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2020DecemberNew Adjunct Faculty Success Workshop, Remote Work Tax Withholding Issues, Spring into Well-Being 2021, Worth of Well-Being from Associate Deans, Faculty/ Staff Mason Recreation Membership Offers, BurnAlong
2020DecemberTimesheets Due Early, PHEL Update, Winter Break Timesheet Guidance, No Deadline for Testing Site Operations Assistants, Drug and Alcohol Policy
2020DecemberNew HR & Payroll Website Soon!, Inclement Weather/Emergency Guidance, Mason Holidays at Home
2020DecemberMason Talent Match Testing Site Operations Assistants
2020NovemberNew Adjunct Faculty Success Workshop, “Walk Into the New Year” Challenge, State Electronic Equipment Reminder
2020NovemberEPAF Deadlines, Hiring Proposals and Job Posting Deadlines, Semimonthly Timesheets Due Early
2020NovemberVirtual November HR Liaisons Meeting, Thanksgiving Timesheet Guidance, Compressed Schedules and the Holidays, World Kindness Day
2020NovemberUpdated Hiring Guidance, Guided Kindness Meditation Walk, Compensatory Leave Reminder, Remote Work Tax Withholding Issues
2020NovemberPatriot Web Direct Deposit New Look
2020OctoberMason Families Share, Additional On-Campus Flu Shot Clinics, Updates on HR & Payroll Office Information
2020OctoberMason Families Share, Election Day Guidance, Compressed Schedules and the Holiday, MasonVotes 2020
2020OctoberReporting Accidents Reminder, Pumpkin Decorating Contest, Family Weekend 2020
2020OctoberVirtual November HR Liaisons Meeting, Mason Families Share, Supervisor Boot Camp, Remote Work Tax Withholding Issues
2020OctoberMason Families Share, Managing Workload and Accessing Development Resources, Socktober, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
2020SeptemberPerformance Management Sessions and Virtual Performance Conversations Playlist
2020SeptemberUpdate on Submitting Performance Evaluations Electronically
2020SeptemberSubmitting Performance Evaluations Electronically, Optional Payroll Tax Deferral Program, Coping During Uncertainty: A Well-Being Webinar, Mason's Resilience Badge, Financial Seminars
2020September2020 Performance Evaluation Guidance
2020SeptemberLactation Spaces and Safe Return to Campus, Coping During Uncertainty: A Well-Being Webinar, Winter Wellness Flu Shot Clinic, Mason Nation 9/11 Virtual Day of Service
2020AugustGovernor's Honor Award Nominations, College Colors Day: Wear Green. Wear Gold.
2020AugustNew Employee Dashboard on Patriot Web, Updates on HR & Payroll Office Information, Compensatory Leave Reminder, Compressed Schedules and the Holiday
2020AugustPatriot Families Helping Families Brainstorm Session, Student Loan Repayment Presentation, BurnAlong Virtual Summer Camp
2020AugustSafe Return to Campus Training, Updated Off-Boarding Process, Update to MasonLEAPS Access for Faculty, Remote Work Tax Withholding Issues, Take Your Junior Patriot to Work Day, Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Reduction Option
2020AugustNew Adjunct Faculty Success Workshop, 2020 Holiday Schedule, Take Your Junior Patriot to Work Day, Favorite Face Covering, Financial Well-Being Seminars
2020JulyHR Liaisons Meeting Recording, Overtime Election, Virtual New Adjunct Faculty Success Workshop, CommonHealth Wellness Champion Award, CommonHealth Connections
2020JulyStreamlined Off-Boarding Process
2020JulyEmployee and Applicant Data Request, Take Your Junior Patriot to Work Day, Support for Mason Families, Financial Seminars, BurnAlong Virtual Summer Camp, Sun Safety Tips
2020JuneExpanded CARES Act, Expanded Vision Benefits Services, Faculty/Staff Book Scholarship
2020JuneJuneteenth Holiday Guidance
2020JuneOnline EPAF Training, CommonHealth Connections
2020JuneFlexible Spending Account (FSA) Grace Period Extended for the July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020 Plan Year
2020JuneVirginia Retirement System Webinar, Submit Questions for HR Liaisons Meeting
2020JuneJune 11 HR Liaisons Meeting - Submit your questions!
