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English as a New Language (ENL) classes for staff

Published: Mon Aug 3, 2015 at 01:00PM

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Click to download 2015 poster (PDF)

2015-2016 classes begin in September

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Free High School Equivalency Diploma classes for staff

Published: Mon Aug 3, 2015 at 01:00PM

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2015-2016 classes begin in September

Formerly the GED program, this preparation program will help employees obtain the skills and knowledge needed to complete the High School Equivalency Diploma examination. All courses are taught on Notre Dame’s campus by South Bend Community School Corporation instructors. Read full article

Weight Watchers - New Time

Published: Wed Jul 29, 2015 at 12:00PM

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Beginning Wednesday, August 5, on-campus Weight Watchers meetings will be held at a new time:

Weight Watchers Meetings
Wednesdays 12:15 p.m.. (weigh-in begins at 12 noon)
Rolfs Sports Recreation Center

Faculty/staff membership is just $18.25/month. Read full article

New leadership, new offerings for staff development

Published: Tue Jul 28, 2015 at 10:00AM

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Empowerment through education

BY SCOTT PALMER, HUMAN RESOURCES

Just one month into her new role as manager of HR learning and organizational development, Jeanne Monsma is putting the finishing touches on a fall lineup of more than 35 learning programs and series programs for faculty and staff.

“We’ve always valued professional development at Notre Dame, but the success of our programs has meant a lot of waiting lists,” says Monsma. “We have a renewed energy around meeting more of the demand.” Read full article

School physicals available at Notre Dame Wellness Center

Published: Wed Jul 8, 2015 at 04:00PM

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If your child needs a physical exam before participating in school sports or other activities, schedule one with the Notre Dame Wellness Center pediatrician, Dr. Toni Medaglia, on:

  • Saturday, June 20, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
  • Saturday, July 18, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
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Mammograms on Campus - Monday, July 20

Published: Tue Jul 7, 2015 at 11:25AM

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.

Monday, July 20
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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Salary notifications available through July

Published: Tue Jul 7, 2015 at 11:20AM

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Salary notifications for fiscal year 2015-16 are available through July on insideND.

To review your notification:

  • Log in to insideND with your NetID and password
  • Click the “My Resources” tab
  • In the “Employee Personal Information” channel, expand the “Your Pay Information” heading
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Reminder to parents: apply now for fall tuition benefit

Published: Tue Jul 7, 2015 at 11:00AM

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A reminder to parents using the portable tuition benefit for their children: now is the time to submit your tuition benefit application for the Fall 2015 semester.

To get started, review the tuition benefit policy Read full article

Free health screenings begin now through Nov. 6

Published: Mon Jul 6, 2015 at 03:00PM

Free health screenings 2015 - Own Your Numbers

Own your numbers. Get a confidential health screening and be better informed about your health and wellness. Free for benefit-eligible faculty, staff, and spouses, this screening will tell you where you stand on such indicators as blood pressure, cholesterol, body mass index, and more. Read full article

Endeavor upgrade planned; Performance Management process to be adjusted

Published: Wed Jun 24, 2015 at 05:00PM

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An upgrade to the Endeavor application is currently planned for late August. The upgrade, which is expected to bring a simpler and more intuitive experience to all users, will require a period of downtime. Because the exact period of downtime is not yet known, minor adjustments to the Performance Management cycle will be required in anticipation of the upgrade. Read full article

Notre Dame Staff Chaplain / Staff Mass

Published: Wed Jun 24, 2015 at 03:50PM


Staff Mass

Next Staff Mass:
Thursday, August 13
10:00 a.m.
Log Chapel

Staff are invited to celebrate Mass together throughout the 2015-2016 academic year in the Log Chapel. Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Aug. 13, Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10.

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New Weight Watchers discount for faculty and staff

Published: Tue Jun 23, 2015 at 01:10PM

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Faculty/staff membership is just $18.25/month beginning July 1

Your faculty/staff discount to Weight Watchers is getting better. Beginning July 1, 2015, all full time faculty, staff and spouses (with spouse ID) may join at 50% off the already-discounted group rate for weekly meetings and Weight Watchers’ OnlinePlus tools. Meetings are held on campus each Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. Read full article

Long Term Disability insurance to be administered by The Hartford effective July 1

Published: Mon Jun 22, 2015 at 03:05PM

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The University is proud to provide Long Term Disability insurance as one of the many benefits of employment at Notre Dame. Long Term Disability (LTD) insurance provides a monthly benefit to eligible faculty and staff who become disabled and are unable to work.

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Notre Dame ranks 9th in survey of best places to work in IT

Published: Mon Jun 22, 2015 at 02:40PM

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Recognized for the third year in a row, the University of Notre Dame ranks ninth among large organizations in IDG’s Computerworld 2015 Best Places to Work in IT. The 22nd annual survey ranks organizations that provide challenging work for information technology employees while providing great benefits and compensation. Read full article

Young Faculty and Staff Social Thursday, June 18

Published: Mon Jun 15, 2015 at 12:00PM

Join over 100 young faculty and staff from the University for a fun evening of socializing and networking. Learn about a new group being formed on campus to connect and support young professionals that work at Notre Dame. The event is geared especially towards those under the age of 45.

