Month: December 2018

12/20 Women’s Self-Defense Program

The UConn Police Department’s Safety Techniques & Awareness Resource Team (START) and the Office of Off Campus Student Services are working together to reaffirm our goal of providing the highest level of safety and well-being to the UConn community by offering a FREE women’s self-defense course. This 12 hour self-defense course, will run for 3 Thursday nights: […]

EAP Frontline Employee – December 2018 Newsletter

Featured in this month’s edition: Avoid Overspending on Holiday Gifts – “To prevent overspending during the holidays, first decide how much you want to spend…” Research… Social Media Causes Depression – “There has been quite a bit of research on the adverse impacts of social media on well-being…” Healing Relationships with Honest Conversations – “When […]

Undocumented Student Financial Aid Application is Available

The Office of Student Financial Aid Services is excited to let you know that the Affidavit and Application for Students without Legal Immigration Status is now live on their website. Students can begin the process to apply here: https://financialaid.uconn.edu/undocumented_students/ If you have any undocumented students that have questions about eligibility or the process to apply for […]

Spirit Awards Nominations Open

Do you have outstanding colleagues that deserve recognition? Nominate them now for a UConn Spirit Award. The University of Connecticut established the UConn Spirit Awards to honor staff and faculty at our Storrs and regional campuses for stellar contributions and dedication to civility in the workplace. The goals of the UConn Spirit Awards are to: ·       […]

12/7 Faculty & Staff Invited to Holiday Celebration

Faculty and staff are invited to attend the annual Winter Holiday Celebration on Friday, December 7, 2018.  The event will take place 2:30 – 4:30 pm. at Rome Commons Ballroom, Storrs Campus. During the reception 30 teams will compete in a Gingerbread House Decorating Competition. Join President Herbst and Provost Kennedy at this festive end […]

2019 Limits for 403b and 457

The IRS has published that the maximum annual contribution limit for the 403(b) Plan and the 457 Plan has increased to $19,000 for 2019. Employees who are age 50 or older by December 31, 2019 are able to contribute an additional $6,000 into each plan. In order to change a bi-weekly deduction amount, or restart […]