2020

December

2020 Year-End Leave Information and Reminders Regarding Benefits and Leave

Useful information and reminders regarding leave earnings and usage for Calendar Year 2020.

Reminder: Register Your Winter 2020 Events Involving Minors

The IUP Protection of Minors policy states that a program administrator must register events involving minors with the university, with limited exception. The event registry web page is available, and the registration process must begin at least 30 days before the day of the event.

October

Free Virtual Seminar on Breast Health, October 28

Join us for a virtual Zoom seminar on breast health, presented by Dr. Dan Clark, a breast surgeon at IRMC. Learn more about prevention, symptoms, and treatment options. 

Virtual Retirement Informational Event, Nov. 5

If you are thinking about retiring and are unsure of what steps to take next, join us on Thursday, November 5, 2020, for a one-of-a-kind opportunity to get answers to your biggest retirement planning questions.

2021 Flexible Spending Account Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for Flexible Spending Accounts through Employee Self Service begins Monday, October 19, and  ends Friday, November 6, 2020.

2020 PEBTF Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for PEBTF begins on October 19 and ends on Friday, November 6, 2020.

Flu Shot Clinic on Campus, October 14

Flu vaccines will be administered by Rite Aid Pharmacy on  October 14, 2020 ,from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Folger Hall.

September

Flu Vaccine Clinic for IUP Campus Community in October

Flu vaccines will be administered by Rite Aid Pharmacy on October 1 and October 14, 2020, in Folger Hall.

July

AFSCME, SPFPA, OPEIU, PSSU, and SCUPA Seniority Lists for January-June 2020 Posted

In accordance with each collective bargaining agreement, the seniority lists have been posted electronically on the Human Resources’ Seniority Reports web page.

June

Deadline for (Non-Faculty) Retirement with Enhanced Sick Leave Payout

AFSCME, SCUPA, OPEIU, POA, SPFPA, SEIU, coaches, and non-represented employees who are eligible and planing to retire must submit notice of retirement by Friday, June 26, 2020, to participate in the Enhanced Sick Leave Payout Program.

Register for Virtual Financial Counseling Sessions with TIAA

Sign up for a financial counseling session with TIAA and get advice and education about your retirement savings, managing debt, and your investment strategy. Virtual counseling sessions are available by secure online connection or phone.

Reminder: Register Your Summer 2020 Events Involving Minors

The IUP Protection of Minors policy states that a program administrator must register events involving minors with the university, with limited exception. The event registry webpage is available, and the registration process must begin at least 30 days before the day of the event. 

May

Update for Employees, May 21

Information for employees following President Driscoll's announcement about plans for Fall 2020.

Update For Employees, May 8, 2020

Governor Wolf continues to classify Indiana County in the “red” phase, which means that the stay-at-home order remains in place.

Virtual Financial Counseling Sessions with TIAA

Sign up for a virtual financial counseling session with TIAA, and get advice and education about your retirement savings, managing debt, and your investment strategy.

April

Last Day for Open Enrollment for Managers, OPEIU, SPFPA, APSCUF, Coaches: May 1

Open enrollment for managers, OPEIU, SPFPA, APSCUF, and coaches is May 1 with an effective date of July 1, 2020. If you do not have changes, no action is required during open enrollment.

Faculty Phased Retirement Requests Due April 26

Eligible faculty members can begin a phased retirement arrangement in fall 2020, provided they submit their proposed arrangement by April 26, 2020.

Open Enrollment for Managers, OPEIU, SPFPA, APSCUF, Coaches: April 20-May 1

Open enrollment for managers, OPEIU, SPFPA, APSCUF, and coaches will be held April 20 to May 1 with an effective date of July 1, 2020. If you do not have changes, no action is required during open enrollment.

March

Canceled: Eat Right 4 Life Program

Due to the circumstances regarding the coronavirus, the last two weeks of this program have been canceled.

Retirement Counselor Onsite Visits Temporarily Suspended

Steps are being taken to prioritize the safety of the ARP vendor’s employees as well as their clients. Effective March 16, 2020, retirement counselors have temporarily suspended on-site visits as well as face-to-face client meetings.   

Deferred Compensation Meetings in March Canceled

All in-person meetings with Shawn Amblod from Empower Retirement scheduled for March have been canceled. They will be rescheduled for a later time.

Canceled: PNC Home Ownership Seminar on April 1

The Financial Wellness Workshop, “Navigating Home Ownership,” presented by PNC WorkPlace Banking and scheduled for Wednesday April 1, 2020, has been canceled.

Tobacco-Cessation Program Begins Next Week

A seven-week tobacco-cessation program, conducted by Diana Mihalcik of Adagio Health, will be offered to the IUP community (students, staff, and faculty) every Tuesday from March 17 through April 28.

Free Home Ownership Seminar Presented by PNC on April 1

Buying a home is the biggest financial commitment we’ll ever make. PNC is presenting a free workshop on April 1, 2020, for current and prospective homeowners to learn how to approach the homebuying process and avoid predatory lenders.

Reminder: Register Your Spring 2020 Events Involving Minors

In accordance with the IUP Protection of Minors policy, all events involving minors must be registered with the university.

February

Tobacco Cessation Classes for IUP Community

A seven-week tobacco cessation program, conducted by Diana Mihalcik of Adagio Health, will be offered to the IUP community (students, staff, and faculty) every Tuesday from March 17 through April 28.

Inclement Weather Reminder for March 2020

The Office of Human Resources has provided information to explain procedures during periods of inclement weather for March 2020. There is an important distinction between the decision to cancel classes and the decision to close the university.

Eat Right 4 Life Begins This Week

Spots are filling up fast. Reserve your space for a four-week series of educational programs and recipe demonstrations from some of the best-rated diets.

Cheers to Your Heart Wellness Painting Event Today

Join IRMC for a seminar to learn about being heart-healthy over your lunch hour on Thursday, February 20. Participants can earn Healthy U points and take home their own painting.

Four-Week Eat Right 4 Life Wellness Starts February 26

Join IRMC registered dietitians and IUP dietetic interns for a four-week series of educational program and recipe demonstrations from some of the best-rated diets.

Paint and Learn Heart Health at “Cheers to Your Heart” February 20

Join IRMC for a seminar to learn about being heart-healthy over your lunch hour on Thursday, February 20.  Participants can earn Healthy U points and take home their own painting.

Faculty Retirement Information Session

A retirement information session developed specifically for faculty members will be provided on Wednesday, February 12, by Brenda Mundell, director, System Employee Benefits, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

January

Inclement Weather Reminder for February 2020

The Office of Human Resources has provided information to explain procedures during periods of inclement weather for February 2020. There is an important distinction between the decision to cancel classes and the decision to close the university.

AFSCME, SPFPA, OPEIU, PSSU, and SCUPA Seniority Lists for July-December 2019 Posted

In accordance with each collective bargaining agreement, the seniority lists have been posted electronically on our Seniority Reports web page. IUP network login is required to view this report online.

Inclement Weather Reminder for January 2020

The Office of Human Resources has provided information to explain procedures during periods of inclement weather for January 2020. There is an important distinction between the decision to cancel classes and the decision to close the university.