2020JuneImportant Biweekly Timesheet Information, No Increase for Final Health Plan Premiums, Online EAP Resources for Wage and Waived Employees
2020MayVirtual Spring HR Liaisons Meeting
2020MayMoment of Silence on Memorial Day
2020MayCritical Vacancy Request Form Changes and Revised Employee Hiring Guide
2020MayFaculty Pay Plan Option, Compressed Schedules and the Holiday, Employee of the Month Nominations, Volunteer to be an Officer of Election
2020MayAnnual End-of-Fiscal-Year Technical Message
2020MayLeave Balance Transfers, Compensatory Leave Reminder, Mindful Mondays, Administrative Professionals Certificate Program, National Bike Challenge, Up to 50% Off Courses and Certification Prep
2020MayResources for Those Without Mason Benefits, Open Enrollment Drop-In Sessions, Military Spouse/Partner AppreciaEon Day Event, Virginia529 Webinar, May You Be Grateful, Faculty/Staff Book Scholarship
2020AprilVirtual Professional Development in MasonLEAPS
2020AprilFamilies First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
2020April#PatriotsPurpleUp in Honor of the Military Child
2020AprilOpen Enrollment Coming Soon, W-2 Hotline Closing Soon, Virginia529 Information Session
2020AprilHR Liaison Directory
2020AprilTouchbase Tuesdays and Mindful Mondays
2020AprilFlexible Work Agreements for COVID-19, Relaxed 403(b) Plan Rules Under the CARES Act, BurnAlong
2020MarchNew Temporary Process for Onboarding and Completing Section 2 of the Form I-9
2020MarchTelework Toolkits During COVID-19 and FSAs During COVID-19
2020MarchKaiser Permanente's Initiatives for Members in Response to COVID-19
2020MarchApply for Leadership Legacy Program, WW Updates, Mothering on the Margins, Sibs and Kids Weekend, Mason Rec Camp
2020MarchAnalysis and Evaluation of Positions
2020FebruaryTelework Week, Discount at Potomac River Running, Apply for Leadership Legacy Program, Well-Being University Reading Group, Compensatory Leave Reminder, Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
2020FebruaryBest Workplace for Commuters 2020, Discounted Homecoming Headliner Tickets, Winter Bike to Work Day, Vanpooling Drop By, Guaranteed Ride Home
2020JanuaryUpdates to the Base Pay Practices
2020JanuaryUniversity Day Service Awards 2020, Apply for Leadership Legacy
2020JanuaryEmployee of the Month Nominations, Mason Kids Club, Minnesota Life Premium Increase, Reporting Accidents Reminder, Vehicle Use Policy
2020JanuaryNew 2020 Form W-4, Compressed Schedules and the Holiday, Inclement Weather Resources
2019DecemberLet's Move, Mason and Preparing for Winter Break
2019DecemberTimesheets Due Early, Winter Break Timesheet Guidance, New Adjunct Faculty Success Workshop
2019DecemberFarewell to Sue Tinsman, Talent Acquisition Team
2019DecemberDisney+ with Fios, Faculty and Staff Appreciation Week, Discounts on Development Courses, Retirement Plan Contribution Limits, Member Benefit Profiles, Last Mason 101 of the Year, New WW Program
2019DecemberEPAF Routing Approver Change
2019DecemberFaculty-Staff Enrichment Day on December 4: Register Today!
