October Open Enrollment for Optional Retirement Plan for Higher Education

During the month of October, Optional Retirement Plan (ORP) participants may elect to change their ORP vendor. This period does not allow for a pension plan change from the ORP to VRS or from VRS to the ORP. Three providers are available to ORP participants: DCP, Fidelity Investments and TIAA. To change providers during Open Enrollment, please complete the Open Enrollment Provider Change Form (VRS-65P) and the enrollment … Continue reading October Open Enrollment for Optional Retirement Plan for Higher Education

Scholarships for Children and Grandchildren of NOVA Employees

NOVA Human Resources is proud to announce that, in collaboration with NOVA, Westminster School is offering a scholarship opportunity to the children and grandchildren of NOVA employees. The renewable Merit Scholarship is in the amount of $8,000 per year and is open to students entering third to seventh grades. The potential value of the scholarship totals $48,000. Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis … Continue reading Scholarships for Children and Grandchildren of NOVA Employees

Scholarships for Children and Grandchildren of NOVA Employees

NOVA Human Resources is proud to announce that, in collaboration with NOVA, Westminster School is offering a scholarship opportunity to the children and grandchildren of NOVA employees. The renewable Merit Scholarship is in the amount of $8,000 per year and is open to students entering third to seventh grades. The potential value of the scholarship totals $48,000. Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis … Continue reading Scholarships for Children and Grandchildren of NOVA Employees

October Is Open Enrollment Month for UNUM Long-Term Disability

Open enrollment for participation in the UNUM Long-Term Disability (LTD) Plan begins October 1, 2016 and ends on October 31, 2016. The UNUM LTD Plan pays participants a percentage of their gross monthly salary if they cannot work due to a covered injury or illness. Employees who enroll in the plan during the open enrollment period will be covered under the plan effective January 1, … Continue reading October Is Open Enrollment Month for UNUM Long-Term Disability

October Is Open Enrollment Month for UNUM Long-Term Disability

Open enrollment for participation in the UNUM Long-Term Disability (LTD) Plan begins October 1, 2016 and ends on October 31, 2016. The UNUM LTD Plan pays participants a percentage of their gross monthly salary if they cannot work due to a covered injury or illness. Employees who enroll in the plan during the open enrollment period will be covered under the plan effective January 1, … Continue reading October Is Open Enrollment Month for UNUM Long-Term Disability

October Is Open Enrollment Month for UNUM Long-Term Disability

Open enrollment for participation in the UNUM Long-Term Disability (LTD) Plan begins October 1, 2016 and ends on October 31, 2016. The UNUM LTD Plan pays participants a percentage of their gross monthly salary if they cannot work due to a covered injury or illness. Employees who enroll in the plan during the open enrollment period will be covered under the plan effective January 1, … Continue reading October Is Open Enrollment Month for UNUM Long-Term Disability

October Is Open Enrollment Month for UNUM Long-Term Disability

Open enrollment for participation in the UNUM Long-Term Disability (LTD) Plan begins October 1, 2016 and ends on October 31, 2016. The UNUM LTD Plan pays participants a percentage of their gross monthly salary if they cannot work due to a covered injury or illness. Employees who enroll in the plan during the open enrollment period will be covered under the plan effective January 1, … Continue reading October Is Open Enrollment Month for UNUM Long-Term Disability

Tuition Assistance Process Update

Updated tuition assistance forms are now available on NOVA’s Forms Library. Please access the form from NOVA’s Forms Library to ensure you have the most up-to-date version for your tuition assistance request. After a trial run of two revised tuition assistance forms last fall, Human Resources has made some further improvements. One of the improvements includes important eligibility information built in to the forms as … Continue reading Tuition Assistance Process Update

Tuition Assistance Process Update

Updated tuition assistance forms are now available on NOVA’s Forms Library. Please access the form from NOVA’s Forms Library to ensure you have the most up-to-date version for your tuition assistance request. After a trial run of two revised tuition assistance forms last fall, Human Resources has made some further improvements. One of the improvements includes important eligibility information built in to the forms as … Continue reading Tuition Assistance Process Update

