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May 3, 2021

Celebrating Milestones

A number of employees in the Division of Academic and Student Affairs were recognized for years of service milestones in 2020. Please join DASA Human Resources in thanking the following individuals for their years of service. 

Apr 19, 2021

Employee Emergency Loan Program

Eligible employees can now apply for a short-term loan (no more than $500) in the event of an emergency. Loans are interest-free and paid back via payroll deduction. Examples of situations warranting the use of an emergency loan may include: a family medical emergency, threatened foreclosure, eviction, rent arrears at a primary residence, emergency automobile… 

Mar 16, 2021

SHRA Appraisal Information Sessions

The SHRA performance cycle ends on March 31st, meaning that supervisors should prepare to complete annual appraisals in April and early May. Appraisals are due to DASA Human Resources by Friday, May 14, 2021. DASA Human Resources will offer three informational sessions for supervisors in April. Sessions will offer a review of requirements, special circumstances… 

Feb 3, 2021

Resilience Resources

When the COVID-19 pandemic first appeared in early 2020, it was hard to imagine how it would impact everyone for so long and in so many aspects of our lives. We also know that this pandemic has added stressors such as managing remote school for children, caring for family members who are at elevated risk,… 

Jan 17, 2021

Retirement Planning with TIAA

LaFreita Whitehead from TIAA is available today for retirement planning sessions. No matter where you are in life – just getting started or planning for retirement – a counseling session can help you create a plan for your goals. These sessions are at no additional cost, just register in advance as space is limited. Register… 

Aug 28, 2020

Planning Ahead for Open Enrollment

2021 Open Enrollment will be held October 15 through 31, 2020. Start reviewing information now so you are prepared to make the best decisions for your health! All members will automatically be enrolled in the 70/30 Plan for the 2021 benefit year, which will have an $85 employee-only premium. Members receive a $25 premium reduction… 

Aug 6, 2020

Special Circumstance Review

The policies and practices put in place around COVID-19 are designed to help protect all members of the Pack. While the university is implementing safety practices and guidance for reactivating campus, special circumstances related to students, employees/employment, disability accommodations, and safety may arise that require additional review and guidance, such as: Workplace Safety reasons related to COVID-19:… 

Jul 6, 2020

HR Expert Tips: Manager Dashboard

Supervisors have quick and easy access to information about their direct reports at any time, without even reaching out to DASA HR (but we are happy to provide guidance). You can use the Manager Dashboard to: Approve leave or submit leave on behalf of a direct report Review separation information Review job actions and see… 

Jun 30, 2020

New RED System for COI & NOI Process

Research Enterprise Data System (RED) The COI/NOI module of the Research Enterprise Data (RED) system launched on May 12, 2020.  All new Conflict of Interest (COI) disclosures and Notice of Intent (NOI) must now be submitted through RED.  The legacy COI system and NOI system are still accessible in read-only format for reference, review, and… 

Jun 23, 2020

HR Expert Tips: WolfTime

DASA HR tends to see confusion and errors when the WolfTime Leave system is used to request leave instead of just using to submit actual leave used.  For example, you request Friday off with 8 hours of annual leave but then end up not taking the day off as planned OR working extra hours during…