What’s New?

Fidelity Representative on campus Wednesday, June 3:

Financial counseling is available from our Fidelity representative even if you do not have Fidelity.  Please see attachment for more information.

Special Enrollment for Legal Resources

Please see the Legal Resources flier for details on enrollment May 1 – 22.

Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers meets every week on campus – see the  WW flier for more details.

2015 Health Insurance and Flexible Spending Open Enrollment Information:

2015 Health Insurance and Flexible Spending Open Enrollment is May 1- 22, 2015. Spotlight will be mailed to your home address beginning this weekend. In addition, it will sent electronically to your email.

Service Awards

Congratulations to those employees who have reached milestone years!   Check out the UPDATED list of May Service Award Recipients.

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities:

 Presentations by Anthem, our Employee Assistance Program provider:

Leadership 101 – May 21, 2015 – 10:30am – 11:30am ( Lee Hall 412)
Leadership is an important skill that every professional needs to be successful in today’s work environment.  In this interactive workshop, we will discuss essential skills to improve your leadership abilities.  This includes motivating employees and strategies to strengthen your communication skills.

If you have any questions or need accommodations please contact Jennifer Cooper (jcooper4@umw.edu or x1046) in the Office of Human Resources.

Virginia Credit Union Offers:

Take advantage of the following events in your area sponsored by Virginia Credit Union –

Thursday, May 7 – Financial Education Seminar – Keys to Confident Home Financing
Whether you’re buying your first home or a new home, this session will help you understand the mortgage process and some of the pitfalls to avoid.
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Salem Church Branch
2607 Salem Church Road
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22407
Please visit www.vacu.org or click here to register

New State Employee Discounts

New discounts are available for employees. Current discounts include offers to the Richmond Kickers 2015 Home Opener on April 4, 2015 and a special offer for the NASCAR Richmond International Raceway  on April 25, 2015.

The Department of Human Resources Employee Discounts page has more information regarding special offers available to state employees.

Information on Anthem Data Breach

Recent Anthem information: Anthem update 2.20.15

Updated information:  Anthem update 2.6.15

Information from DHRM:  Anthem Data Breach


Free Flu Shots

Free flu shots are available again this year at pharmacies participating in your health plan’s network – COVA Care, COVA HDHP and COVA HealthAware. Members also may receive flu shots at no cost from network physicians’ offices and other participating providers. Kaiser Permanente HMO members must go to a participating Kaiser medical center.

Additional 2014-2015 Flu Shot information is located at