What’s New?

NSWC Federal Credit Union visit on campus:

NSWC Federal Credit Union will be on campus April 14 and April 15 from 11:30am-1:00pm in Seacobeck Dining Hall.  See the flyer for details on how you can open a savings and checking account or learn about new loan rates and promotions.

Administrative Professionals Seminar

Germanna Community College is once again offering an Administrative Professionals Seminar.  This year it will be held on April 23 from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm for $79 to UMW staff (regular price is $99).  Check the Brochure for more information.

Open Enrollment for Legal Resources

Open enrollment for Legal Resources is March 9 – March 23.  For more information see the legal resources flyer.

Service Awards

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

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


March Individual Counseling with Fidelity

Our Fidelity consultant will be on campus Monday, March 23 in Lee Hall 412. Instructions on how to schedule an appointment are on the right hand side of the announcement. Please note that appointments are also open to non-Fidelity clients for general retirement planning. Fidelity Campus Announcement University of Mary Washington

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities:

 Presentations by Anthem, our Employee Assistance Program provider:

Bullying in the Workplace – open for employees only who do not supervise- March 17, 2015 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am (Lee Hall, 412)

Workforce environments are experiencing increased bullying. Regardless of the contributing factors— stress due to downsizing, sandwich generation issues and/or financial strains bullying deteriorates productivity. This class will discuss the warning signs and strategies for both employees and employers to cope with bullying in the workplace.

To register for the EAP sessions, please go to: https://covkc.virginia.gov/umw/Kview/CustomCodeBehind/Customization/Login/COV_Login.aspx

  1. Log into UMW Global
  2. Go into the Learning Center.
  3. Select Course Catalog.
  4. Enter the search terms:  UMW, EAP.
  5. Click search.
  6. Click on the title of the course you are interested in registering for.
  7. Click on the title again in the new page that opened up for you.
  8. Click Enroll.

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

Impact of Same Sex Ruling on Commonwealth Health Benefits

Based on Virginia’s recent legal recognition of same-sex marriages, we want to provide you with information about the impact of that decision on health benefits.  Please see Impact of Same Sex Ruling on Commonwealth Health Benefits for more information.

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

VRS Hybrid Members Only

This is a friendly reminder that the Second Quarter 2015 deadline for members making or updating Hybrid voluntary contributions is Sunday, March 15, 2015.

Plan Features of Hybrid Retirement Plan PDF and last quarter Investment Performance.