MyVU HR News

  • Vanderbilt University

    New Vanderbilt Staff Athletics League begins July 16

    At Vanderbilt, we are dedicated to cultivating a campus culture that prioritizes the holistic well-being of our staff. The Vanderbilt Staff Athletics Program, or "Staff-Letics" for short, embodies this unwavering commitment. The new initiative goes beyond just promoting physical activity; it also fosters a deep sense of community, camaraderie and belonging among our Vanderbilt staff and colleagues.  Read More

    Jul 8, 2024

  • Campus

    Vanderbilt University’s People, Culture and Belonging division unveils transformative updates

    Since its inception in December 2023, Vanderbilt University's People, Culture and Belonging division has worked to enhance the staff experience and foster innovation. Today, PCB announces a series of updates aimed at revolutionizing operational efficiency and elevating the employee experience, solidifying the university’s commitment to its core values: belonging, self-direction, growth and collaboration.  Read More

    Jun 18, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Rest assured: Surprising advantages of getting enough sleep

    Sleep affects our memory, mood and concentration, so getting quality rest is vital for our physical and emotional well-being. Quality sleep is not a one-size-fits-all journey, but the Office of Health and Wellness has compiled few tips that can help you transition to sleeping well. Read More

    Jun 10, 2024

  • Vanderbilt Voyage Logo

    People, Culture and Belonging unveils a reimagined onboarding experience: Vanderbilt Voyage

    Launching on May 13, Vanderbilt Voyage will redefine new staff orientation by offering an immersive journey into the university's vision, mission, values, history and traditions. Beyond initial orientation, Vanderbilt Voyage will be a cornerstone of the university’s long-term commitment to enhancing the employee experience. Through a yearlong blueprint centered on “moments that matter,” the program will reshape how new hires integrate into the university community.   Read More

    May 6, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt University transitions benefits administration starting July 1

    Vanderbilt University is changing its benefits administration services, starting July 1, to deliver an enhanced benefits experience that meets the evolving needs of its employees. Read More

    Apr 18, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Dan Russell: Care for Community

    Dan Russell, sustainability coordinator intern in Auxiliary Services, teaches the Vanderbilt community about how people’s individual choices in using Earth's resources can affect our urban patch of Nashville and the planet on which we live. Read More

    Apr 15, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    The Vanderbilt Staff Mentorship Program returns for Summer 2024

    Applications are now open for both mentors and mentees for the summer session of the Vanderbilt Staff Mentorship Program. Read More

    Apr 4, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt retirement plan enhancements to begin Sept. 1

    Vanderbilt University is introducing improvements to its retirement plan that aim to make saving for the future even easier. These enhancements, designed with the financial well-being of employees in mind, include an auto-advance adjustment, annual auto-enrollment and an annual increase program. Read More

    Apr 1, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Finding comfort in a new healthy routine

    When it comes to building a healthier lifestyle, you might be more successful with adding new behaviors rather than attempting to break old habits. Anything you do regularly and consistently can become a ritual. Maintaining a daily routine is crucial to an overall sense of well-being. Here are some tips to help you get started. Read More

    Mar 20, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Tips for managing stress

    Stress is a part of life, but when stress continues to rise it can be hard to handle. While we can’t completely avoid stressful times, these strategies can help us cope and care for ourselves.  Read More

    Mar 18, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Report 2023 contributions to outside retirement plans by April 1

    If you contribute to a non-Vanderbilt University retirement plan through an outside business in which you are at least a 50 percent owner, you need to report your 2023 contributions to Human Resources by April 1.  Read More

    Mar 7, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    WATCH: A special thank you to staff on National Employee Appreciation Day 

    In honor of National Employee Appreciation Day, Vice Chancellor for People, Culture and Belonging Sydney Savion acknowledges the exceptional work and commitment to this institution by its staff and offers a personal “thank you” with a free Rand cookie.   Read More

    Mar 1, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Understanding different types of mental health support

    Pursuing mental health care early can help alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression, improve personal and professional relationships and build skills to address mental health problems that may arise in the future. Read More

    Feb 15, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Reminder to submit your 2023 FSA expenses

    If you have funds remaining in your 2023 health care and/or dependent care flexible spending account (FSA), you have until March 15, 2024, to use them. Eligible expenses for use of those funds must have been incurred Jan. 1, 2023, through March 15, 2024, and deadline to file claims for reimbursement for those expenses is April 15, 2024. Read More

    Feb 15, 2024

  • Form 1095-C available online

    Form 1095-C now available online at My VU Benefits

    Form 1095-C allows the Internal Revenue Service to confirm Vanderbilt’s compliance with the coverage and affordability provisions of the ACA and assists Vanderbilt employees in preparing for 2021 tax return filing. Every employee of Vanderbilt University who is eligible for insurance coverage should receive a 1095-C. Read More

    Feb 5, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Invitation to employee learning opportunities for spring 2024

    This semester, embark on a journey of professional growth with the HR Employee Learning and Engagement team’s virtual, in-person and self-paced learning experiences.   Read More

    Jan 29, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Additional retirement planning resource available to Vanderbilt community

    Vanderbilt community members recently received marketing materials in the mail for a Retirement Planning University event on Monday, Jan. 29, and Tuesday, Jan. 30. Strategic Wealth Investment Group LLC, a Vanderbilt Athletics sponsor, is hosting the two-night event; it is not sponsored by the university. Read More

    Jan 25, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    How to maximize the new retirement match

    Effective Jan. 1, 2024, Vanderbilt will match up to 6 percent of your retirement plan contributions. This includes a 3 percent match of your mandatory contribution and up to 3 percent match of your voluntary contribution. Read More

    Jan 23, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Employee Appreciation women’s basketball game is Feb. 18

    As a thank you for your service and dedication to Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt Human Resources has reserved a limited number of tickets for employees and their guests to attend the Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee women’s basketball game on Sunday, Feb. 18.  Read More

    Jan 22, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    2023 W-2 is now available 

    Electronic W-2s are now available through ADP W-2 Services as an enhanced benefit for Vanderbilt University employees. Read More

    Jan 19, 2024