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Kent State University faculty and staff are invited to attend the annual Open Enrollment and Wellness Fairs coming to a campus near you! The fair is an excellent opportunity for individuals to get the information they need to make their decisions for Open Enrollment. The benefit election period for open enrollment is Oct. 11-23, 2015. As part of...

The Division of Human Resources will conduct its annual benefits Open Enrollment activities during the months of September and October. Open Enrollment and Wellness Fairs will be held at each of the eight campuses, as well the College of Podiatric Medicine and the Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg to kick off the annual event. Employees will...

Beginning in September, the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action will be conducting a series of customized Title IX* trainings for faculty, staff and students. The monthly sessions will consist of topics such as: What is Title IX? Defining sexual harassment/sexual misconduct; How and where to report issues related to Title IX; ...

On Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., the Kent Student Center Ballroom will turn into a fun-filled employee appreciation event! As we kick off a new academic year, we take time to celebrate Kent State University faculty and staff. Your only requirement is to come, have fun and enjoy a complimentary “cook-out” lunch, entertainment,...

Kent State University will once again operate on a holiday schedule in December. The holiday schedule will run from Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015, through Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. During that time, all nonessential operations will be closed at all Kent State campuses. Normal business operations will resume with the first shift on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. ...

The Division of Human Resources’ Records Office reminds employees of two important dates during the month of September that can have an impact on your sick and vacation leave balances. Please read the following information regarding annual sick leave conversion and vacation accrual maximums. If you have questions on either process, contact a...

On Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., the Kent Student Center Ballroom will turn into a fun-filled employee appreciation event! As we kick off a new academic year, we take time to celebrate Kent State University faculty and staff. Your only requirement is to come, have fun and enjoy a complimentary “cook-out” lunch, entertainment,...

Beyond Compliance training provides a mix of learning opportunities that are geared toward relevant laws, university policies and violence prevention. While some fulfill annual compliance mandates, all provide a wealth of information designed to heighten awareness and offer prevention solutions. The Division of Human Resources set a minimum goal...

The annual sick leave conversion for eligible staff employees will take place Sept. 1 through Sept. 14. During this period, eligible classified and unclassified employees with a continuing appointment may convert accrued sick leave to vacation per administrative policy 3342-6-11.2. Eligible full-time employees who have a balance of at least...

If you are a classified or unclassified employee who accrues vacation, be sure to check your leave balances to see if you are at risk of losing any accrued vacation time. According to the university policy regarding annual vacation leave for nonteaching unclassified and classified personnel, the maximum amount of vacation an employee can accrue is...