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2016 Presidential Award of Excellence - Staff recipients

2016 Presidential Award of Excellence - Staff recipients on May 6th
Susan Dumais (PAT), Linda Noon (OS), Jillian Ketchen (OS), VPFA Chris Clement, Larry Barker (EE), Jeanne Sokolowski (PAT)

Read about them in the Faculty/Staff section of UNH Today!

If you are a UNH Harvard Pilgrim subscriber you are eligible for up to a $500 benefit per year for a health club membership that is payable to a selected participating health club

All you need to do is join a health club from the participating list, then workout at least eight times per month and enter your activity in the log book at your participating health club.  The health club will bill Harvard Pilgrim for that month's membership.

If you have questions or would like to see your health club added to the approved list, call 862-0504.

UNH employees may be entitled to discounts on the purchase of goods and services used in University business, such as supplies, hotel rooms, rental cars, etc. There is an extensive listing of businesses offering you personal discounts as a UNH employee.

Check out our Discounts page to see what's offered!

UNH Faculty & Staff can purchase UNH Dining meal plans in blocks of 50, 75, 100 or 150 and pay for them via payroll deduction?  Did you know that UNH Durham's 3 dining halls all have very diverse menus every day including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options?

A Fac/Staff meal plan roll over from year to year and doesn't expire.  For more information and rates please visit UNH Dining's website which features meal plans, menus and nutrition information for all their dining facilities on campus.

A new program is being offered to benefits-eligible UNH faculty and staff at the UNH Computer Store.

Eligible employees (employed 6 months or more) may make purchases between $500 & $3,000 at UNH Computer Store and spread out payments over time, up to 6, 12, or 18 months – depending on the amount deferred – via payroll deduction. Down payments are optional. All purchases through this program incur a $50 fee to cover administrative expenses, which may be lumped into the deferral amount or paid up front.

Details at - https://computerstore.unh.edu/payroll-deduction-program

Harvard Pilgrim offers health coaching services for our subscribers. HP offers members 18 and older a personalized, telephonic support program, which includes a personal health coach. All coaches are registered nurses who have been certified in lifestyle management coaching, to help members make informed decisions about lifestyle management opportunities.

Support focuses on:

  • Blood pressure control
  • Weight management
  • Exercise
  • Cholesterol management  
  • Nutrition
  • Smoking cessation
  • Stress reduction and life balance

That Healthy UNH's website has an extensive database of wellness resources available to faculty, staff and students here at UNH.  It is searchable by program name, health topic, departments, and eligible population.  Check it out!!!

You can also access the "I am Healthy UNH" community member profiles and the Healthy UNH student blogs on the Healthy UNH homepage.

USNH Health & Wellness has an extensive list of resources that can assist you in reducing STRESS, available through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for UNH benefits-eligible employees. 

Everyone needs help from time to time dealing with life's challenges. Often it's not the unexpected that catches us off guard. It's more likely to be the predictable events and transitions in our lives---things like marriage, the birth of a child, the challenges teenagers present, caring for our aging parents or buying a house---that find us unprepared.  Your EAP is an excellent resource when you feel like you need help dealing with a situation that is troubling you.

That there is an extensive interactive list of UNH Acronyms & Terms available on the HR website?  Please contact the HR office at 862-0519 if you would like to have a common acronym or term added to this list.

Online E-Courses are available through UNH Continuing Education. Use your USNH tuition waiver to register for a Online E-Course for credit.  E-Courses may be applied to a degree program and satisfy some general education or discovery program requirements. For more information click here.

Harvard Pilgrim subscribers are eligible for discounts on many health and wellness programs through Your Member Savings. Discount programs include Eye & Ear, Athletic footwear, Nutrition, and Club memberships such as the Appalachian Mountain Club. For more information access Your Member Savings brochure. 

UNH Employee Fitness Program is available for access and use by all UNH employees and is FREE.  The Employee Fitness Program facility is located in the Field House. The program’s expanded hours of operation during the Academic Year are: (M-F; 6:00-8:00 am & 11:00am - 6:30pm).  For more information about the Employee Fitness Program, visit http://chhs.unh.edu/kin_es/exercise-science-outreach-3

Campus Recreation offers open swim hours for the Swasey indoor pool, located inside the Field House.  It is free for UNH Faculty/Staff.   Check out the pool hours, then grab your suit and head to the pool for a few laps.  Towels are provided!

Campus Recreation's Outdoor Adventures offers equipment rental - daily, weekend or weekly rates available.  Want to try camping, climbing, kayaking, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing without having to buy the equipment first?  Check out the Campus Recreation equipment rental page.