Benefit Deductions for Returning 9-Month Faculty on the 18 Pay Cycle

To ensure benefit premiums were current through the summer months, premiums for the months of May and June for participating 9-month faculty members on the 18 pay cycle were deducted on the May 16, 2016 payroll for the following benefits: Health, Optional Group Life, UNUM Long Term Disability and other miscellaneous voluntary benefits. Premiums due for the months of July and August will be deducted … Continue reading Benefit Deductions for Returning 9-Month Faculty on the 18 Pay Cycle

Premium Deductions for Summer Months for 9-Month Faculty on the 18-Pay Cycle

Benefit deductions for 9-month 18-pay faculty are not deducted from any summer pay. Therefore, to ensure continuation of benefits and the collection of premiums due for the summer months, premiums for both May and June will be collected in the May 1 to May 15 pay period for the May 16 pay date. These additional deductions will be processed for all 9-month 18-pay faculty participating … Continue reading Premium Deductions for Summer Months for 9-Month Faculty on the 18-Pay Cycle

Invitation to VCCS Regional Workshop

The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) has announced five upcoming regional workshops focused on search committees, recruitment and diversity for hiring managers. The System Office Human Resources staff will be offering these one-day workshops focused on streamlining and improving the search committee process, proactive recruitment techniques, and diversity support activities. The program is designed for academic program heads, deans, directors and all hiring managers. Participants can expect … Continue reading Invitation to VCCS Regional Workshop

Invitation to VCCS Regional Workshops

The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) has announced five upcoming regional workshops focused on search committees, recruitment and diversity for hiring managers. The System Office Human Resources staff will be offering these one-day workshops focused on streamlining and improving the search committee process, proactive recruitment techniques, and diversity support activities. The program is designed for academic program heads, deans, directors and all hiring managers. Participants can expect … Continue reading Invitation to VCCS Regional Workshops

Annandale Faculty and Staff Enjoy a Yummy Ending to 2015

Annandale Faculty and Staff Enjoy a Yummy Ending to 2015

One of the highlights of the Annandale Campus “End-of-the-Year Holiday Luncheon Celebrating NOVA’s 50th Anniversary” was the 50th anniversary themed dessert competition. Three tables decorated with large silver bows, holiday greenery and dozens of gold and silver balloons were used to hold all of the desserts as faculty and staff cooks and bakers competed for three prizes awarded by a three-judge panel that included “Best Taste,” … Continue reading Annandale Faculty and Staff Enjoy a Yummy Ending to 2015

VRS Provides Purchase of Prior Service Planning Resources

Effective January 1, 2017, purchase of prior service provisions will change. Under the new provisions, the cost of purchasing prior service may increase. If you have service to purchase, you may want to compare the cost of purchasing now against that of waiting until January 2017. VRS has developed resources to help you in making your decision. Go to your myVRS account and click on the … Continue reading VRS Provides Purchase of Prior Service Planning Resources

Flu Shots Clinics Scheduled

As flu season quickly approaches, NOVA’s Human Resources has coordinated flu shot clinics for NOVA employees. Clinics will be hosted by Walgreens Pharmacy. Onsite clinics have been scheduled at the following locations this year: Alexandria Campus Room 158 Monday, September 21 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Annandale Campus CG Building in the Small Provost Conference Room Thursday, September 24 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Medical … Continue reading Flu Shots Clinics Scheduled

Flu Shots Clinics Scheduled

As flu season quickly approaches, NOVA’s Human Resources has coordinated flu shot clinics for NOVA employees. Clinics will be hosted by Walgreens Pharmacy. Onsite clinics have been scheduled at the following locations this year: Woodbridge Campus Room 118 in the Woodbridge Arts and Science Building (WAS) Tuesday, September 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fairfax Complex 3926 Pender Drive, Suite 150 (Fairfax 2 – Large … Continue reading Flu Shots Clinics Scheduled