2019NovemberRecruitment and Hiring Dates, EPAF Deadlines, Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign, The Hattery Award for Excellence, CDC Book Fair
2019NovemberTimesheets Due Early for Semimonthly Employees
2019NovemberThanksgiving Timesheet Guidance, Inclement Weather Resources, Compressed Schedules and the Holiday, Compensatory Leave Reminder
2019NovemberVeterans Day Recognition, Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day Registration, Financial IQ Challenge, New Ways to Recognize Colleagues, Virginia 529 Recorded Webinar
2019OctoberNew Adjunct Faculty Success Workshop, Outstanding Achievement Awards Awardees, Upcoming Mason Kids Club, Vogel Greeting Cards
2019OctoberElection Day Guidance, Follow Up Flu Shot Clinic, Kaiser Permanente Mobile Health Vehicle, Long-Term Care Program Extension, Witch Watch, Monthly Discount Highlight
2019OctoberTimesheet Changes, Performance Review Process Resources, Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day, Special Who's Walking Wednesday with Lewis Forrest, Webinar for 529 Presentations, Reporting Accidents Reminder
2019OctoberPerformance Review Process Resources, Flu Shot Clinic Tips, National Work and Family Month, Higher Education Program, PEC Serving Minors Summit
2019SeptemberHappy Heart Walk Today!, Mason Kindness eCards, Webinar for 529 Presentations, Fall Cleaning on Patriot Web, Monthly Discount Highlight
2019SeptemberPerformance Evaluation Information
2019SeptemberFlu Shot Clinics, Outstanding Achievement Awards Nominations, Long-Term Care Insurance Program, Register for Healthy Campus Week, Military Spouses and Partners Group, BurnAlong
2019SeptemberFlu Shot Clinics, Outstanding Achievement Awards Nominations, Virginia529 Presentation, Genworth Long-Term Care Insurance Presentation, Pool Party, Patriot Bike Check Out, Fall Biking-Related Opportunities
2019SeptemberFlexible Spending Account (FSA) Reminder, Supervisor Boot Camp, Flexible Work at Mason Seminar, Healthy Campus Week, Happy Heart Walk
2019AugustNine-Month Faculty Paychecks, Outstanding Achievement Awards Nominations, Employee of the Month Nominations, Well-Being Buzz, Pink Gloves Boxing
2019AugustHR Liaisons Meeting Recording, 9/11 Day of Service and Service Fair, Working Moms & Dads Kick-Off Meeting, Virginia529 Presentation, Compressed Schedules and the Holiday
2019AugustFall HR Liaisons Meeting, Monthly Discount Highlight, Compensatory Leave Reminder, College Colors Day
2019AugustPerformance Review Process Pilot Program, New Adjunct Faculty Success Workshop, Spotlight on Support, Statewide Book Club
2019JulyTuition Waiver Policy Update, Updating Recruitment Information,Deadline Extended for Emerging Leaders Supervisor Series, WW (WeightWatchers Reimagined) Changes, Successful Teleworking Seminar
2019JulyParental Leave Process Update, Overtime Leave Election Enrollment,Reporting Accidents Reminder
2019JulyMonster Jam Discount, Last Day to Apply for Emerging Leaders Supervisor Series, Who's Walking Wednesday, CDC Pizza Picnic Fundraiser, The Well-Being Buzz
2019JuneUpcoming Holiday and Your Timesheet, Compressed Schedules and the Holiday, Successful Teleworking Seminar, Free Financial Counseling
2019JuneNew Director of Employee Relations, New Adjunct Faculty Workshop, Your Paycheck and Open Enrollment, Crucial Conversations, Apply for Emerging Leaders Supervisor Series
2019JuneImportant Biweekly Timesheet Information
2019JuneEPAF Deadline
2019JuneFlexible Spending Accounts Deadlines and Changes, Faculty/Staff Book Scholarship, and Monthly Discount Highlight
