The Human Resources division is dedicated to maximizing its expertise and knowledge to foster a diverse work environment that values service excellence, stewardship, personal well being, and professional development.
The Executive Council on Diversity and Inclusion is excited to announce that the 2018 MLK Celebration will take place during the week of January 22. This year’s theme is transformative thinking, and there will be opportunities on all three main campuses to learn how Loyola community members integrate Dr. King’s principles into their personal and professional experiences. We encourage you to sign up and volunteer at a Service Day location. Faculty and staff who volunteer will receive full pay for the day and are not required to use any accrued vacation or personal days.
Get ready for the 2018 Go Move Challenge! Loyola's participation in the sixth annual Go Move Challenge will take place February 1 - 28! During 2017's event, we had 362 participants, logged more than 295,000 minutes of physical activity as a University, and placed fifth in the competition among 20 participating Jesuit institutions. In addition, you can showcase your participation experience on the Go Move Challenge website. We hope to have all faculty and staff participate in 2018 - the LUC department with the most points logged will win a great prize! LEARN MORE
The EMERGE winter/spring 2018 schedule is now available. The program offers personal, professional, and wellness seminars. Whether you are in a leadership role or a member of a team, you will find a program that increases your knowledge and strengthens your skills. In preparation for participating in the Wellness program, consider signing up and participating in the Biometric course taking place this month. Visit LUC.edu/emerge for course details. REGISTER NOW
New Medical Insurance and CVS Caremark Prescription Drug Cards
During the week of December 25, each faculty and staff member enrolled in the Loyola Medical Plan for January 1, 2018, will receive a new medical insurance card and a separate CVS Caremark prescription drug card at their home address. Two cards will be sent to each household in the faculty or staff member’s name, which should be used by all dependents enrolled in Loyola benefit plans. In addition, health plan participants who would like to obtain contraceptives at no cost will need to contact CVS Caremark to request a separate contraceptive card. In December, a letter highlighting the process to request the contraceptives card, including the covered contraceptive drug list, will be sent to each home.
Meet Alex, your new personalized benefits counselor. During Open Enrollment, Loyola introduced a new online communication and decision-making tool named “Alex.” Alex will provide interactive assistance to help you determine which plans are the best fit for you and your family. The best part is that this tool will be available to you all year around! LEARN MORE
We are excited to announce the gift of extra time during this holiday season. Per Dr. Rooney's "University Closure in December" email released on August 30, 2017, Loyola will be closed during the week of Christmas - December 25 thru 29 — and reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2018! LEARN MORE
The IRS requires employers to provide employees with Form 1095-C, which may accompany W-2s for tax purposes. The 2017 statement will be distributed to employees no later than March 2. You may elect by January 15 to receive your Form 1095-C statement electronically. LEARN MORE
In November, participants will receive communication from Transamerica regarding fee changes in the Loyola’s Defined Contribution Retirement Plan. While there are no changes in our investment fund lineup, we will qualify for lower fees for the Vanguard age targeted funds. The notice will explain the change in fees for each fund. LEARN MORE
Faculty and staff are invited to check out Sacred Heart Schools, Chicago’s oldest Catholic and independent school. Serving students in grades K–8, Sacred Heart is conveniently located near Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus at 6250 N. Sheridan Rd. To learn more about Sacred Heart and meet representatives, we invite you to attend an Admissions Coffee event at the school from 9:15–11 am on Friday, Oct. 13 or Wednesday, Oct. 25. If you are interested in attending, please contact James Nuessen, Admissions Associate for Recruitment at Sacred Heart, for additional information. LEARN MORE
Are you enrolled in our Loyola Advantage BCBSIL PPO medical plan? Do you have a non-emergency medical question or do you need a prescription re-filled? Consider signing-up with industry-leading virtual visits vendor, MDLive, so that you can speak with an independently contracted board-certified doctor, as necessary! LEARN MORE
Perspectives is excited to announce that the organizations new website will be available on August 1, 2017! A number of web improvements include a clean design, simplified navigation, additional rich content, interactive tools, and a fully mobile-friendly interface. These improvements will provide visitors with easier access to the resources that support, guide, educate, and solve issues affecting health, well-being, and productivity. In addition, your login credentials remain the same - so feel free to access perspectivesltd.com in order to experience the new features. LEARN MORE
The Wellness Program features numerous financial, health, and wellness opportunities on campus. In 2018, benefits-eligible faculty and staff who earn 125 points per quarter will receive $75 back on their paychecks following each quarter.