Now that summer is in full swing, it’s the perfect time to hit the trails! If you’re looking to get out there, and get active, did you know both UNI and the Cedar Valley have an extensive network of scenic trails?
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The President and Executive Management Team have recently approved revisions to policy 4.75 Staff Tuition Reimbursement Program. The purpose of the Staff Tuition Reimbursement Program is to encourage continual learning and educational development by providing tuition reimbursement to eligible Merit and Professional & Scientific staff. A key policy update effective June 1, 2015 is eligible staff members may take coursework under the program without pursuing a degree or certification.
The University supports and encourages a staff member’s continual learning and educational development by providing financial support through the Staff Tuition Reimbursement Program (STRP). Through this employee benefit, staff members are able to receive funding to help reach their academic goals. The program is available to Merit and Professional & Scientific staff members holding a non-temporary position appointment of at least 20 hours per week and having at least one year of continuous non-temporary University service.
Cedar Valley’s Bike to Work Week is taking place from May 11-15. In the spirit of this week, UNI Employee Well-being encourages you to get active, and also, show us! Individuals that post a picture of themselves biking to work during this week, will be entered in a drawing for an exciting incentive prize! Picture submissions should be added to the Employee Well-being Facebook page by Sunday, May 17, as winners will be announced the following Monday!
Beginning Monday, May 11, summer hours for university offices will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Summer hours will remain in effect through Friday, August 14. Please coordinate department operations accordingly and communicate changes to affected staff.
Employees are invited to attend an educational session on UNI's process and procedure for workplace accommodation requests under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
EAP is offering a topical webinar on January 28, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. It will focus on how those who have fallen off the wellness wagon can get back on track. This presentation will explore the multiple dimensions of well-being and lead you to the beginning of a journey where you seek (and eventually find) your life purpose. Registration is required.
On Wednesday, January 28, from 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. EAP will be offering a seminar focusing on Holiday recovery. Beat the winter "blahs" by learning skills to de-stress and focus on your goals for 2015. Advance registration is required.
Recent reporting from the CDC noted that flu activity continues to expand. With the start of the spring semester now is a good time to remind the campus community of good prevention tips in an effort to minimize the spread of the flu. If you are exhibiting symptoms of the flu please remain home while you are ill, to avoid further spread. For more information visit: www.uni.edu/hrs/FluPrevention