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Employee Benefits & Well-being Events

This page is your one-stop location for all upcoming events for employee benefits.

May 2024

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Financial Wellness: Spotting the Signs of Elder Financial Exploitation
Financial Wellness: Spotting the Signs of Elder Financial Exploitation

Event Date and Time

Friday, May 3, 2024 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Location (Room location is subject to change.)

Zoom

Information

Human Resource Services will host an informational session on how to protect seniors against financial exploitation, guard them against identity theft, and help them prepare for others managing their finances. Understand why it is difficult for some seniors to identify and/or report financial exploitation. Help seniors determine a trustworthy power of attorney to manage their finances. Learn how to help seniors avoid identity theft through preventive practices, monitoring accounts and credit, and develop a plan for future emergencies. This session will be presented by Regions on May 3 at 11 a.m., via Zoom. Please register in advance.

Online Registration

https://events.blackthorn.io/1I1d7Ba7/5a3H3s1NZqI

Related events for: Financial Wellness

Event Notice

Participation in events that occur during scheduled working hours must be approved by your supervisor. Employees on a university-approved leave should contact hrs-leaves@uni.edu for approval. Stay up-to-date with the status of this session by visiting https://hrs.uni.edu/event-status. If the status of this session changes you will also be notified by UNI email or campus phone. Individuals needing an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact a HRS team member at 319-273-2954, or hrs-benefits@uni.edu, at least one week prior to the event.

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New Hire Benefits Orientation
New Hire Benefits Orientation

Event Date and Time

Thursday, May 9, 2024 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Location (Room location is subject to change.)

Gilchrist 009

Information

Learn about the benefits UNI offers, how to use them, and how to enroll. Please register in advance.

Online Registration

https://events.blackthorn.io/1I1d7Ba7/5a3H3s2Kg9B

Related events for: Own Your Benefits

Event Notice

Participation in events that occur during scheduled working hours must be approved by your supervisor. Employees on a university-approved leave should contact hrs-leaves@uni.edu for approval. Stay up-to-date with the status of this session by visiting https://hrs.uni.edu/event-status. If the status of this session changes you will also be notified by UNI email or campus phone. Individuals needing an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact a HRS team member at 319-273-2954, or hrs-benefits@uni.edu, at least one week prior to the event.

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Own Your Benefits: One Dental Plan, Two Networks
Own Your Benefits: One Dental Plan, Two Networks

Benefit Highlight Information

Delta Dental, our dental plan vendor, recently wrote about network savings in the Delta Dental Benefits Spotlight. Our UNI Dental Plan has two networks, the Delta Dental PPOSM and Delta Dental Premier®. Delta Dental wrote the differences as:

  • Delta Dental PPO: Dentists in this network agree to the lowest fees for services and includes 43% of Iowa dentists.
  • Delta Dental Premier: Dentists in this network agree to lower fees for services and includes 93% of Iowa’s dentists and 80% of dentists nationwide.

You can check to see which network your dentist participates in by using the Find a Provider Tool or by asking your dentist.

Related events for: Own Your Benefits

Event Notice

Participation in events that occur during scheduled working hours must be approved by your supervisor. Employees on a university-approved leave should contact hrs-leaves@uni.edu for approval. Stay up-to-date with the status of this session by visiting https://hrs.uni.edu/event-status. If the status of this session changes you will also be notified by UNI email or campus phone. Individuals needing an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact a HRS team member at 319-273-2954, or hrs-benefits@uni.edu, at least one week prior to the event.

 
 
My Well-being: Health and Fitness 55+
My Well-being: Health and Fitness 55+

Event Date and Time

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location (Room location is subject to change.)

Gilchrist Hall 009

Information

Human Resource Services will host an interactive session on maintaining health and fitness at age 55+. Participants will learn tips, tricks, and exercises that are safe and will help maintain a healthy lifestyle. This hour-long session will be presented by Merriam Lake, with MercyOne Wellness, on May 15 at noon in Gilchrist 009. Please register in advance.

Online Registration

https://events.blackthorn.io/1I1d7Ba7/5a3H3s1NYqq

Related events for: My Well-being

Event Notice

Participation in events that occur during scheduled working hours must be approved by your supervisor. Employees on a university-approved leave should contact hrs-leaves@uni.edu for approval. Stay up-to-date with the status of this session by visiting https://hrs.uni.edu/event-status. If the status of this session changes you will also be notified by UNI email or campus phone. Individuals needing an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact a HRS team member at 319-273-2954, or hrs-benefits@uni.edu, at least one week prior to the event.

Event Status: On-time
 
 
 
My Well-being: National Bike to Work Day
My Well-being: National Bike to Work Day

Benefit Highlight Information

May 17 is National Bike to Work Day. Join us in celebrating by riding your bike to work on May 17. Talk to your UNI coworkers and friends, grab your helmet and water bottle and ride to work together. If you live out of town, pick a location in town (i.e. the mall) to ride into campus from. Take a picture of yourself with your bike helmet on once you get to work and email the picture to employeewellbeing@uni.edu. Those that participate will get a UNI drawstring bag (quantity limited).

Related events for: My Well-being

Event Notice

Participation in events that occur during scheduled working hours must be approved by your supervisor. Employees on a university-approved leave should contact hrs-leaves@uni.edu for approval. Stay up-to-date with the status of this session by visiting https://hrs.uni.edu/event-status. If the status of this session changes you will also be notified by UNI email or campus phone. Individuals needing an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact a HRS team member at 319-273-2954, or hrs-benefits@uni.edu, at least one week prior to the event.

