MyVU HR News

  • Vanderbilt University

    Protect yourself from norovirus

    The Tennessee Department of Health is investigating multiple outbreaks of norovirus across the region. Norovirus is a highly contagious virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea. To keep your family and coworkers safe, practice these simple precautions: Wash hands with soap and water after using… Read More

    Feb 14, 2013

  • Vanderbilt families earning less than $57,000 per year in 2012 qualify for free tax preparation assistance through the VITA program. (photo courtesy of United Way of Metropolitan Nashville)

    Get free tax prep assistance

    Vanderbilt families earning less than $57,000 per year in 2012 qualify for free tax preparation assistance through the VITA program. (photo courtesy of United Way of Metropolitan Nashville) Families with a household income of less than $57,000 for 2012 qualify for free tax preparation assistance through a partnership with… Read More

    Feb 13, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Observe National Heart Month

    (John Russell/Vanderbilt) February is National Heart Month. Observe the month with these tools and upcoming events: Take advantage of this opportunity to know your numbers—blood pressure, height, weight and body mass index—from 7 to 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at the Monroe… Read More

    Feb 6, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Job fair for pediatric nurses Feb. 13

    A pediatric nursing job fair is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the second-floor lobby at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Highlights include: Onsite interviews; Onsite job offers; Tours of pediatric specialty areas throughout… Read More

    Feb 5, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Program rewards employees who refer new nurses

    Under the Nurse Referral Bonus Program, Vanderbilt will pay $2,500 to any employee who successfully refers a BSN nurse with at least one year of prior experience for a full-time nursing position, with additional incentives also available. Read More

    Jan 31, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    W-2 forms mailed; also available on C2HR

    (photo by stock.xchng) Check your mailbox this week for your 2012 W-2 form. Your form was sent to the most current mailing address on file with Human Resources (typically your home address). New this year: The Affordable Care Act requires Vanderbilt to report the value of its health care… Read More

    Jan 23, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Free retirement counseling available to employees

    Vanderbilt employees who participate in the retirement plan are eligible for free retirement counseling. Read More

    Jan 15, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Be a Wellness Commodore and promote better health

    iStockphoto Do you have a passion for wellness? Join over 170 faculty and staff and become a Health Plus Wellness Commodore! A Wellness Commodore is a liaison between their work department and Health Plus. Commodores know their colleagues and can have an advantage in motivating… Read More

    Jan 11, 2013

  • Health Plus staff receive the

    Vanderbilt named healthiest employer, gets mayor’s gold award

    Vanderbilt has been recognized for its commitment to employee health and wellness. Read More

    Jan 10, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Women’s basketball ticket registration now closed

    All of the free Employee Celebration tickets for the Jan. 24 women’s basketball game have been allotted, but you may not be out of luck: Any unclaimed tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24… Read More

    Jan 4, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Important information about changes to paychecks

    Even with the American Taxpayer Relief Act, you will see more taxes deducted from your paycheck starting in January 2013. Read More

    Jan 3, 2013

  • (Vanderbilt University)

    Human Resources announces policy updates

    (Vanderbilt University) Several Human Resources policies have been revised, and the changes are effective today, Dec. 6, 2012. The revised policies include: FMLA and TMLA, Non-FMLA Medical Leave, Performance Accountability and Commitment, Progressive Discipline, Work Related Accident and Return to Work… Read More

    Dec 6, 2012

  • IRS announces 2013 retirement plan contribution limits

    IRS announces 2013 retirement plan contribution limits

    You may want to change your contribution (iStockphoto) Each year, the IRS adjusts the limits for retirement plan contributions to reflect price and wage inflation. For 2013, the calendar year limits are: Individuals can contribute up to $17,500. Employees age 50 or older can… Read More

    Dec 3, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    New committee will increase veteran outreach for jobs at Vanderbilt

    Talent Acquisition Consultant John Carr meets with a service member at the recent Paychecks for Patriots job fair in Nashville (Janet Rachel/Vanderbilt) With the start of 2013, Vanderbilt’s Talent Acquisition team will be reaching out to more veterans and military spouses. This move is a result of a new… Read More

    Nov 12, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Loews Vanderbilt Hotel offers employee discount

    To take advantage of a special holiday discount at Loews Vanderbilt, visit Loews Vanderbilt Hotel is offering the Vanderbilt community a special rate during renovation this holiday season. The offer is good from Nov. 26, 2012 to Feb. 28, 2013 and includes the following:… Read More

    Nov 8, 2012

  • Get discount on Nashville Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ through Nov. 30

    To express its gratitude for Vanderbilt’s support, Nashville Ballet is offering discounted tickets to see the holiday classic Nashville’s Nutcracker. Now through Nov. 30, save $12 on tickets to any performance of Nashville’s Nutcracker with this link.  … Read More

    Nov 6, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Participate in Hold the Stuffing challenge this holiday season

    Health Plus invites you to control the typical holiday weight gain by taking the yearly Hold the Stuffing challenge. Weigh-in at one of the Hold the Stuffing weigh-in stations Nov. 12-17 and again in early January. Participants will receive tips for success, and those who maintain their weight (OK,… Read More

    Nov 6, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Take a campus walk with senior leaders Nov. 6

    (Vanderbilt University) Join Vanderbilt senior leaders for walks starting at five campus locations and ending at Health Plus atop Kensington Garage, where healthy refreshments, music and activities designed to promote physical activity will be available. The Senior Leader Walk is scheduled from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30… Read More

    Oct 31, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Open Enrollment ends at 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 31

    Open Enrollment, the annual opportunity for benefits-eligible employees to choose their benefits and elect the coverage that fits their needs for the coming year, ends at 11:59 p.m. Oct. 31. These last days are the only remaining time to review your insurance and spending account coverage and… Read More

    Oct 29, 2012

  • (Vanderbilt University)

    Flulapalooza event set for Oct. 17, 18

    Vanderbilt University and Medical Center faculty, staff, students and volunteers will once again have the opportunity to be part of a mass flu vaccination plan that last year more than doubled the current world record for the total number of vaccinations given in an eight-hour period. Read More

    Oct 11, 2012