HR Questions

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 1:22pm
The IRS requires that any unused amount remaining in your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) at the end of the reimbursement period (Jan. 1, 2015, through March 15, 2016) be forfeited. This is known as the IRS “use it or lose it” rule.
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 2:11pm
Effective Jan. 1, 2016, Kent State University has improved its vision benefit coverage. Employees can now receive exams, eyeglasses or contact lenses on a calendar year basis (Jan. 1-Dec. 31).
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 9:32am
Kent State University is currently offering employees the opportunity to obtain Guaranteed Issue permanent life insurance for yourself and your family to supplement any existing benefits.
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 11:24am
There are several advantages to receiving your W2 electronically. 
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 9:14am
If you were previously employed by Kent State University, the state of Ohio, or any political subdivision of the state of Ohio, your prior service time may be creditable toward your vacation entitlement* per administrative policy 6-11.7(C)(1). 
Monday, November 23, 2015 - 3:14pm
Your Kent State ID Number is a unique 9-digit number that begins with an "8." Kent State uses this number to identify all faculty, staff and students within the university. Various departments, including Payroll, Benefits and Employee and Academic Records, use this number to asso...
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 8:23am
All Kent State University campuses will operate on a holiday schedule from Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015, through Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. During this time, all nonessential operations will be closed at all Kent State campuses. Normal business operations will resume with the first shift o...
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 9:57am
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport offers a Kent State University employee discount for overnight parking in the Airport Fast Park and Park Place lots. Sign up for rewards points and discounted parking using the link below. One card will work for both lots. Covered parking a...
Monday, November 2, 2015 - 4:44pm
Yes, Kent State University provides the Employee Assistance and Work/Life program through Impact Solutions. The IMPACT program can assist with problems such as stress, anxiety, depression, child management, marital concerns or substance abuse. It also can provide assistance for...