HR Advisory - February 25, 2014
Please scroll through the topics below in case any of them apply to you.

Important Notices

• It's time for the annual Performance Evaluation & Planning Process! New form!!  
This month marks the beginning of the annual Performance Evaluation & Planning Process. There is a NEW FORM that should be used, so please check it out... Read More

• Performance Evaluation Writing Labs  
Want help preparing your Performance Evaluation & Planning Document? Or preparing the supervisor response within your employee�s evaluation?... Read More

• Reminder: Flex Dollars from 2013  
While FSA claims should have been incurred during the 2013 calendar year, a "grace period" is offered...Read More

•  Recent Baylor Award Winners  
To view a list of this year's award recipients... Read More

In March

• Training & Development Planner  
Take a look at the training and development planner for March... Read More

•  Annual BU Diversity Award Nominations  
The Campus Diversity Committee is calling for nominations for the Annual BU Diversity Award... Read More

•  Spring Break Campus Dining Schedule  
Planning to eat on campus during Spring Break, March 10-14? Check out the Baylor Dining Services page to review the special hours of operation link for all Retail dining areas on campus. Please note that all residential dining halls will close on March 7th, reopening on March 17th. The faculty discount will be available in the SUB over Spring Break while the Faculty Center is closed.

Benefits Updates

• New Medical Benefit for Medicare Eligible Retirees  
Effective January 1, 2014, Medicare eligible retirees continued their medical benefits provided by Baylor by moving to individual plans... Read More

• Summer or Fall Tuition Remission Application  
Faculty, staff, and eligible family members wishing to use the tuition remission benefit must submit the electronic tuition remission application prior to the first day of class... Read More

• Baylor's 'Hidden' Benefits - Part 4 in a series  
By popular demand we are pleased to highlight some of Baylor's 'hidden' benefits in a series of articles. This month, learn more about some of our 'hidden' Human Resources benefits... Read More

• Learn About Insurance Costs and Coverage - Part 2 in a Series  
Understanding Costs: Is a high premium with a low deductible, or a low premium with a high deductible right for you?... Read More

Wellness Updates

• Naturally Slim Update  
Seven reasons why you should consider signing up for Naturally Slim by February 28th... Read More

• Weight Watchers At Work Update  
Weight Watchers has a new Simple Start program and has returned to Baylor Campus!... Read More

• Faculty/Staff OSO Fit  
As a faculty/staff member, you have a variety of ways to engage in exercise and receive credit/incentives if you sign up for OSO Fit by February 28th... Read More

• Health Tip  
Cardiovascular Disease: learn about the risk factors and prevention... Read More

HR At Your Service

•  askHR Customer Service Center  
Have a human resource question or HR Advisory suggestion? Give us a call, send us an email, access our self-service portal, or stop by our office; we're excited to serve you!... Ask HR

Ongoing Reminders

• 2014 Affordable Care Act... Read More

• Retirement Education at Your Desk... Read More

• One-On-One Retirement Counseling... Read More

• BCBSTX Medical Preventive Services... Read More

• Know your rights as an employee...For information about your rights, including EEO rights, click here.

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Published by Baylor University Human Resources, the HR Advisory is a monthly e-communication presenting important HR news and information for faculty and staff. For more information, contact askHR@baylor.edu or call (254) 710-2000.