Archives for December 2013

Continuing Education

Tuition Assistance Certification, License, Degree Program Professional Development … [Read more...]

Financial Matters

Virginia Retirement System/Virginia Law Officer’s Retirement System Optional Retirement Plan 1 Optional Retirement Plan 2 403(b) Plan 457 Plan Financial Planning Workshops Virginia College Savings Program Virginia State Employee Emergency Fund Virginia State Employee Loan Program UMW Scholarships for Children of Employees Flexible Spending Accounts Child Care Subsidy Program Commonwealth Commuter Choice Virginia State Employee Discounts … [Read more...]

Health and Wellness

Health and Dental Insurance Free flu vaccines CommonHealth Communications Newsletter Free gym membership Employee Assistance Program On-site health screenings Future Moms program Tobacco cessation program Weight Watchers at Work … [Read more...]

Income Protection

Short-Term/Long-Term Disability & Sick Leave-AP Faculty Short-Term/Long-Term Disability & Sick Leave-Classified Short-Term/Long-term Disability & Sick Leave-Faculty Long-Term Care Insurance Voluntary Income Protection … [Read more...]

Recreation and Entertainment

Free gym membership Free use of UMW Libraries Free admittance to UMW sporting events Free admittance to Great Lives Series & UMW museums/galleries Discounted admission to UMW theater/dance productions & UMW Philharmonic Orchestra performances Employee Appreciation Day Fall Luncheon Multicultural Fair … [Read more...]

Work / Life Balance

Telework Program Annual Leave-AP Faculty Annual Leave-Classified Annual Leave-Faculty Family/Personal Leave Holiday Leave Community Service Leave Child Care Subsidy Program Bring Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day … [Read more...]

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 final compensation, and a defined contribution plan, which provides a retirement benefit based on contributions and the investment performance of those contributions.  Current Plan 1 and Plan 2 Participants may opt in during the opt-in period and plan changes will be effective July 1, 2014. To view the Special Edition of Member News, please go to: or view the Hybrid Retirement Plan site at … [Read more...]