Safety, Health & Wellness

10/19 Active Threat Response Training

Active Threat–How to Respond & Resources Available Thursday, October 19, 10am-noon, Storrs campus, Student Union Room 321 The “Active Threat” program is designed to give faculty, staff and students a reference on how to respond to an active shooter at UConn. The two hour presentation provides an introduction to the UConn Police Department as well […]

10/12 Flu Vaccination Clinics for Employees

10/12 Flu Vaccination Clinic at UConn in Storrs In celebration of National Work & Family Month sponsored by Human Resources and the Work/Life Oversight Committee! In preparation for this year’s flu season, the State of Connecticut has contracted with Western Connecticut Home Care to administer on-site flu vaccination clinics for state employees. The Flu Vaccination […]

Open Enrollment for 2018 DCAP and MEDFLEX

October 1 – October 31 Open Enrollment Period for 2018 DCAP and MEDFLEX The 2018 Open Enrollment for the Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP) and the Medical Flexible Spending Account (MEDFLEX) begins October 1st and ends October 31st. These programs allow employees to pay for eligible expenses on a tax-free basis. DCAP (Dependent Care Assistance […]

Save the Date: Work/Life Month Events & Expo

Human Resources and the UConn WorkLife Committee are pleased to celebrate October as National Work and Family Month.  More details coming soon via further announcements in the Daily Digest.  There will be sessions on health, exercise, safety and more throughout the month.  Please save October 12th from 9 am-2p m for the Work/LIfe Expo, Storrs campus, Student […]

9/27 Suicide Prevention Week Keynote – Jamie Tworkowski

Join us for a powerful speaking event … Suicide Prevention Week Keynote Speaker – Jamie Tworkowski Wednesday, 9/27/17, 7:00 pm, at the Jorgensen UConn’s Suicide Prevention Committee is honored to host Jamie Tworkowski as our keynote speaker of this year’s Suicide Prevention Week.   Jamie Tworkowski is the founder of To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA), […]

Drug-Free Schools & Campuses Act

Department of Wellness and Prevention Services – Drug-Free Schools & Campuses Act Notification Letter The Department of Wellness and Prevention Services invites all University faculty and staff to read the bi-annual Drug-Free Schools & Campuses Act Notification Letter. This letter satisfies the requirement of annual distribution of the following information to all faculty and staff. […]

UConn Police Crime Awareness

The UConn Police Department has received multiple reports of stolen auto parts since the start of the academic semester. The stolen auto parts have been the catalytic converter component of vehicles exhaust system, which can be removed and sold. Earlier this year, police received numerous reports of stolen tires and rims from vehicles as well. […]

How Environmentally Sustainable is Your Office?

Do you want to contribute towards a healthier, happier office environment? Do you care about your environmental footprint and want to make a difference in your immediate surroundings and beyond? Find out how by taking part in the Office of Environmental Policy’s 4th annual: GREEN OFFICE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM Simply fill out this survey and visit our website […]

Grad Assistant Healthcare Enrollment – New Hires

Connecticut Partnership Plan Healthcare Enrollment Period New Hires – Fall 2017 Semester Critical Information about medical and dental benefits for all newly appointed Graduate Assistants, Graduate Interns or Graduate Fellows with appointment dates starting August 23, 2017 (or after): *PLEASE NOTE: If you have submitted an Online GA Benefits Election/Waiver Form, you may disregard this […]