Flu Shots Clinics Scheduled

As flu season quickly approaches, NOVA’s Human Resources has coordinated flu shot clinics for NOVA employees. Clinics will be hosted by Walgreens Pharmacy. Onsite clinics have been scheduled at the following locations this year: Woodbridge Campus Room 118 in the Woodbridge Arts and Science Building (WAS) Tuesday, September 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fairfax Complex 3926 Pender Drive, Suite 150 (Fairfax 2 – Large … Continue reading Flu Shots Clinics Scheduled

Summer Benefit Deductions for 9-Month Faculty on the 18-Pay Cycle

To ensure benefit premiums are current through the summer months, premiums for the months of May and June for participating 9-month faculty members on the 18-pay cycle will be deducted on the May 16, 2015, payroll for the following benefits: Health, Optional Group Life, UNUM Long Term Disability, AFLAC, Colonial and Insurance Company of North America. Premiums for the months of July and August will be … Continue reading Summer Benefit Deductions for 9-Month Faculty on the 18-Pay Cycle

Leave Sharing Request

Todd Hawley (MA) has requested to participate in the leave-sharing program. If you would like to donate leave hours, please access a Leave Sharing Program Donor Form online. Please complete the form by printing and submitting it to Human Resources by fax to 703.323.3155. Leave must be donated in eight-hour increments and only annual leave may be donated. If you need other assistance or have questions … Continue reading Leave Sharing Request

Commonwealth’s Same-Sex Ruling Impacts Health Benefits

Commonwealth’s Same-Sex Ruling Impacts Health Benefits

The Commonwealth of Virginia now legally recognizes same-sex marriages. Employees/participants who become legally married must submit their health enrollment request to enroll or add their spouse and other eligible dependents within 60 days of the marriage. Eligible employees/participants whose same-sex marriage occurred prior to October 6, 2014, have until Thursday, December 4, 2014, to submit their enrollment request. If the enrollment request is received on the … Continue reading Commonwealth’s Same-Sex Ruling Impacts Health Benefits

UNUM Employee Paid Long-Term Disability Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for participation in the UNUM Employee Paid Long-Term Disability Program is October 1 to 31. UNUM’s long-term disability insurance pays participants a percentage of their gross monthly salary if they are unable to work due to a covered injury or illness. It can provide a monthly benefit whether your disability prevents you from working at all or limits your ability to work. Participation … Continue reading UNUM Employee Paid Long-Term Disability Open Enrollment

Impact of Same-Sex Ruling on Commonwealth Health Benefits

The Commonwealth of Virginia now legally recognizes same-sex marriages. Employees/participants who become legally married must submit a health enrollment request to enroll or add a spouse and other eligible dependents within 60 days of the marriage. Eligible employees/participants whose same-sex marriage occurred prior to October 6, 2014, have until Thursday, December 4, 2014, to submit an enrollment request. If the enrollment request is received on the … Continue reading Impact of Same-Sex Ruling on Commonwealth Health Benefits

UNUM Employee Paid Long-Term Disability Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for participation in the UNUM Employee Paid Long-Term Disability Program is October 1 to 31. UNUM’s long-term disability insurance pays participants a percentage of their gross monthly salary if they are unable to work due to a covered injury or illness. It can provide a monthly benefit whether your disability prevents you from working at all or limits your ability to work. Participation … Continue reading UNUM Employee Paid Long-Term Disability Open Enrollment

DHRM Website

Impact of Same-Sex Ruling on Commonwealth Health Benefits

The Commonwealth of Virginia now legally recognizes same-sex marriages. Employees/participants who become legally married must submit a health enrollment request to enroll or add a spouse and other eligible dependents within 60 days of the marriage. Eligible employees/participants whose same-sex marriage occurred prior to October 6, 2014, have until Thursday, December 4, 2014, to submit an enrollment request. If the enrollment request is received on … Continue reading Impact of Same-Sex Ruling on Commonwealth Health Benefits