2019MayEnd-of-Year Technical Message
2019MayHolidays and Compressed Schedules, 12-Month Faculty Leave Year End, Compensatory Leave Reminder, HR Liaisons Meeting Recording
2019MayMonthly Discount Highlight, Re-Learn to Relax Well-Being Seminar, Take a Walk with Wilkerson, Governor's Honor Awards, CommonHealth Wellness Champion Award, Military Spouses and Partners Group
2019MayInstagram Well-Being Highlights, Military Spouse/Partner Appreciation Day, Faculty/Staff Book Scholarship
2019MayMemo about Performance Increase, Flexible Summer @ Mason, Leave Transfers, Remote Work Reminder
2019AprilOpen Enrollment Drop-In Sessions, Sesame Street Live Discounts, Military Spouses and Partners Group, WeightWatchers at Work, Leading to Well-Being Programs
2019AprilSpring HR Liaisons Meeting Tomorrow and HR Liaisons COACHE Survey Assistance
2019AprilOpen Enrollment Coming May 1, New ID Cards for COVA Care and COVA HDHP, W-2 Hotline Closing, Reporting Accidents Reminder
2019AprilLeadercast Live: Leading Healthy Teams, Employee of the Month Nominations, Monthly Discount
2019April"Purple Up" Tomorrow, Health and Well-Being in the Workplace Seminar, Spring Cleaning on Patriot Web, Exit Process, A Musical Feast
2019AprilSpring HR Liaisons Meeting, Relaunch of Mason Talent Temps, Benefits Fair, Free Financial Counseling, Summer Camp List
2019MarchSpecial Who's Walking Wednesday, Spring Into Well-Being, Annual Victims' Rights Run/Walk, "Pool Party," Discounts for Kids Summer Camps
2019MarchPatriot Tech Payroll Deduction, Health and Fitness Expo, Nutrition Kitchen Classes, Sibs & Kids Weekend, Monthly Discount Highlight
2019MarchSpring Telework Week, Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day, Financial Counseling Sessions, CDC Summer Camp, Mindful Tuesdays
2019FebruaryElectronic Flexible Work Form, Monthly Discount, Spotlight on Support - Eldercare, Mason 101, Survey for Fairfax Government, Military Spouses and Partners Group
2019FebruaryDiscounts with Patriots in the City, Jack Wood Award, Crucial Conversations for Leaders, New Peterson Hall Lactation Room, Leadership Legacy Program, Military Partners and Spouses Group, Compensatory Leave Reminder, Weekly Wellnote
2019February50% Off Men's Basketball Tickets, New Member of the HR & Payroll Team, Adult Caregiving Support Group, Eating Right for Life Seminar, CDC Professional Development Day, W-2 Help
2019FebruaryDo You Telework? Consider Participating in a Telework Study!
2019FebruaryCOACHE Survey, University Day Service Awards, Individual Financial Counseling, Apply for Leadership Legacy Program, and Connect With Us on Social Media
2019JanuaryPerformance Evaluations Reminder, Spreading Kindness at Mason, Who's Walking Wednesday, WeightWatchers at Work, Mason Recreation for Faculty and Staff
2019JanuaryRecognition Leave Updates, Military Spouses and Partners Group, Want to Lead Working Dads Support Group?, Mason Needleworks, The Well-Being Buzz, and Monthly Discount Highlight
2019JanuaryNew Instant HR & Payroll Feature, W-2s are Available Online, and New Faculty Paid Parental Leave Policy
2019JanuaryRSVP Today for New Adjunct Faculty Success Workshop, Optional Life Insurance with Securian Financial, Mason Kids Club, Employee of the Month Nominations, Executive and Professional Education Discount
2018DecemberHappy Holidays!, New Adjunct Faculty Success Workshop, and Prepare for Winter Break
2018DecemberMilitary Spouses Group, CVC, IRS Retirement Plan Announcement, Flex Holiday Reminder, Discounts, & End-of-Year Newsletter Reminder
