Loyola University Chicago

Human Resources

Monthly Updates

  • March 2019 Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services for our Loyola community. Please review the information below to learn more about Loyola’s efforts to help local real estate buyers through the University Assisted Housing Program; a discounted gym membership via Blue Access for Members; and how you can help shape the diversity-related experience at Loyola by participating in an upcoming Listening Session.
  • Loyola Establishes Office for Equity and Compliance

    At Loyola University Chicago, we are called upon, “to expand knowledge in the service of humanity through learning, justice, and faith.” This mission not only invites us to strive for excellence in our service to students, faculty, and staff, but compels us to do so. Loyola has maintained a strong commitment to effectively addressing gender-based violence and bias-motivated discrimination and misconduct within our University community. In the spirit of our mission and continuing improvement to address these issues in our changing higher education environment, the University is restructuring our work around Title IX and other equity-based regulatory requirements.
  • February 2019 Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services for our Loyola community. Please review the information below to learn more about how you can participate in the Go Move Challenge; save and earn cash rewards by utilizing a Benefits Value Advisor (BVA); and work toward accomplishing your personal and professional development goals by attending EMERGE classes at no cost to you. In addition, we invite you to provide valuable feedback related to diversity and inclusion at Loyola.
  • Participate in MLK Celebration Next Week

    The Executive Council on Diversity and Inclusion is excited to announce that Loyola’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration will take place during the week of January 21, 2019. In honor of Dr. King, this year’s theme, MLK Celebration: Addressing Disparity through Awareness, Advocacy, and Action, will be reflected through a series of reimagined and thought-provoking activities at the Lake Shore, Water Tower, and Health Sciences campuses.
  • New Paid Parental Leave and KinderCare Discount Effective January 1, 2019

    Loyola University Chicago values human life at all stages. In addition to existing programs, to better support the early stages of life for faculty and staff with growing families, Loyola is introducing two new family-friendly benefits in 2019.
  • January 2019 Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services for our Loyola community. Please review the information below to learn more about diversity listening sessions that are in progress, our upcoming MLK Celebration, opportunities to improve your health and wellness, and more.
  • December 2018 Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services for our Loyola community. Please review the information below to learn more about Loyola’s upcoming University Christmas celebration and how you can receive complimentary tickets to attend an upcoming men’s basketball game. In addition, as we prepare for benefit offerings in 2019, review some key health and wellness program information highlighted below.
  • Final Reminder: Open Enrollment Ends November 21

    Remember that 2019 Benefits Open Enrollment closes Wednesday, November 21. Please take time to review your benefits, make changes, and re-enroll in flexible spending accounts by reviewing detailed benefit plans and changes included in the 2019 Benefits Highlights Booklet. You can access Open Enrollment through Employee Self-Service. Users must be connected to Loyola’s network, either on campus or via Loyola Secured Access (LSA) to gain access. For your reference, Employee Self-Service works best in Firefox or Chrome. Benefit changes will take effect on January 1, 2019.
  • November 2018 Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services for our Loyola community. Please review the information below to learn more about Loyola’s upcoming vacation payout schedule, including November’s Open Enrollment season, and how to use the new Annual Staff Performance Evaluation form as part of the performance management process.
  • Open Enrollment Begins Tomorrow; Save on Premiums

    The 2019 Benefits Open Enrollment period begins tomorrow, Thursday, November 1, and continues through Wednesday, November 21. This is your annual opportunity to review and make changes to your benefits. Detailed information summarizing benefit plans and changes is included in the 2019 Benefits Highlights Booklet, or you can learn more by consulting Alex Online, an interactive online tool designed to serve as your personalized benefits counselor.
  • Reminder: November 16 Vacation Payout Details

    As announced in September, the revised Staff Vacation Policy will become effective on December 23, 2018. Beginning with the first paycheck in January 2019, the maximum vacation accrual will be established at 1X annual accrual (currently, employees can carry a balance up to 2X the annual accrual). In order to transition to this new maximum, employees carrying accrued vacation above this 1X limit as of November 10, 2018 will be paid out any unused vacation time above the new accrual limit plus the equivalent of five pay periods on the November 16, 2018 paycheck.
  • Your Duty to Report

    All of our faculty and staff play an integral role in creating a campus culture in which gender-based misconduct is not tolerated. The University is committed to education, training, and services that cultivate and encourage healthy, safe, and respectful relationships and interactions. Our goal is to foster a supportive environment dedicated to the Jesuit traditions of justice and respect for others where all students have equitable access to education and where all faculty and staff experience a safe and productive workplace.