 
 
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New Hire Benefits Orientation
New Hire Benefits Orientation

Event Date and Time

Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Add to Calendar

Location (Room location is subject to change.)

Gilchrist 009

Information

Learn about the benefits UNI offers, how to use them, and how to enroll. Please register in advance.

Online Registration

https://events.blackthorn.io/1I1d7Ba7/5a3H3s2Kg9f

Related events for: Own Your Benefits

Event Notice

Participation in events that occur during scheduled working hours must be approved by your supervisor. Employees on a university-approved leave should contact hrs-leaves@uni.edu for approval. Stay up-to-date with the status of this session by visiting https://hrs.uni.edu/event-status. If the status of this session changes you will also be notified by UNI email or campus phone. Individuals needing an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact a HRS team member at 319-273-2954, or hrs-benefits@uni.edu, at least one week prior to the event.

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Own Your Benefits: Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Own Your Benefits: Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Benefit Highlight Information

Summer is a great time to remind those who have elected an FSA that it can be used on many over-the-counter items. Sunscreen and over-the-counter allergy medications are eligible for reimbursement. For a listing of eligible expenses, as well as over-the-counter eligible expenses, visit the FSA website.

Related events for: Own Your Benefits

Event Notice

Participation in events that occur during scheduled working hours must be approved by your supervisor. Employees on a university-approved leave should contact hrs-leaves@uni.edu for approval. Stay up-to-date with the status of this session by visiting https://hrs.uni.edu/event-status. If the status of this session changes you will also be notified by UNI email or campus phone. Individuals needing an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact a HRS team member at 319-273-2954, or hrs-benefits@uni.edu, at least one week prior to the event.

 
 
 
 
 
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New Hire Benefits Orientation
New Hire Benefits Orientation

Event Date and Time

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Add to Calendar

Location (Room location is subject to change.)

Zoom

Information

Learn about the benefits UNI offers, how to use them, and how to enroll. Please register in advance.

Online Registration

https://events.blackthorn.io/1I1d7Ba7/4a3H3sX5xQ

Related events for: Own Your Benefits

Event Notice

Participation in events that occur during scheduled working hours must be approved by your supervisor. Employees on a university-approved leave should contact hrs-leaves@uni.edu for approval. Stay up-to-date with the status of this session by visiting https://hrs.uni.edu/event-status. If the status of this session changes you will also be notified by UNI email or campus phone. Individuals needing an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact a HRS team member at 319-273-2954, or hrs-benefits@uni.edu, at least one week prior to the event.

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New Hire Benefits Orientation
New Hire Benefits Orientation

Event Date and Time

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Add to Calendar

Location (Room location is subject to change.)

Gilchrist 009

Information

Learn about the benefits UNI offers, how to use them, and how to enroll. Please register in advance.

Online Registration

https://events.blackthorn.io/1I1d7Ba7/4a3H3sX5u7

Related events for: Own Your Benefits

Event Notice

Participation in events that occur during scheduled working hours must be approved by your supervisor. Employees on a university-approved leave should contact hrs-leaves@uni.edu for approval. Stay up-to-date with the status of this session by visiting https://hrs.uni.edu/event-status. If the status of this session changes you will also be notified by UNI email or campus phone. Individuals needing an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact a HRS team member at 319-273-2954, or hrs-benefits@uni.edu, at least one week prior to the event.

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Own Your Benefits: How to Access Your Benefits Accounts
Own Your Benefits: How to Access Your Benefits Accounts

Benefit Highlight Information

Many of the benefits offered by the University have their own unique platform in which a member can log into to assist in managing their benefits. The platforms may contain specific data pertaining to the members account, or additional benefits and tips to utilizing the plan. Examples would be MyWellmark for your health plan, Delta Dental for your dental plan, ASIFlex for your flex spending account, or IPERS and TIAA for retirement. If you want more information regarding a specific benefit, and how to log in, please take a look at Human Resource Services How to Access Your Online Benefits Accounts webpage.

Related events for: Own Your Benefits

Event Notice

Participation in events that occur during scheduled working hours must be approved by your supervisor. Employees on a university-approved leave should contact hrs-leaves@uni.edu for approval. Stay up-to-date with the status of this session by visiting https://hrs.uni.edu/event-status. If the status of this session changes you will also be notified by UNI email or campus phone. Individuals needing an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact a HRS team member at 319-273-2954, or hrs-benefits@uni.edu, at least one week prior to the event.

 
 
 
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New Hire Benefits Orientation
New Hire Benefits Orientation

Event Date and Time

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Add to Calendar

Location (Room location is subject to change.)

Zoom

Information

Learn about the benefits UNI offers, how to use them, and how to enroll. Please register in advance.

Online Registration

https://events.blackthorn.io/1I1d7Ba7/4a3H3sX5xV

Related events for: Own Your Benefits

Event Notice

Participation in events that occur during scheduled working hours must be approved by your supervisor. Employees on a university-approved leave should contact hrs-leaves@uni.edu for approval. Stay up-to-date with the status of this session by visiting https://hrs.uni.edu/event-status. If the status of this session changes you will also be notified by UNI email or campus phone. Individuals needing an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact a HRS team member at 319-273-2954, or hrs-benefits@uni.edu, at least one week prior to the event.

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