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Free Parking in October at State Parks

As a gift to you for Moving It, Virginia, CommonHealth has partnered with Virginia State Parks to bring you FREE Parking at Virginia State Parks for the month of October! For details:  Hit The Trails

Fall Employee Luncheon- October 13

It’s BACK!!!!! -Save the date- The fall employee luncheon is Tuesday, October 13, 2015.  11:00 am – 1:30 pm in Chandler Ballroom – University Center. Come ready to eat lunch, win prizes, and hear about what’s new on campus! Wear your UMW spirit wear for extra raffle tickets.  Need new UMW clothing?  Visit the bookstore […]

Service Awards

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

TIAA CREF Representative on Campus

TIAA CREF Representative in GW106 on 9/11/2015.  Please RSVP at www.tiaa-cref.org/schedulenow or call 1-800-732-8353 for your appointment.

Guarantee Life Insurance Coverage Opportunities:

We have two providers (New York Life Insurance and Washington National Insurance) providing guaranteed issue of life insurance (No medical questions and no physical). New York Life – all full time employees are eligible to purchase a whole life policy from $5,000 to a maximum of $200,000. On campus September 1, 10 & 14 in […]

State Employee Discounts -

A number of discounts are available through the Department of Human Resource Management including Kings Dominion, Great Wolf Lodge, Wyndham Hotels, and more: http://www.dhrm.virginia.gov/employeediscounts.html

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Tips & Reminders:

• FSA expenses are eligible for reimbursement based on the type of expense and the applicable coverage period. The coverage period is the period of time between the first day and last day of FSA plan coverage (7/1 to 6/30 of the following year). • The July 1, 2015 pay date is the last contribution […]

Roth 457 Information:

VRS Roth Schedules for July VRS Roth Comparison Chart VRS Roth FAQ 2015 Roth 457 For everything ROTH, please click on the following link to view a brief video: http://www.varetirement.org/dcp/plan-info/roth-(after-tax)-contributions.html

Individual Counseling Sessions for Deferred Compensation, Cash Match Plan and/or VRS Hybrid-Defined Contribution Component on December 1, 2015

Don’t forget to schedule an appointment for your 457 Deferred Compensation and 401 Cash Match Plan. Our Representative is offering individual counseling sessions on December 1 in GW 106 from 9-5. Also any VRS Hybrid retirement participant may also setup an individual counseling session for their Defined Contribution component or to discuss voluntary contributions. To […]

Premium Rewards Information for COVA Care or COVA HealthAware Health Insurance:

For information on premium rewards please see the flier:  Earning Premium Rewards.

Weight Watchers

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

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 […]

VRS Hybrid Members Only

This is a friendly reminder that the Third Quarter 2015 deadline for members making or updating Hybrid voluntary contributions is Monday, June 15, 2015. Plan Features of Hybrid Retirement Plan PDF and last quarter Investment Performance.

New Incentive Programs Added

For some long-term health conditions, you may receive certain drugs or supplies at NO COST:  http://www.dhrm.virginia.gov/docs/default-source/benefitsdocuments/ohb/myactivehealthflyer.pdf?sfvrsn=2

Active Health

See here for health programs designed just for you, at no extra cost offered through 4 of our insurance plans: Active Health Brochure. Bariatric Education Program Diabetes Management Program Healthy Beginnings Program Healthy Lifestyle Coaching Smoking Cessation Flyer

Costco Discount

Students and faculty of UMW will receive a membership discount from Costco – this offer has been extended – details.

Virginia Retirement System Plan 1 and Plan 2 Participants

ATTENTION:  Virginia Retirement System Plan 1 and Plan 2 Participants The Special Edition of Member News is now available, which features information on the new Hybrid Retirement Plan.  The VRS Hybrid Retirement Plan combines the features of a defined benefit plan, which pays a monthly retirement benefit based on age, total service credit and average […]

VRS Participants ONLY:

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 […]