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Sep
20
2021
Fall 2021 COVID-19 Guidance for Faculty & Staff
Please review the updated Fall 2021 COVID-19 guidance for Faculty & Staff; including twice-weekly testing for unvaccinated.
Sep
19
2021
Fall Staff Meeting
Save the date to virtually join us on September 28 at 11:30am for Baylor's 2021 Fall Staff Meeting through Zoom. Join your colleagues as we celebrate your hard work and to hear from President Livingstone, Baylor Human Resources, Staff Council, BFSA, United Way, Baylor COVID Team, and more. It's a great day to be a Bear!
Sep
18
2021
2022 Benefits Open Enrollment
Save the date for Baylor 2022 Benefits Open Enrollment period which will occur this year from Oct. 19 thru Nov. 2. This is your once a year opportunity to make changes to your insurance benefits. More info to come soon!
Sep
17
2021
Great Colleges To Work For - Honor Roll!
For the 10th time, Baylor University has attained elite Honor Roll status as a 2021 Great College to Work For, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For program. Learn more about our recognition categories.
Sep
16
2021
Baylor Food Security Programs
Support our students! Faculty Senate and Staff Council are leading an important initiative, asking faculty and staff to give to support Baylor's food security programs such as The Store and meal scholarships. These programs directly impact students by providing a reliable source of nutritious food. Will you give to help build a dedicated source of support for our campus food programs? Give $25+ and you’ll receive a pair of Sic 'Em socks!
Sep
15
2021
Fire Safety Day!
To celebrate and kickoff National Fire Prevention Week in Waco, Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum is partnering with the university’s Department of Public Safety, the Waco Fire Department, American Red Cross, American Medical Response and other local first responders from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3. Learn more!
Sep
15
2021
Professional and Leadership Development
Professional and leadership development courses are available through HR. Courses offered this fall include, Crucial Conversations, The Power of Habit, Leading Great Meetings, Making Your One-on-One Meetings Matter, Setting and Managing Goals, and more. Register today!
Sep
14
2021
United Way Campaign
Join the Baylor Family in supporting the United Way Campaign. Learn more about United Way and this year's donation challenges and weekly raffles at www.baylor.edu/hr/unitedway.
Sep
13
2021
Let's Walk Waco at Baylor!
Let's Walk Waco is a free 8-week walking program beginning Sept. 20 – Nov. 15. With the Fall semester in full swing – walking just 30 minutes is a great way to battle that afternoon slump, decrease the need for caffeine, and help you feel more alert throughout the day. Sign up today!
Sep
13
2021
Meet with CAPTRUST
CAPTRUST Participant Advisory Services offers FREE financial planning services to Baylor Employees. Meet with an advisor today to prepare for your future.
Sep
12
2021
Fitness, Training, and Nutrition Offerings
Did you know you have access to fitness classes, nutrition advisement, and personal training programs? Learn more and register today!
Sep
12
2021
Vanguard Offers Baylor Bright Scholarship Opportunity
Vanguard College Preparatory School offers the "Bright" Full Scholarship opportunity to children of full-time Baylor faculty and staff. The Bright Scholarship is for a rising 7th-grade student. Contact Chelsa_Ressetar@vanguard.org for more info.
Sep
11
2021
August BaylorPLUS Salute Nominees
See which of your peers have been nominated for their "above and beyond" service in August! Salutes may be submitted by colleagues, students, or parents throughout the year. Nominate someone today!
Sep
11
2021
Mental Health First Aid Class
Register to learn the potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health problems, including the following: Depression, Anxiety/Trauma, Psychosis, Substance Use Disorders, and Self-Injury. Sign up today!
Sep
10
2021
Drug/Alcohol Counseling & Treatment Resources
Baylor faculty, staff, and their families have access to drug and alcohol counseling and treatment resources. Additionally, this fall the Beauchamp Addiction Recovery Center is offering Naloxone Training.
Sep
9
2021
New on RightNow Media
Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking by Jon Acuff is now available. Many of us overthink, questioning our decisions, our thoughts maybe paralyze us with the fear of "what ifs" and self-doubt. Time to get rid of those old negative soundtracks and replace them with true, helpful, and kind soundtracks that lead to meaningful action.
Sep
8
2021
Retirewise Workshops
From budgeting and building an emergency fund to determining your investment options and creating a will, there's something for everyone to learn. With Retirewise, you'll be on your way to making smarter financial decisions and creating an action plan that works for you.
Sep
7
2021
Compassion Fund
The Baylor Family Compassion Fund was created to help members of the Baylor Family. Specifically, this fund is intended to help Baylor faculty, staff and our contract partners such as Aramark and Follett who find themselves in crisis with no other means of support.
Sep
6
2021
Wellbeing Resources Calendar
Visit our Wellbeing Calendar to find virtual resources and events that focus on the 5 dimensions of wellbeing through various workshops.
Sep
5
2021
Timecards & Labor Day Holiday
The Labor Day holiday on Monday (9/6) is a University holiday. In Ignite, please pay special attention to hourly timecards and be sure to enter in holiday time, if eligible. Learn more.
Sep
4
2021
BFSA Fall Kickoff
BFSA will host their Fall Kickoff on Sept. 22 at 11:45am in the Truett Piper Great Hall. RSVP by Sept. 15! Learn more about BFSA membership and events. NOTE: Please know that BFSA is keeping abreast of the COVID dashboard and has created a programming plan with several health and safety measures in place. Masks are strongly encouraged while not eating or drinking.
Aug
29
2021
Baylor Cub Scouts
Learn more about the Baylor sponsored Cub Scouts by attending the recruitment meeting on Sept. 14 at 6:30pm, Trinity Lutheran Church. Email pack497waco@outlook.com for details.
Aug
28
2021
Register today for a Flu Shot!
Passport Health will administer flu shots for ALL faculty, staff and students throughout the month of September. Register today!
Aug
22
2021
New Benefits Vendor Coming Soon!
Baylor Human Resources announces the upcoming launch of our new Benefits management system, BenefitfocusTM beginning this 2022 Open Enrollment Period (Oct. 19 - Nov. 2). Detailed information to be sent this Tuesday to your Baylor email.
Aug
20
2021
Lose weight and have more energy with WONDR
Wondr is a skills based digital weight loss program offered by Baylor University at no cost for members of the Baylor health insurance plan.
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