Annual Enrollment Starts Sept. 29
Now is the time to add or change the benefit plans you participate in. Don't miss annual enrollment, which runs through Oct. 31.
Open Enrollment Is Underway
It's that time of the year again: open enrollment for all employees. Learn more here about new benefits and some fewer choices from the State Health Plan.
Significant Changes Coming to Insurance Options
Be prepared to consider fewer options this fall during annual benefits enrollment, now that the State Health Plan has decided to eliminated one of three insurance options and make significant changes to several other programs.
Use Those Community Service Hours
All SHRA and EHRA employees who work at least 20 hours per week are allotted up to 24 hours for volunteer activities, or one hour a week (up to 36 hours annually) for mentoring/tutoring in a school-affiliated program for “at-risk” students or five hours a month (up to 45 hours annually) for participation in a public school literacy program.
Extra Leave Approved for Hurricane-Affected Employees
Faculty and staff who endured substantial damage or total loss of their primary residence can apply for up to 80 hours of management-approved leave. The deadline to submit applications for this leave is Dec. 31.
Volunteer to Be Wellness Champion
Want to help your colleagues be more dedicated to a healthy work environment? Volunteer to be a Wellness Champion in the Well Wolfpack program. Applications are open until July 1.
Time to Make Your Benefit Picks
Annual enrollment for benefits will run through Nov. 18. The NC State Human Resources Benefits Office cautions that this year's enrollment process could be more time consuming and employees should make their selections early.
Woodson Unveils New Pack Perk
At his annual Fall Address Chancellor Randy Woodson announced a new scholarship program for the children of faculty and staff, a benefit of $2,000 per year for tuition and fees for employee dependents who qualify for and enroll at NC State.
Benefits Open to Same-Sex Spouses
Landmark federal court rulings in North Carolina this month give state employees in same-sex marriages the opportunity to cover their spouses under the State Health Plan and NCFlex program.
Pack Appreciation at Carmichael
The Carmichael Gym is the site of this year's employee appreciation event. Don't miss the fun and games on Friday, April 18.