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On November 13, Block 82 welcomes Patricia “Trish” Young Brown at noon in the multipurpose room. Together, we'll attempt to answer the question: How do our experiences shape our leadership style? Trish will explore this question with insight from over 20 years of experience leading multiple healthcare and community-based organizations. Trish is currently CEO of the Thinkery


Thanks to all of you who have already made a commitment to the State Employee Charitable…

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UT System State Employee Charitable Campaign,
October 1st - October 31st

The State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) offers an easy and convenient way for state employees to contribute to charitable organizations through payroll deduction.

The results from the first phishing simulation can be found on the UT System InfoSec Community Sharepoint site. Go to https://community.utsystem.edu/sites/infosec/phishingawareness for more details.

The Office of Employee Benefits is excited to announce a new benefit for UT System Administration employees. Beginning on October 16, 2017, employees will have access to a telemedicine clinic located on the 19th floor of the UT System Building in Austin.

The Telemedicine Clinic is a 6-month pilot between Office of Employee Benefits, UT Medical Branch, and UT Austin’s School of Nursing. If successful, we are hoping to make this a long-term benefit.

HOURS | Open from 8 to 10 am each weekday.

PROVIDERS | Staffed by health care providers from The University of Texas…

You’re invited to the 2017 SECC Halloween Spooktacular

October 31st, 2:00-4:00 pm, UT System, 2nd Floor

We will wrap up the 2017 SECC Charitable Campaign at our Halloween Spooktacular, with:

Please join the Block 82 Team on October 11, 2017 from 12-1 p.m. in the UT System multipurpose room on the 2nd floor (2.206) for the next speaker series event with Daron Roberts, who began a career coaching in the NFL and NCAA after graduating from Harvard Law School. Roberts is the founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation at UT Austin and has a proven track record of improving management systems and developing leadership strategy. Please RSVP…

The Heartsaver CPR/AED course follows the requirements of the American Heart Association with 2015 guideline updates and instructs students on the most current life saving techniques for adults.

Date: Wednesday, October 4,2017

Times: 2 classes available– 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm

Sign up here: https://www.utsystem.edu/offices/risk-management/safety-training

The Office of Human Resources is happy to announce the consolidation of eleven leave policies into one. You will be able to reference INT185: Leave Policy for matters pertaining to various leave types. Below is a summary of changes.

Quick Glance

This is a new section in the policy aimed at providing quick and easy reference to the various leaves types available. You’ll find each leave type listed alphabetically along with a brief description and who to contact for…

As UT System employees, all our records are covered by the Texas Public Information Act (“TPIA”). The TPIA is a state law, and it makes many of our documents and other materials available to the public. If we follow it, we stay on safe legal ground; if we don’t, we risk having monetary penalties levied against UT System Administration, or worse, criminal charges filed against our officials. To that end, the Offices of General Counsel and Human Resources ask all employees (with the exception of new…

Block 82: Uncommon Knowledge and Unconventional Wisdom for System Employees, A Speaker Series is a collaborative initiative between the Office of Innovation and Strategic Investment and the Office of Academic Affairs. For our first event on September 21, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., Winslow Sargeant will join us. Winslow is a…

YOU ARE INVITED!

The Office of Human Resources invites you to attend our HR Information Sessions hosted by Kim Sullivan, UT System Chief Human Resources Officer, & the HR Leadership Team. We want to share our NEW strategic plan with you along with the services and processes we will be…

Over the past 12 hours, UT System users may have seen an increase in the number of phishing emails in their inbox.  It is important to be remain cautious and attentive to email messages that come through your inbox. Our information security analysts have been working to block suspicious URLs and email accounts; however, if you access UT System email from your cell phone or your personal computer, you may not be protected.

Take the following steps to avoid being a victim of phishing attacks:

  • Be suspicious of unexpected…

UTPD urges students, faculty, and staff to call 911 before using social media during emergencies. While UTPD is monitoring social media when there is a crisis happening, messages can get lost and may delay police response.  It is best to call 911 first.

To read the full KXAN Article click here.

 

The Wellness Center in the new UT System Building may cause many of us to give up our gym memberships. But if you want to do more than just enjoy the impressive views, you need to complete the

Annual Enrollment is here!  It began on July 15 and ends on July 31.  During this time you have a chance to make changes to your benefit elections. 

*If you want to participate in UT Flex, don't forget to log into MyUTBenefits and elect the amount, even if you don't have any other changes to make!

Employees not located in Austin are encouraged to attend the Annual Enrollment Meetings closest to you.  The schedule can be found here:…

Please login to the Automated Parking System and either renew your FY2018 application OR opt-out if you don’t require a System parking permit. This will help Payroll keep track of the employees that don’t need their parking deducted.

Employees with System permits can now renew their parking agreements for FY2018. Please complete & submit your online application by Monday, July 31, 2017. If applicable…

The FY 2018 Holiday Schedule is posted and may be found at https://www.utsystem.edu/offices/human-resources/ut-system-administration-holiday-schedule.

The state legislature determines the number of holidays observed by all state agencies and institutions of higher education. The total number of holidays consists of various national and state holidays which fall on a weekday; holidays which fall on a weekend are not included. Institutions of higher…

The new University of Texas System building is on track for substantial completion on July 12. There will still be some final work to be done in preparation for the moves, so employees won’t have access until they move in. An Open House scheduled for July 31 will provide a preview of the building—come by anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to explore the office floors, tour the Board Room, hang out in the Commons and try out the Wellness Center equipment!

Moves begin August 1. A schedule, along with instructions and tips to prepare for the move, are included in a “Move Manual” that…

Security researchers have discovered a PowerPoint file that, when opened, will download malware to a computer when a user hovers over a link. While the UT System Administration instance of Microsoft Office has security measures in place to stop the attack from taking place, the measures rely on users responding appropriately to the Security Notice dialog box.