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New employee discount: 10% off at GFS

Published: Fri Dec 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

Just added!

10% Discount at Gordon Food Services
Gordon Food Service Store located at 5440 N. Main St. in Mishawaka is offering Notre Dame employees a 10% discount on your purchase made December 19-27, 2014. Here’s how to redeem this offer:

1. Click here, and print the coupon.
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Request for update of disability, veteran, & race/ethnicity status

Published: Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 07:05AM

To: All University Faculty and Staff

The University of Notre Dame is committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive campus community that embraces the talents and achievements of all individuals.

While this commitment to a diverse workforce is driven by our Catholic character, monitoring and reporting our progress is also required by federal law. Read full article

Congratulations to Your HRQ $1,000 winners

Published: Tue Dec 2, 2014 at 03:00PM

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Congratulations to this year’s $1,000 winners! The names of five faculty and staff members who completed a health screening and Your HRQ were drawn at random to receive the prizes:

  • Dr. Ani Aprahamian – Physics
  • Laura DeLuca – Customer IT Solutions
  • Garrett Mandeville – Alliance for Catholic Education
  • Patrick Rader – Hesburgh Libraries
  • Michael Urbaniak – Campus Ministry
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2015 Benefits Confirmation Statements now available online

Published: Tue Dec 2, 2014 at 11:25AM

Written changes must be received by Friday, Dec. 5.

2015 benefits confirmation statements are now available online for benefit-eligible faculty and staff at http://openenroll.nd.edu.

Or, log in to inside.nd.edu, click the “My Resources” tab, look for the Human Resources channel, and click “Open Enrollment.” Read full article

403(b) Early Choice Investment Election Window ends at 4pm Friday, Dec. 12

Published: Tue Dec 2, 2014 at 11:00AM

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The UND 403(b) Plan Early Choice Investment Election Window ends at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. If you haven’t already made your investment choices, here are three actions you are encouraged to take:

1. Schedule a one-on-one consultation.

A Fidelity Planning and Guidance Consultant can walk you through upcoming changes in the UND Read full article

New ID cards for all medical plan participants

Published: Tue Dec 2, 2014 at 11:00AM

New ID cards will soon be mailed for all medical plan participants.

To ensure that all participants have the most up to date identification, Meritain will be mailing out new cards even if plan changes were not made. Look for your new cards to arrive before the first of the year. Read full article

December 2014 Be Well Series: Diabetes

Published: Tue Dec 2, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Be Well Series is a monthly health and wellness education series for benefit-eligible faculty and staff and their spouses. From high blood pressure to skin cancer to home safety, these quick on-campus programs are designed to help you lead a happier, healthier life.

December 2014 Be Well Series: Diabetes…

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Mammograms on Campus - Dec. 11 & 12

Published: Tue Dec 2, 2014 at 10:00AM

This preventive offering is available annually for no cost to female Notre Dame faculty and staff enrolled in a University medical plan, beginning at age 40 (women age 35-39 may receive one baseline exam at no cost), and is “in-network” for both CHA and Select networks.

Thursday, Dec. 11
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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Record attendance at 2014 Irish Health

Published: Mon Dec 1, 2014 at 02:20PM

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More than 2,100 Notre Dame faculty and staff attended this year’s Irish Health benefits and wellness fair, topping previous years’ attendance records by several hundred. Over 665 health screenings were completed at the event, and 38 of you took home door prizes worth more than $2500! Read full article

Wellness Center 2014 Holiday Hours

Published: Mon Dec 1, 2014 at 02:00PM

The Notre Dame Wellness Center will observe the following hours over the holidays:

Thanksgiving:

Thanksgiving, Thursday Nov. 22 closed
Friday, Nov. 23 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 24 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon

Christmas Break: Read full article

ND Voice participation tops 80%

Published: Mon Dec 1, 2014 at 01:00PM

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With a response rate of over 80 percent, participation in the recent ND Voice 2014 employee engagement survey was the highest ever. Many thanks to the faculty and staff who provided feedback to help the Notre Dame workplace be the best it can be.

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Over 140 attend Career Development Day

Published: Mon Dec 1, 2014 at 01:00PM

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Many thanks to the more than 140 Notre Dame staff who attended Career Development Day on November 12, hosted by the Office of Human Resources at the Notre Dame Conference Center. The event was designed to help employees learn ways to develop their Notre Dame career and promote networking with other members of the University community. Read full article

New Maximum Amount for Health Care Spending Account

Published: Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 01:25PM

The Internal Revenue Service has recently increased the maximum amount that may be contributed to a health care spending account from $2,500 to $2,550. This change was announced after the University’s Open Enrollment materials were distributed.

If you would like to increase your election to the new maximum of $2,550, please do the following: Read full article

Mid-year reviews due Nov. 30

Published: Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 03:00PM

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It’s time to check progress towards your Goals and Development Plan by entering comments about your achievements to date.

What to do:
1. Log into eNDeavor and look for Step 3 in your To-Do tasks.
2. Click “Go” on the task and enter comments about progress for all four sections: Goals, University Values, Development Plan, and Summary.
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Mammograms on Campus - Tues., Nov. 18

Published: Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 03:00PM

This preventive offering is available annually for no cost to female Notre Dame faculty and staff enrolled in a University medical plan, beginning at age 40 (women age 35-39 may receive one baseline exam at no cost), and is “in-network” for both CHA and Select networks.

Tuesday, Nov. 18
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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Newly-enrolled spouses may complete your HRQ through Nov. 7

Published: Tue Nov 4, 2014 at 03:00PM

If you are adding your spouse to a University of Notre Dame Medical Plan for 2015, it’s not too late for your spouse to also complete a health screening and Your HRQ to receive the $60 pay credit.

