Month: January 2020

PageUp: Extending a Job Offer

In response to departments unintentionally extending job offers without approval in PageUp, HR has implemented a step between “Create Hire Request” and “Make Online Offer.” This applies to unclassified searches and Special Payroll appointments: As usual, Hiring Departments will update their top candidate’s status to “Preliminary Offer Decided” and enter all post-interview evaluations. Hiring Departments […]

CSD – Course Modification Agreements

Course Modifications (Attendance Flexibility, Deadline Extensions, Alternate Assignments) Letter to Teaching Professionals regarding Course Modification Agreements Dear Teaching Professionals: The Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) is vested by the University with the authority to respond to students’ requests for accommodations by engaging in a deliberative, interactive process with each student and determining appropriate academic […]

Dining Hall & Retail Hours

Welcome new and returning faculty and staff! Please make note of our upcoming hours for retail and dining halls. Retail Hours January 18-21st Dining Halls – First Meals of the Spring Semester Spring 2020 Retail Hours Stay connected with Dining Services in 2020! Follow us on social to learn more about changes in hours, events, […]

Qualifying Life Events

This is a reminder that employees must notify Human Resources and submit supporting documentation within 31 days of a qualifying event to make changes to health insurance coverage outside of the annual open enrollment period. Qualifying events include the following: Marital Status– any event that changes your legal marital status, including marriage, divorce, death of a spouse, […]

Criminal Background Check & Special Payroll Update

Below updates on the criminal background check process and PageUp Special Payroll submissions. Criminal Background Checks With the implementation of PageUp, Human Resources has moved to an online background check process. Upon the acceptance of a Regular or Special Payroll job offer through PageUp, the Criminal Background Check (CBC) Team will determine the necessity of […]

Student Union Welcomes New Employee

I am very pleased to announce that Isaac Barber will be joining the Student Union team as the Associate Director for Event Services. Isaac currently serves as the Assistant Director of Student Center Operations at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. This includes oversight of the operations areas: reservations and scheduling; event set-ups; technology support; […]

Important Year End Tax Information for Employees

W-2 FORMS Calendar year 2019 W-2 Wage and Tax Statements are now available in Core-CT at for employees to access.  After logging in to the Core-CT system, employees should click on the “View W-2/W-2c Forms” link in the “Payroll” section to view and print their W-2 forms.  Separated employees, and employees who intentionally elected […]

Important CT State Health Plan News

Distributed on behalf of the Office of the State Comptroller. This message is to notify all state employees that, after a highly competitive and collaborative selection process and pending successful contract negotiations, the state has selected Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) to administer the state health plan under terms that will vastly improve […]

Dairy Bar January Specials

Happy Moo Year!! Dairy Bar is open and ready for another great year! Sundae of the Month: Salted Caramel Avalanche – Warm brownie with Salted Caramel Crunch ice cream, caramel, heath bar, whipped cream and chocolate sprinkles. $6.75 Milkshake of the Month: Shake, Shake, Shake Into The New Year – Extra thick vanilla milkshake with M&M’s […]

Dining Services 20th Annual Culinary Competition

SAVE THE DATE for the Dining Services 20th Annual Culinary Olympics on Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 in the Rome Commons Ballroom! Feel free to attend all or part of this event and watch the Dining Services chefs exhibit their culinary skills! Free and open to the public. 9:30am-10:30am – Chef Demo with Neil Doherty CEC, Corporate Executive Chef, […]