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June 17, 2019

Human Resources News & Information

News you need

Parental Leave Policy

Human Resources has enhanced the University’s parental leave program. Effective July 1, 2019, eligible benefited employees will be entitled to eight weeks of paid leave upon the birth of their child or adoption of a child age six (6) or younger. Learn more.

No change in UD parking fees for 2019-20

University of Delaware Parking Services is maintaining fees for campus parking at the current rate for the 2019-20 academic year. There will be no cost increase for permits or for events and hourly parking rates. Learn more.

Del Tech lottery

Human Resources is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Tuition Waiver Exchange Program lottery with Delaware Technical Community College. Eligible employees may enter for a chance to participate in the program, which waives the fall and spring tuition for one dependent enrolled on a full-time basis. Submit the lottery application by Aug. 6. Access the application form and program criteria.


Opportunities to meet students seeking employment

If your department is in need of student workers for the 2019-2020 academic year, you are invited to promote job opportunities at the UD Involvement Fair on The Green, from 1-4 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26. The Career Center has partnered with the University Student Centers to provide up to 70 UD departments and offices with table space and the opportunity to interact with hundreds of students seeking employment on campus. Register to participate.

Featured jobs for UD employees

HR’s Careers web page has a new “Current Opportunities for UD Employees” feature that allows UD employees to view all open positions, including those that are intended for internal applicants or employee referrals. View this month’s featured jobs:

Employee development

Class offerings

Starting today, the list of monthly Employee Development class offerings will appear in this newsletter. To register for a class, click on the links below and choose the session that best fits your schedule.

Campus learning opportunities

This month’s featured campus learning partner is UD Employee Health and Wellbeing which supports the personal development of employees by offering exciting programs and services throughout the year that support participants’ health and wellbeing while fostering connection with colleagues and the broader UD community.


Employee Assistance Program

Visit this month’s Health Advocate Member newsletter for helpful tips including ways to vacation safely, how to stay cool and what to know about mindfulness.

In keeping with the University of Delaware's commitment to a diverse and inclusive campus, Human Resources works in close collaboration with the Vice Provost for Diversity and the Office of Equity and Inclusion to ensure our services meet the needs of our diverse community.

This message has been approved by Wayne Guthrie, Vice President for Human Resources