As a reminder, beginning Monday, August 17 university offices will resume normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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With this morning's campus closure, all non-temporary staff who were scheduled to work during this time are to be kept in paid status without the need for using vacation or earned compensatory time accruals. Staff who were not scheduled to work during this closure will not be paid for these hours. Staff who were already approved to be absent from work utilizing vacation, earned compensatory time, sick leave or unpaid time will continue with those approved plans.
Please contact your supervisor with any questions that you may have.
July 26, 2015 represents 25 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Join UNI Student Disability Services and Exceptional Persons, Inc. to celebrate this milestone. Meet at the fountain outside of Maucker Union at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28. Fill out a poster to tell everyone why you are celebrating, then keynote speaker, Provost Jim Wohlpart will kick off a 1-mile walk around campus. Please contact Katie Schug or Ashley Brickley with any questions 319-273-2677 or email@example.com.
Employee Well-being would like to congratulate the July Well-being Champion, Danielle Martens. When asked what inspires her to be well, and what wellness means to her, Danielle said: "Living well and being well is a huge part of challenging myself physically, mentally and spiritually. I love moving and helping others move! I'm inspired by my students that come to get a workout with me every week at The Training Center in Cedar Falls. Making new friends and enjoying a fun workout brings joy to my life and keeps me motivated!
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?
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.