Health screenings and Your HRQ for newly-enrolled spouses must be completed by November 7. Please contact the Notre Dame Wellness Center at 574-634-9355 to schedule an appointment for a screening and Your HRQ Read full article

Career Development Day - Wednesday, Nov. 12

Published: Tue Nov 4, 2014 at 02:00PM

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View event poster (PDF)

Free professional development event for Notre Dame faculty and staff:

Wed., Nov. 12, 2014

8:00 a.m. – noon

McKenna Hall

November 12 is National Career Development Day. Notre Dame is committed to the professional development of all employees through training workshops, educational benefits, career counseling services, and more. The Office of Human Resources invites all faculty and staff to celebrate National Career Development Day by exploring these opportunities and programs, learning how to grow your Notre Dame career, and networking with other members of the University community. Read full article

Weight Watchers Open House - Wednesday, Nov. 12

Published: Mon Nov 3, 2014 at 05:00PM

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Wednesday, Nov. 12
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Rolfs Sports Rec Center, Lower Level

Learn more about the Weight Watchers program and Monthly Pass discount for Notre Dame faculty and staff. Cost to participant with Notre Dame subsidy is just $29.96 per month! Meetings are held on-campus every Wednesday at 12 noon. Read full article

Be Well Series: November is the Great American Smokeout month

Published: Thu Oct 30, 2014 at 03:00PM

The Be Well Series is a monthly health and wellness education series for benefit-eligible faculty and staff and their spouses. From high blood pressure to skin cancer to home safety, these quick on-campus programs are designed to help you lead a happier, healthier life. Read full article

November & December UND 403(b) Retirement Plan Transition Workshops

Published: Mon Oct 27, 2014 at 08:00AM

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Attend a transition workshop with a Fidelity representative to learn more about upcoming changes to the University of Notre Dame 403(b) Retirement Plan. These open sessions for faculty and staff will provide additional details on plan changes and the opportunity for questions and answers. Read full article

ND Voice employee survey closes Oct. 31

Published: Sat Oct 25, 2014 at 08:00AM

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ND Voice 2014 is the University’s fifth bi-annual employee engagement survey. This confidential survey asks staff and participating faculty for opinions on workplace topics such as training, pay and benefits, respect and fairness, and more. Feedback helps the Notre Dame workplace – and each department – be the best it can be.

The ND Voice survey opens October 13, and closes October 31. Read full article

Childrens' Educational Benefits Information Sessions

Published: Fri Oct 24, 2014 at 11:00AM

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Please join us to learn more about the Educational Benefits offered by the University for children of eligible faculty and staff.

Monday, November 10, 2014
7:00 p.m.
DeBartolo Hall, Room 102

The information session will:

  • Review educational benefits for attendance at Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s and other colleges and universities
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Participant FAQ - University of Notre Dame Employees’ Pension Plan Annual Funding Notice

Published: Wed Oct 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

What is the Annual Funding Notice and why am I receiving it?

A. No action is required. The Annual Funding Notice is a notice the University is required to distribute to comply with a federal law known as the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA). Its purpose is to give participants (active, inactive and beneficiaries) information regarding the funding status of the pension plan. The information contained in the notice and the way it is presented are as required by PPA Read full article

Irish Health Benefits and Wellness Fair Oct. 22 & 23

Published: Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 04:00PM

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Visit over 50 benefits vendors and campus partners. Consult with health experts, learn about benefits programs and options, and enjoy free refreshments, services, massages, and giveaways!

Wednesday, October 22, 12 noon – 7 pm
Thursday, October 23, 7 am – 12 noon
Rolfs Sports Rec Center
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Be Well Series: Awareness topics in October

Published: Thu Sep 25, 2014 at 01:55PM

The Be Well Series is a monthly health and wellness education series for benefit-eligible faculty and staff and their spouses. From high blood pressure to skin cancer to home safety, these quick on-campus programs are designed to help you lead a happier, healthier life. Read full article

Free health screenings for night shift staff

Published: Wed Sep 24, 2014 at 09:45AM

On the night of Thursday, Oct. 2, the Notre Dame Wellness Center will hold late-night health screenings for benefit-eligible night shift staff.

Thursday, Oct. 2
10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. (Fri.)
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For more information about health screenings and Your HRQ, visit hr.nd.edu/benefits Read full article

askHR Appointment Scheduler to be discontinued effective August 27

Published: Mon Aug 25, 2014 at 03:00PM

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Due to unanticipated changes from the service provider, the HR Appointment Scheduler will be discontinued at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 27. At that time, the Scheduler will become inactive.

The Scheduler will remain available for appointments through the close of the business day on Wednesday, August 27. Appointments entered prior to that time will be saved. Read full article

Be Well Series: September is National Cholesterol Awareness Month

Published: Fri Aug 22, 2014 at 11:00AM

The Be Well Series is a monthly health and wellness education series for benefit-eligible faculty and staff and their spouses. From high blood pressure to skin cancer to home safety, these quick on-campus programs are designed to help you lead a happier, healthier life. Read full article

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Football Practice Saturday, August 16

Published: Wed Aug 6, 2014 at 05:00PM

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Opening Mass and Picnic: Tuesday, August 26

Published: Wed Aug 6, 2014 at 09:00AM

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UPDATE Tuesday 11:45 a.m.: due to weather concerns, the location of the picnic has been changed to North and South Dining Halls, immediately following Mass.

This traditional gathering is an opportunity for students, faculty, staff and their families to formally usher in the year and to welcome new members of our community to campus.

Mass will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Joyce Center’s Purcell Pavilion, with a procession of faculty and student leaders beginning from the North Dome at 5:20 p.m.

Enjoy a picnic, family fun, and music immediately after Mass at both the North and South Dining Halls. Dinner will be served until 8:15 p.m. Read full article