Human Resources Newsletter

August 2016
Volume I, Issue 3

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Associated Colleges' Retirement Planning Seminar September 16
Employees who are nearing retirement age are invited to a retirement planning seminar planned by the Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley.
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Biometric Screening Results Help Focus Wellness Programming
The results of biometric screenings conducted in the spring are helping the University's Health and Wellness Committee plan programming that is relevant and helpful to the campus community.
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Snap A Pic, Submit A Receipt For FSA Reimbursement
Lifetime Benefit Solutions, the University's vendor for Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), has a mobile app that allows you to view account balances in detail, submit account claims and capture and upload photos of your receipts on iPhone, Android and tablet devices.
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Question About Policies? Check The HR Website
What are the colleges in the comparison group for faculty salaries? May hourly staff serve on University committees? What is the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and who is affected? The answers to all of those questions, and many more, can be found on the HR website.
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Retirement Advice Face-to-Face or Online, Available From TIAA
A variety of tools are available to employees through TIAA to help with financial planning for retirement, including an online account, individual consultations and webinars.
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Who's The Beneficiary? Why Keeping This Info Up To Date Is Important
It's common for people to list a beneficiary and then forget all about it as life goes on, but it's important to update the information as life changes.
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Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room: Which Is Right For You?
When you (or a family member) are sick or injured, your primary care physician is the best resource for help. But if that illness or injury occurs when the doctor's office is closed, what's the best thing to do?
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New Faculty and Staff
A number of faculty and administrative staff were introduced at Convocation ceremonies to start the 2016-2017 academic year, either new to the St. Lawrence community or starting in new positions since the fall of 2015.
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