Be Your Best Self

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On-site Retirement Advising

On- Site Retirement Advising with TIAA & VALIC No matter where you are in life — just getting started or planning for retirement — a session with a Financial Advisor can help you create a plan for your goals. And, it’s at no additional cost as a part of your retirement plan. You’ll get answers to these questions and more: Am I invested in the right mix of investments to help meet my goals? Am I saving enough to create the retirement income I need? How do I take income from my retirement account once I stop working? Register for a session with TIAA at  Sessions will be held: Date Time Location Tuesday, August 28 9:00 am -4:00 pm George Washington Hall, 215B Friday, September 7 9:00 am -4:00 pm George Washington Hall, 215B Thursday, October 11 9:00 am -4:00 pm George Washington Hall, 215B ....Or Register for a session with VALIC. Tuesday, August 28 9:00 am -4:00 pm George Washington Hall, … [Read more...]

Service Awards

Congratulations to those employees who have reached milestone years this month!   Check out the list of service award recipients. … [Read more...]

State Employee Discounts –

A number of discounts are available through the Department of Human Resource Management including entertainment, financial services, education, hotels, vacations and more:   … [Read more...]

Service: Give Back

Research proves that sharing your time with others for a good cause can improve your overall happiness and mental well-being. Community Service / Volunteer Time – Did you know employees are granted up to 16 hours of paid leave in any leave year to provide volunteer services through eligible non-profit organizations within or outside their communities? Donate Bone Marrow or Organs – This policy authorizes eligible employees to use up to 30 workdays of paid leave in any calendar year, in addition to other paid leave, to donate bone marrow or organs. … [Read more...]

Museums / Galleries

Gari Melchers Home and Studio – Come and explore this unique historic home, tour stunning studio and art galleries, visit the restored gardens, shop in the museum store, and explore the trails.  With your EagleOne card, employees receive free entry. James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library - Located in historic downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia, holds the country’s largest collection of artifacts and documents related to the fifth president of the United States. With your EagleOne card, employee receive free entry. On Campus Galleries – UMW has two on campus galleries – Ridderhof Martin Gallery and Dupont Gallery – where you can experience historic and contemporary exhibits. … [Read more...]

Simpson Library

The Simpson Library offers a convenient, peaceful and calming environment where you can find a corner to read your favorite book. … [Read more...]


Snacks, stamps, gifts and more are available for purchase at the UMW Bookstore. … [Read more...]

Other Resources for You

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Two – 15 minute breaks

A refreshing short break might include anything low key and non-work related.  What's important is that you give your mind a genuine rest from the tasks at hand. What can you do with your breaks?  Take a walk around campus, try some simple desk exercises, try office yoga, make a doctor or dentist appointment, or even give yourself a simple hand or neck massage to release tension. … [Read more...]