View the list below to see a highlight of the major benefits and perks available to you just for working at UMW!
Special prices for UMW employees to see Disney on Ice .
Save by moving higher-rate credit card balances to VACU by December 31 – Learn about special balance transfer rates for qualified borrowers from 2.99% to 4.99% APR locked in for two years with no transfer fees. Choose from two credit card options—a Platinum card with a low purchase rate or a Gold Rebate card that pays you cash back on purchases.
New low mortgage rates for Virginia Credit Union members – Whether you want to refinance or buy a home, check with your credit union first. It’s not too late to save with low mortgage rates. Programs are available for first-time homebuyers.
Fast and easy mobile deposits wherever you are – Deposit checks from your smartphone with VACU’s Mobile Banking app. Keep tabs on your accounts, transfer funds and more. Learn about Mobile Banking and free checking options.
10 tips for saving money – Although shopping may be on many people’s minds this time of year, it’s always a good time to think about ways to save money.
Credit union membership – If you’re not yet a member, join online at a branch or by mail. You can open accounts at the same time and apply for loans right away. Consider starting a savings account for your child or grandchild as a holiday or birthday gift.
Courses being offered through our Employee Assistance Program provider, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield:
Collaborative Customer Service – December 5 – 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Lee Hall, 412)
Understand the challenges of delivering great customer service through useful, professional communication. We will talk about stress management related to working in customer service and final comments, action plans and evaluations.
To register for these sessions, please go to: https://covkc.virginia.gov/umw/Kview/CustomCodeBehind/Customization/Login/COV_Login.aspx
- Log into UMW Global
- Go into the Learning Center.
- Select Course Catalog.
- Enter the search terms: UMW, EAP.
- Click search.
- Click on the title of the course you are interested in registering for.
- Click on the title again in the new page that opened up for you.
- Click Enroll.
If you have any questions or need accommodations please contact Jennifer Cooper (firstname.lastname@example.org or x1046) in the Office of Human Resources.
VRS Participants ONLY – Your 2013 Member Benefit Profile (MBP) is available through your myVRS account.
What does this mean for you? The MBP is your online annual benefit statement based on information the University has reported to VRS as of June 30, 2013.
It’s an important resource for planning your future.
- Want to know how much money you have in your member account?
- Want to see an estimate of your monthly benefit when you retire, and
- when you can retire?
You will be able to find all this information in your 2013 Member Benefit Profile. http://www.varetire.org/pdf/publications/mbp-flyer-2013.pdf
A number of discounts are available through the Department of Human Resource Management: http://www.dhrm.virginia.gov/employeediscounts.html
VRS Plan 1 Benefit changes for employees who will not be vested on January 1, 2013. See http://www.varetire.org/pdf/publications/act-now-benefit-changes.pdf for more information.
Recorded webinar for your viewing http://www.varetire.org/Members/Plan1/Education/schedule.asp?sect=3&topic=22.
Congratulations to those employees who have reached milestone years! Check out the list of December Service Award Recipients
You may be expected to pay up front for diagnostic testing if you haven’t met your deductible.
If you are traveling outside of the United States and need care, you will need to call the BlueCard Worldwide Service Center at 804-673-1177 (may call collect). You may need to pay for your care and then submit a claim using the International Claim Form to the BlueCard Worldwide Service Center.
Health and Wellness
Virginia Retirement System/Virginia Law Officer’s Retirement System
Financial Planning Workshops
Recreation and Entertainment
Employee Appreciation Day