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Sept. 16, 2019

Human Resources News & Information

News you need

Wellbeing on The Green

Come to Wellbeing on The Green on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for health and wellbeing activities and information. Hear from College of Health Sciences Dean Kathy Matt, then enjoy a walk (11 a.m.), yoga (noon and 12:45 p.m.), chair massage and more. In the event of rain, activities will be held in Carpenter Sports Building Gym 2. Registration is not required. Browse other free events and programs scheduled this fall designed to help you stay healthy and happy.

UD Health Presents: Conversations in Healthcare, Prevention and Wellbeing

“Conversations in Healthcare, Prevention and Wellbeing” is a panel series that provides an opportunity for the community to hear about various health-related topics from experts at UD, in federal government and local businesses. The series is moderated by former Cabinet Secretary of the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services Rita Landgraf.

The first conversation, “The Power of Purpose: A Driving Force,” takes place on Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. and will include a special virtual call to action from Joe Biden. Learn more and register.

Tuition exchange

Faculty and staff applications for the Tuition Exchange Program (TEP) 2020-21 academic year scholarships are now open. TEP is a reciprocal scholarship opportunity for dependents of eligible faculty and staff to enroll at member schools nationwide. Those interested in applying should do so through the educational benefits web form by Oct. 23. Learn more.


TIAA financial planning

TIAA will host “Lifetime Income,” a webinar on retirement planning, on Sept. 20 from noon to 1 p.m. The webinar will provide tips and strategies to help you ensure you have the income needed to cover your basic and everyday living expenses in retirement. Register here.

TIAA financial consultants are on site regularly to offer one-on-one financial planning advice, no matter where you are in life. Counseling sessions are offered at the Perkins Student Center, Trabant and the Tower at STAR. Register for the session and location most convenient for you.

Reminder: Social Security will visit Sept. 24

A representative from the Social Security Administration will be on campus Sept. 24 to provide information about social security regulations and answer questions about retirement. Sessions will be held at 10 a.m. in the Center for Composite Materials (CCM), room 106, and at 2:30 p.m. in Townsend Hall, room 233. Registration is not required.

Tech Open House

Attend the Tech Open House on Oct. 30 and discover how technology can help you teach, learn and succeed at UD. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Trabant Multipurpose Rooms. Speak with IT service gurus and other UD units about the services they offer and watch demonstrations of new tools and services. Enjoy food, prizes and conversation. Learn more and register.

Wellness to Work Veterans Health and Career Fair

The inaugural Wellness to Work Veterans Health and Career Fair will be held Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Tower at STAR. For veterans interested in attending, or employers and organizations looking to participate, registration is available at

Featured jobs for UD employees

View this month’s featured jobs on the “Current Opportunities for UD Employees” area of the HR Careers site:


Re-Coop Day

New this year, the UD Campus Wellbeing Collaborative presents Blue Hen Re-Coop Day on Oct. 11. Previously known as fall break day, Re-Coop Day offers a time for everyone to bring their attention to personal enhancement and rejuvenation. Look for more details on the UD Events Calendar in the weeks to come. For more information or to get involved, email

Employee Assistance Program

Visit this month’s Health Advocate member newsletter for helpful tips including how to prime yourself for a healthy fall, curbing your digital distraction and brightening your meals.

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