You can go to the movies in the MUB for $6.  They have showings every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the Academic Year.  There is popcorn for sale too and MUB Theater II shows film in 3D.  View the movie schedule on the MUB's movie pages.

There are numerous Fitness Resources available for you on campus.  Check out the Healthy UNH Fitness map

There are a variety of routes for running or biking on campus.  You can run on the Atkins outdoor track and the Sweet Oval indoor track located in the Field House, the suspended track in Campus Recreation's Hamel Center (if you are a member), and along the various routes on campus, including College Woods.  Check out the routes, have a good run and be safe!

UNH's Museum of Art is New Hampshire Seacoast's premier art museum -- a center for the visual arts where visitors gather to enjoy changing exhibitions, music, lectures, poetry readings, and receptions. Its permanent collection includes over 1,600 historical and modern works by American, European, and other artists from diverse cultures.

Have you been to the Museum in the Paul Creative Arts Center lately?  If not, check out their current exhibition schedule and plan a visit on your lunch break.

Certified Life Coaching Services are available to you as a employee of UNH, as part of your Employee Assistance Program provider - APS Healthcare.  APS Healthcare's personal life coaching services are convenient, confidential and available to you at no cost.  You can receive telephonic coaching assistance scheduled at times to fit into your busy schedule.  Examples of topics that coaching may focus on include:  Healthy lifestyle changes, career decisions, interpersonal relationship building.

Fidelity Investments and TIAA-CREF representatives are on our campus every month and available for Faculty/Staff to meet with to review your retirement investments, make changes to your investments, and plan for the future?  You can view their schedules on the HR website and make appointments to meet with them.  This is a FREE service for all employees.  Each confidential appointment is 50 minutes, and you can bring anyone with you to your meeting, to assist you in your planning.

The UNH Campus Barnes & Noble bookstore offers a 20% discount on most items in the store for UNH employees.  Show your Faculty/Staff UNH Photo ID Card the next time you are shopping in the UNH Bookstore located on the 1st floor of the MUB.

You can use this Google maps tool to help you track the distance you have walked on the UNH Durham campus today courtesy of Healthy UNH. Use the walking directional to pinpoint your exact walking routes around campus, and see how many miles you walk each day!

You can bring your empty medicine bottles to the UNH Health Services Pharmacy to be confidentially recycled.  Remove the label or use a marker to black out any personal health information on the empty container prior to recycling. Keep lakes, streams, estuaries, wildlife and fish healthy by not flushing or throwing away medication. CLICK HERE, to learn about how to properly dispose of unused/unwanted medications. 

Wildcat Workout Project - Employees can take advantage of a FREE Boot Camp-style fitness classes, Monday-Friday, led by coaches and fitness professionals from UNH Athletics. This program is a series of 45-60 minute classes that will raise your heart rate, make you sweat, and still get you back to your desk on time. All fitness levels are welcome.  More information here

Are YOU Interested in tracing your FAMILY TREE?  Current students, faculty and staff can access AncestryLibrary.com from anywhere!  Just go to www.library.unh.edu, select Databases and then search “ancestry”.  This  genealogical research database provides information on more than 1 billion names and 3000 databases.  Includes selected census records, births, marriage and death, military, and immigration records.  A Ancestry Library Guide is available too.

 

YOUR VOICE MATTERS - Information on Staff Unionizing Effort

If you are a member of the university’s staff you may have received emails from the National Education Association, the organization interested in bringing a union to campus, or from university leaders about the NEA’s unionizing effort. You probably have a lot of questions about what it all...

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End of FY16 Reminders

As the end of the UNH fiscal year and summer approaches please keep in mind a few deadlines and important processes related to compliance with state and federal employment laws and UNH/USNH employment and benefit policies. Feel free to contact HR with questions, either through your...

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News & Announcements

  • August 1, 2016:  FY17 Defer Pay deadline is August 1st for employees with academic year or flex-year appointments.

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    July 1, 2016
  • July 1, 2016:  USNH Tuition Benefit requests for FALL term  NOW available for employee & dependent submissions via WISE.

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    July 1, 2016
  • Summer 2016:  Effective July 5th, summer hours at UNH Durham Health Services will be 8:30am - 3:00pm. All employees can access services during these hours.

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    June 27, 2016
  • Summer 2016:  UNH Durham Employee Fitness Program facility (located in the Field House) is available to ALL employees. 

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    June 1, 2016
  • May 27, 2016:  End of Fiscal Year (FY16) Reminder information is available

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    May 27, 2016
  • March 15, 2016:  PeopleAdmin now live.  Learn how to navigate the new and enhanced job posting and position management system by registering for a hands on training session.

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    March 15, 2016