Human Resources

UCPEA Evaluation Training for Supervisors

This year’s annual performance evaluation training for supervisors of employees covered by the UCPEA bargaining unit is scheduled for March 6, 2020 and March 11, 2020. The training is a joint labor-management effort that outlines the current performance evaluation process. If you are new to this process, we encourage you to attend one of these […]

PageUp Search Committee Member Reference Guide

Following the launch of PageUp last month, Human Resources has developed a how-to guide for search committee members. We believe this guide will answer many questions related to the user experience for search committee members. You can find the guide on the HR website: https://hr.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/1421/2020/01/Search-Committee-Member-Review-Reference-Guide.pdf. As always, if you have questions, please reach out to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 https://ess.uconn.edu/ 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 […]

PageUp Tips and Updates

As Human Resources continues to fine-tune PageUp to meet University needs, we write to provide some general tips and updates. General Updates and Tips: Human Resources is able to quickly update permissions within PageUp. HR is working to ensure all users’ permission groups are set appropriately. If you login to PageUp and are finding you cannot […]

403b and 457 Contribution Limits

Per the IRS, the maximum annual contribution limit for the 403(b) Plan and the 457 Plan has increased, respectively, to $19,500 for 2020. Employees who are age 50 or older by December 31, 2020 are able to contribute an additional $6,500 into each plan. In order to change a bi-weekly deduction amount, or restart a […]

Page Up Transition: Recruiting Solutions Offline

Human Resources is preparing for the transition to PageUp, a new recruitment and onboarding system, on Monday, December 2nd. As such, Recruiting Solutions will be unavailable during the week of November 25th. Prospective applicants will be unable to apply for staff jobs during this time. Prospective faculty may continue to apply for open positions through […]