Thursday, June 18, 2015
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Photos from 2015 Staff Picnic

Published: Fri Jun 12, 2015 at 03:00PM

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Thanks to everyone who went Back to the ’80s with us at the 2015 staff picnic! See photos from the event.

Extra special thanks to the event staff of University Catering, the culinary staff from North Dining Hall who cooked the delicious food on site, and everyone else who worked so hard behind the scenes. You all make such big events look easy when we know they’re not. Thank you! Read full article

Team Irish Award nominations close June 26

Published: Thu Jun 4, 2015 at 12:00PM

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The Presidential Team Irish Award program publicly recognizes staff teams that exemplify the University’s core values on behalf of their department and the University. A winning team is recognized during each of the home football games.

If you know a team that deserves recognition, make a nomination here Read full article

Mammograms on Campus - Mon., June 15

Published: Mon Jun 1, 2015 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.

Monday, June 15
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Read full article

Back to the '80s! Staff picnic Thursday, June 11

Published: Wed May 27, 2015 at 08:00PM

Join us Thursday, June 11 as the 2015 staff picnic takes you Back to the ’80s!

Thursday, June 11
11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
South Quad

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Grab your neon shades and hoverboard and come enjoy some totally awesome food, ice cream, music, and giveaways. Read full article

Discounted tickets to Lead Michiana

Published: Tue May 5, 2015 at 11:50PM

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The University of Notre Dame is a proud sponsor of Lead Michiana, the largest Michiana leadership gathering of the year. This half-day event, created to expose local leaders to the most successful leadership practitioners from around the country, will feature five accomplished speakers presenting on such topics as: Read full article

Mammograms on Campus - Monday, May 11

Published: Tue May 5, 2015 at 12:00PM

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.

Monday, May 11
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Read full article

Saving for College with 529 College Savings Plans

Published: Tue May 5, 2015 at 11:00AM

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College is one of the best investments you can make for your children. It’s also one of the most expensive. Families paying for college usually draw from a variety of sources – financial aid and grants, employer tuition benefits Read full article

Weight Watchers Open House - Wednesday, April 29

Published: Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 09:00AM

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Open House
Wednesday, April 29
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (Weigh-in begins 11:30)
Rolfs Sports Rec Center

Learn more about the Weight Watchers program and Monthly Pass discount for full time, benefit-eligible Notre Dame faculty and staff. Spouses are eligible too! (Must have ND spouse ID.) Read full article

Fighting Back Against Cancer – Wellness Series Luncheon Talk April 9

Published: Tue Apr 7, 2015 at 01:00PM

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Learn more about how Dr. Sharon Stack and the Harper Cancer Research Institute are fighting back against cancer right here in Michiana.

Thursday, April 9, 12:15-12:45 p.m.
The Meeting Room, Rolfs Sports/Rec Center

Part of the Harper Cancer Research Institute’s Month of Hope Read full article

Wellness Center 2015 Holiday Hours

Published: Mon Apr 6, 2015 at 05:00PM

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The Wellness Center Pharmacy will open a half hour after the Wellness Center opens, and close a half hour after the Wellness Center’s scheduled close time.

For regular hours or to make an appointment, visit the Wellness Center Patient Portal Read full article

Free On-Campus Hearing Assessments - April 23

Published: Thu Apr 2, 2015 at 02:00PM

Free Hearing Assessments for Pre-Screened* Faculty & Staff

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Do you frequently ask people to repeat themselves? Do you often turn up the volume on your TV? You may qualify for a free on-campus hearing assessment.

Thursday, April 23
8:15 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Read full article

Take Care Health is now Premise Health

Published: Thu Apr 2, 2015 at 02:00PM

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The operator of the Notre Dame Wellness Center, Take Care Health Services, has a new name: Premise Health. The new company is a merger between Take Care (a former subsidiary of the Walgreen Co.) and CHS Health Services. Managing more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country, Premise Health is the nation’s most experienced provider of onsite health programs. Read full article

Mammograms on Campus - Wed., April 8

Published: Thu Apr 2, 2015 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.

Wednesday, April 8
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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IVY Tech Information Session April 9

Published: Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 03:00PM

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A fully funded benefit for Notre Dame staff

Earn an IVY Tech associate degree in applied business through this fully-funded staff benefit program. Available to regular full-time & regular part-time hourly or salaried staff.

Information session:

  • Thursday, April 9, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
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Plans for the Future: Notre Dame’s Health Care Strategy Working Group

Published: Mon Mar 9, 2015 at 03:00PM

Health care in the United States has changed dramatically in the last decade, and rising medical plan costs have outpaced many employers’ abilities to meet them.

To guide our response to these challenges, the University has formed the Health Care Strategy Working Group. During Spring 2015, the faculty and staff members of the Working Group will develop and recommend guiding principles for future University medical benefits plan designs that are both competitive and sustainable. Included below are answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding the Health Care Strategy Working Group: Read full article