2018NovemberOutstanding Achievement Awards Rescheduled Date, New Adjunct Faculty Success Workshop, Last Mason 101 of the Year, Extra Support for Your Extra-Busy Season, Mason CDC Book Fair, The Well-Being Buzz
2018NovemberHR Liaisons Survey Results, Winter Break Timesheet Guidance, HR & Payroll Staff Page, Nutrition Kitchen Cooking Classes
2018NovemberWinter is Coming to Reward and Recognition, IRS Limits, The Well-Being Buzz, Military Spouses and Partners Group, CommonHealth Maintain, Don't Gain Challenge, Inclement Weather Resources
2018NovemberImportant Information on Background Check Audit
2018NovemberThanksgiving Timesheet Guidance, Monthly Discount Highlight, Happy Heart Walk Awards, Banner 9 Tips and Tricks, Dynamic Forms and the Exit Process, EPAF Guidelines, and Recruitment and Hiring Dates
2018NovemberBonus Deferral Reminder, Overcoming Burnout Seminar, Socktober, Half Priced Basketball Tickets, Reporting Accidents Reminder, Friends of Music at Mason Event
2018NovemberNEW 2019 Holiday Schedule, HR Liaisons Meeting Recording, Follow Up Flu Shot Clinic, First Mason Kids Club of the Year, Outstanding Achievement Awards, VRS and 457 Sessions, TIAA Digital Challenge, The Well-Being Buzz
2018OctoberHR Liaison Survey, Election Day Guidance, Retirement Well-Being Fair, Family Weekend, Monthly Discount Highlight, Performance Evaluation Reminder
2018OctoberFlu Shot Clinic Tips, HR Liaisons Meeting, I-9 Reminder, Compensatory Leave Reminder, Military Spouses and Partners Group, Pathbreakers Webinar Series
2018OctoberNational Work and Family Month, Performance Evaluation Resources, Who's Walking Wednesday with CEHD, Patriot Web Fall Cleaning, Innovation Conversation, Bicycle Commuting 101, Learn to Ride Cycling Class
2018OctoberHR Liaisons Meeting, Flu Shot Clinic, Dealing with Difficult People Seminar, Margaret C. Howell Award, Mason Educators and Employees of Color Social Event, Project Management at Mason, Building ADVANCE Pathways
2018SeptemberMason Faculty/Staff Alumni Award, Sharing Kindness and Appreciation, Information Leads the Way Walk, and School of Music Student Departmental Showcases
2018September2018 Bonus FAQs
2018SeptemberPerformance Evaluations Dates, EPAF Banner 9 Sessions, Member Benefit Profiles, Performance Evaluation Sessions, and Military Spouses and Partners Group
2018SeptemberRecognize Your Colleagues, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Background Check Reminders
2018SeptemberGiveaways at the Happy Heart Walk, 9-Month Faculty Open Enrollment Changes, 9/11 Day of Service, Payroll Appreciation Week, Questions about Hiring and Staffing
2018AugustTake a Walk with Walker, Creating a Positive Work Environment Seminar, WeightWatchers at Work, Higher Education Program
2018AugustJCPenney Discount Event, Move More Challenge, Upcoming Financial Well-Being Seminar, Mason Needleworks, Professional Program Discount
2018AugustCompressed Schedules and the Labor Day Holiday and College Colors Day Celebration
2018AugustOutstanding Achievement Awards (OAA), New Instagram, Email Archive, and Bruster's Discount
2018AugustYou're the Best Award, Changes to Mason Talent Temps, Compensatory Leave Reminder
2018JulyAlcohol and Substance Abuse Seminar, Employee of the Month Nominations, Reporting Accidents Reminder
2018JulyI-9 Reminder, Overtime Election, New Adjunct Faculty Success Workshop, Hiring Remote Workers
2018JulyMason Flare, Apply to Emerging Leaders Supervisor Series, Who's Walking Wednesday, Weekly Wellnote
2018JuneNew Discount Page, Eat Well Challenge, Flex Holiday Reminder, and Happy Independence Day!
