Record 19,535 students #ChooseUABNew recruitment and retention initiatives helped increase fall enrollment by 1,202 students — a 6.56 percent increase in the student population — across the enterprise.Things to know about vision and dental plans during open enrollment
UAB employees will have the option to choose or decline coverage during the annual open enrollment for benefits that begins 7 a.m. Oct. 28 and concludes 5 p.m. Nov. 14.Sick leave extended to probationary employeesBenefit-eligible employees now will be able to use accrued sick time for their own illness during the initial six-month probationary period and also receive donated sick leave for medical necessity.Watts to highlight State of the University at Staff Council picnic
President Ray Watts shared the ways UAB continues to break new ground in our mission and, literally, on key facilities that will affect the future during the Faculty Convocation Monday. See the full presentation (above) or hear him present highlights Sept. 20 during the Staff Council Picnic on the Green.Five things to know about open enrollmentTo to secure their 2017 medical coverage, all benefit-eligible UAB employees must take part in this year’s active Open Enrollment, Oct. 28-Nov.14.'It Takes A Campus' to recruit the best and brightestLearn how you can contribute to the success of a campus visit during one of the hour-long learning sessions 12:30 p.m. Sept. 7 and 9 a.m. Sept. 8 in the HSC Alumni Theatre.University to close Monday for holidayUAB will close July 4 for Independence Day. Although most campus operations will be suspended on this day, essential services will continue. UAB's holiday schedule is online.Taskforce to consider options to Ban the BoxThe group is examining the social, legal, technical and practical implications to see what, if anything, could be done fairly and safely in all areas.Benevolent Fund surpasses fundraising goal for 2016
The campaign is concluded, but the impact is just beginning to unfold.Paid parental leave policy finalized, signed and effective July 1Details of the new policy and FAQs are online.Candidates for Student Experience AVP to present next weekFour candidates for the position of assistant vice president of Student Experience will make public presentations and answer questions June 6-10 in Blazer Hall Resource Learning Center.AVP candidates for Student Services position to present this weekYou may attend a presentation, review the resumes and offer feedback online for three candidates.UAB is preparing for changes to rule concerning overtime payHR training and tools will help ensure compliance and minimize disruption of changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act.UAB elects inaugural staff councilA first step will be an orientation meeting May 25 for the group to meet, discuss next steps, establish some working committees and distribute bylaws for review.Mentors needed to support application for Beckman Scholars awardA successful application would make this UAB’s second time to receive the Beckman award, which provides scholarships for students in chemistry, biochemistry and the biological and medical sciences.Parental leave policy moving through final reviews
When implemented July 1, UAB’s new policy will make it a leader among U.S. employers providing paid, gender-neutral leave.Visit marks the expansion of international recruitmentNearly 100 recruiters and educational counselors from 29 countries will visit campus April 17-20 to learn about UAB as a possible destination for students in their home countries who want to study abroad.McMahon to share vision for the Graduate SchoolLori McMahon, dean of the Graduate School, will discuss initiatives and opportunities to sustain excellence and expand recruitment of highly qualified students.
UAB employee co-pays unaffected by changes in BCBS tier-based reimbursementUAB Hospital’s change in tier ranking does not reflect any decrease in the quality of care provided or level of patient satisfaction.
- Event Date April 13