Safety, Health & Wellness

Policy Statement: People with Disabilities

The University of Connecticut is committed to achieving equal educational and employment opportunity and full participation for persons with disabilities. The Policy Statement: People with Disabilities describes the University’s commitment to nondiscrimination for all persons in employment, academic programs, and access to facilities, programs, activities, and services. It is the University’s policy that no qualified person be […]

Mom Time: Weekly Support Meetings for Moms

If you are a mom, come join us for a weekly support meeting. Come together with other moms & Humphrey Clinic counselors to relax, receive support, share information and participate in creative activities (no artistic talent required). Join us Thursdays March 16th to April 13th When: 5:30PM-7:00PM How much: $10 Where: The Humphrey Clinic, 843 Bolton Road, U-117, Storrs, CT, […]

EAP Frontline Employee – March Newsletter

Featured in this month’s edition: Workplace Cubicles: Civility and Courtesy Tips – “Do you practice common courtesies with cubicle coworkers? Rules to consider…” Nationwide Teen Cyberbullying Survey Reveals Insights – “A new study on teen bullying surveyed 5,600 children between ages 12 and 17 to address various forms of bullying and cyberbullying, “sexting,” and dating […]

Protections for Transgender Students & Employees

As many of you are aware, on Wednesday, the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice rescinded guidance documents that provided certain protections for transgender students, including the right to use restrooms that match the gender with which they identify. We want the university community to know that this action does not change UConn’s longstanding commitment […]

UConn Smoking Policy, Guidelines & Resources

In alignment with its goal to provide a safe and healthy working and learning environment for all employees, students, and visitors the University updated its Smoking Policy effective June 7, 2016.  The Policy prohibits smoking (including, but not limited to, tobacco and e-cigarettes) in all University owned or leased buildings, facilities and vehicles, and bans […]

EAP Frontline Employee February Newsletter

Featured in this month’s edition: Tips for Better Performance Reviews – “Your performance review is your time to shine. To increase the odds of a positive review with fewer unpleasant surprises…” Having More Fun at Work – “Fun at work improves employee engagement, morale and productivity, according to numerous research investigations. Fun is not games […]

Discrimination and Harassment: Important Policies

The University of Connecticut is committed to maintaining a safe and non-discriminatory learning, living and working environment for all members of the University community- students, employees, and visitors. All members of the University community are responsible for the maintenance of an environment in which people are free to learn and work without fear of discrimination, […]