2018JuneEmploying Minors at Mason, Seminar on Stress Reduc<="">
2018June12-Month Faculty Annual Leave Year Roll, FRA Reminder, Emerging Leaders Supervisor Series, WeightWatchers at Work
2018JuneWho's Walking Wednesday with Dr. Shannon Davis and Background Check Reminders
2018JuneImportant Semi-Monthly Payday Information, Summer Discounts, Faculty/Staff Book Scholarship
2018JuneSummer Activities for Kids and Families
2018JuneImportant Biweekly Timesheet Information
2018MaySpecial Virginia529 Offer, Show Your Appreciation with eCards, and Sign Up to Lead a Who's Walking Wednesday
2018MayTODAY ONLY! Chipotle Fundraiser for the Child Development Center
2018MaySummer @ Mason Flexible Work Information
2018MayConsider Flexible Work on May 18, Understanding Mental Health Lunchtime Seminar, Follow Us on Twitter, Toastmasters 10th Anniversary Celebration
2018MayNew Benefits Summary Page, Flexible Work Resources, Flex Holiday Reminder, Masonvale Note
2018MayCorrection to Open Enrollment Drop-In Sessions, HR on the Mason Mobile App, Well-Being Seminar, CDC Summer Camp
2018MayQWL Survey Ends Today, Open Enrollment Information, Retirement Well-Being Fair, Who's Walking Wednesday, Forbes Best Employers List
2018AprilHR Liaison Training Opportunity
2018AprilTake Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, the W-2 hotline, the employee exit process, and reporting accidents
2018AprilOpen Enrollment, Faculty/Staff Book Scholarship, Employee of the Month Nominations, Spring Cleaning
2018AprilEnrolling Non-Benefitted New Hires in 2FA and a Reminder about Background Checks
2018AprilQWL Prizes, Who's Walking Wednesday with J.J., Benefits Fair, Mason Kids Club Final Date, We Want HR Liaison Input
2018AprilOpen Enrollment, Cyber Security, Financial IQ Test, Note from Office of Risk Management
2018AprilCorrection to Instant HR & Payroll!
2018AprilNext HR Liaison Meeting and Moving Expenses Tax Update
2018MarchHR Liaison Meeting, Benefits Fair, Who's Walking Wednesday, 2FA, Volunteer Opportunities
2018MarchAction Item - Updating Org Chart, Who's Walking Wednesday with J.J. Update, and a Mason Advertising Update
2018MarchA Delicious Who's Walking Wednesday, Disney On Ice Discounts, CDC Summer Camp, Health and Fitness Expo, Victims' Rights 5K Run and Walk
2018MarchStaying Cyber Secure, A Delicious Who's Walking Wednesday with J.J., Discounted Nationals Tickets. and CDC Yarn Bomb Project
2018MarchEmployee Appreciation Day, Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day, Bicycle Commuting 101, COI Disclosure
2018FebruaryAmerica Saves Week, Lunch Break Guidance, Telework Week, Well-Being Seminars, Helpful Hiring Hint!
2018FebruaryFree Yoga, Princess Weekend, Aging Well Seminar, Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day, Sibs & Kids Weekend, School Readiness, Outside Employment Guidelines, Tobacco Free Program
2018FebruaryBest Workplace for Commuters, University Day Service Awards, Mason Kids Club's Got Talent, Sci-Tech and Fitness First, Using Credit Wisely Seminar, Mason Needleworks
2018JanuaryTax Information, HR Liaison Checklist, Holding Effective Meetings, Supervisor Boot Camp, CPR/AED Training
2018JanuaryWell-Being Seminars, Mason Talent Temps, National Wear Red Day
2018January50% off tickets, W-2s are Online, Leadership Legacy Program, and Employee of the Month
2018JanuaryMonday holiday, customer service workshops, Mason Kids Club session, financial planning, Weight Watchers, Women Giving Back