Faculty & Staff News: Announcements
If you elected to enroll in the HDHP for 2017 and currently have a balance in your PPO healthcare Flexible Spending Account, you must spend the remaining dollars and have a ZERO balance as of December 31, 2016. <b>Read More</b>
If you currently subscribe to Baylor's supplemental vision insurance, National Vision Administrators (NVA), you may wish to consider an appointment with your provider before the end of the year, especially if you need to exhaust your Flexible Spending Account balance.
If your income tax filing status, number of exemption allowances or exempt status has changed, complete a new form W-4 and submit it to the Payroll Office.
A reminder to encourage faculty and staff to register for one of the conversations the Faculty Senate and Staff Council are hosting with President Garland and Baylor Regents.
Baylor University is moving forward and continuing with the implementation of the pending FLSA regulations.
Eligible faculty and staff have until Friday to make benefit elections for 2017 with SmartBen™. Remember, Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings account require an annual enrollment.
Voices across campus have joined to condemn acts of racism, support provisions for dignity and safety, and provide opportunities for dialog and respectful discussion about complex and challenging social issues.
Faculty and staff considering an HSA will want to review eligibility requirements, contribution limits, and Baylor's contribution for individuals or family.<p>
Transitioning from an Flexible Spending Account (FSA) to an HSA requires that the FSA be closed by December 31 before the HSA contributions can be established.
SmartBen™ is Baylor’s online benefits enrollment system! It allows faculty and staff to view benefit information 24-7 and choose benefit elections using integrated calculators.
If considering establishing (or continuing) a Flexible Spending Account for medical or dependent care, or perhaps a Health Savings Account for the upcoming calendar year, you may do so during Open Enrollment.
November 1 - 18, 2016 is Baylor's Open Enrollment for benefits that will be in effect for 2017. If you have been considering a change in plans for medical, dental or vision, or want to continue your Flexible Spending Account, you can do so during Open Enrollment.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2016) – On Tuesday evening, the University received notice from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that it will investigate a complaint filed by Baylor’s former Title IX Coordinator. An OCR review of this nature results in a broad, comprehensive look at policies, procedures and practices for a specified number of years: in this case, from the Fall of 2014 to the present. Interim President David E. Garland immediately assured OCR the University will cooperate fully with the investigation.
Have you submitted a nomination for a staff member you believe is outstanding? Honor a staff member for their contribution to Baylor's students, community members, and colleagues!
Baylor University will hold a memorial service for David Grotberg, a sophomore University Scholar from Fergus Falls, Minnesota, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Powell Chapel at George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
Join faculty, staff and Baylor benefit vendors from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Barfield Drawing Room to learn about benefit options for 2017.
Take advantage of a Weight Watchers @ Work special price when you register for the new session before November 1.
We all experience times when we need a little help, whether dealing with a loss, needing child or elder care, or even writing a will.
Baylor Alert! The Baylor Police Department has received multiple reports tonight that Baylor students have received a text message indicating an emergency on campus and to evacuate all buildings. Other universities have reported similar messages sent to their students. There is no emergency on the Baylor campus. The text message Baylor students received is false and did not come from Baylor University. Official emergency notifications will come from Baylor Alert. If you have any concerns, please contact Baylor Police at 254-710-2222.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 5, 2016) – Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland has announced the appointment of Kristan Tucker as Baylor’s Title IX Coordinator, effective immediately.
Baylor University is required to have in place an Emergency Action Plan per OSHA standards, which should be reviewed by all employees.