News

Feb
22
2021
COVID-19 Testing Update
Regular weekly COVID-19 testing resumed on Monday, February 22 for students, faculty and staff at all campus locations. Learn more at www.baylor.edu/coronavirus.
Feb
21
2021
Timecards During University Closures
Learn important information on how to enter hours correctly on your timecards for inclement weather days, such as last week's Texas Winter Storm.
Feb
20
2021
UPCOMING: Staff Performance Review and Goals
The 2021 staff performance review process will open March 1, 2021. Learn about timelines, self-evaluation info, manager guides, and more.
Feb
19
2021
New Ignite Service Desk- Coming February 26!
Beginning on February 26, 2021, the in system Ignite Help Desk and Ignite Call Center will merge with the HR Service Center to form the Ignite Service Desk. From February 26 onward, all inquiries for either of these service desks will be routed to one location: The Ignite Service Desk. Learn more!
Feb
18
2021
UPDATE: Floating Holidays
Baylor Staff were provided with two "Floating Holidays" to use whenever desired, in consultation with the staff member's immediate supervisor, prior to May 31, 2021. Learn more about how to enter this time into Ignite.
Feb
17
2021
2021 All Staff Meeting Available Online!
February 3, 2021 was the Virtual Spring 2021 Welcome Back All Staff Meeting. Baylor leaders provided information for staff regarding Baylor’s COVID-19 efforts and plans for the spring semester and staff recognition opportunities. Watch today!
Feb
16
2021
Leadership Spotlight: Lenore Wright
Dr. Lenore Wright is the featured leader on this week’s Leadership Spotlight and will be discussing Women in Leadership. Sign up in Ignite to attend at noon on Friday, February 26.
Feb
15
2021
America Saves Week
Every year more than 1,700 organizations join together
to encourage Americans to save for their futures. We’re
proud to take part by sending all TIAA participants
valuable tips and resources to help them save more.
Feb
13
2021
January BaylorPLUS Salute Nominees
See which of your peers have been nominated for their "above and beyond" service in January! Salutes may be submitted by colleagues, students, or parents throughout the year. Nominate someone today!
Feb
2
2021
COVID-19 Testing, Campus Safety Measures, and Reminders
The diligent adherence to our health and safety policies, preventive measures, and testing participation by Baylor faculty and staff directly impact our ability to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the Baylor community. We ask that you please review the items in this article related to Campus Safety Measures, Weekly COVID Testing, Spring 2021 Academic Event Proposals, and Employee Resources.
Feb
1
2021
Welcome Back Staff Meeting
Join us Wednesday, February 3 at 11:00am for a Zoom Webinar that will discuss important updates and upcoming staff events.
Jan
31
2021
FitCheck at Baylor
The department of HHPR invites you to participate in a health and wellness check run by our students in conjunction with the Family Practice Residency program of Waco. The program will follow University health & safety guidelines for COVID-19.
Jan
31
2021
Staff Performance Review Process
The staff performance review process will launch in early March. More information – including timelines and instructions for completing the process in Ignite - will be provided in the coming weeks. There are some steps you can take now to work towards a smooth and meaningful review process.
Jan
30
2021
Open Seats for Staff Council
Nominations are now open for names of staff members to serve on the Staff Council! The deadline for nominations is Monday, February 15.
Jan
29
2021
Staff Award Nominations
Do you know a Baylor Staff member or leader who goes "above and beyond" expectations that you would like to recognize for their devotion to excellence? Nominations are now open for Outstanding Staff and Distinguished Leadership Awards.
Jan
27
2021
New Learning Resource for Managers
Leadership Spotlight is a twice monthly, half-hour interview series highlighting and learning from Baylor leaders sharing real-world leadership challenges, examples, and advice. Sign up today!
Jan
26
2021
Naturally Slim
Whether you’re at home or on-the-go, Naturally Slim will help you build lifelong health habits that lead to weight loss, less stress, better sleep, and more. Registration now open!
Jan
26
2021
Virtual Checkup @ Home
Between now and February 19 all employees and spouses enrolled in the Baylor medical plan can register with Catapult Health for a Virtual Checkup. Getting a health checkup has never been easier. Participants will review their results with a board-certified Nurse Practitioner via virtual consultation and develop a personal action plan.
Jan
25
2021
Live Financial Wellbeing Webinars
TIAA will offer live webinars throughout February to help you keep your financial goals on track. Register for the Live Webinars at www.tiaa.org/webinars.
Jan
18
2021
Weekly COVID-19 Testing for Faculty & Staff Begins Jan. 25
Weekly testing for faculty and staff will begin the week of January 25. Please schedule your first appointment within that week at any of the available testing locations and add that appointment as recurring on your calendar. Learn more!
Jan
17
2021
Timecards During University Closures
Campus closures occur throughout the year for holidays or days of observance. However, there are times when the University may experience a closure unexpectedly due to inclement weather or other emergency related situations. When a University closure occurs, it is important to pay extra attention to timecard entries and submission deadlines to ensure employees will be paid promptly and accurately. Learn more!
Jan
16
2021
Fraud alert: Unemployment Claims and Identity Theft
Across the United States, state unemployment offices have been receiving an ever-increasing number of fraudulent claims from people claiming to be someone else. Colleges and universities are no exception, and Baylor has been receiving such claims from people fraudulently assuming the identity of our faculty or staff. As such, all Baylor faculty and staff are urged to take precautions against identity theft and notify Baylor Human Resources if they receive mail from Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) or other state agency about unemployment claims and take other steps as identified in this webpage.
Jan
14
2021
Baylor WELL Department Program
During the Spring 2021 semester, the Department of Wellness will begin encouraging faculty and staff to enhance a culture of positive health and wellness in each department on campus. This new initiative, the Baylor WELL Department program, will help to increase the overall health and wellness of Baylor’s faculty and staff. Learn more!
Jan
12
2021
FitWell for All Program
To encourage physical activities to improve overall health during the COVID pandemic, the Department of Wellness will be offering all of their FitWell classes, with the exception of F45 program, free of charge for all faculty, staff, students, and spouses.
Jan
11
2021
December BaylorPLUS Salute Nominees
See which of your peers have been nominated for their "above and beyond" service in December! Salutes may be submitted by colleagues, students, or parents throughout the year. Nominate someone today!
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