Changes to the Retirement Savings Plan

As previously communicated in the Fund Change Guide mailed to your home in March, changes were made on May 2 to the investment fund options available in the Washington University Retirement Savings Plan. Now that the changes are in place, we recommend that you go online to review your TIAA account. If you were invested […]

Learning and Development Courses Moving to Learn@Work

Learning and Development staff and management courses will move from HRMS to Learn@Work, effective July 1, 2018. With this transition, all learning will be in one place. Manage your course registration and check your progress through Learn@Work. Employees will be able to register or drop classes, as well as view their entire learning portfolio through […]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

By removing the stigma and taking away the barriers to treatment, Mental Health Awareness Month serves as a reminder that help is readily available and accessible. Be mindful of mental health issues and what resources are available. Work-Life Solutions helps you learn how to support one another in the workplace, understand symptoms and recognize indicators […]

WashU Nurses Honored, Excellence in Nursing Awards

Washington University nurses were honored as a part of St. Louis Magazine’s Excellence in Nursing Awards. The Excellence in Nursing Awards recognizes nurses for their exceptional knowledge, passion and dedication to their field. 57 finalists were selected out of more than 220 nominees from health care institutions across the St. Louis region. The selection committee […]

Changes to the Retirement Savings Plan

Upcoming Changes to the Retirement Savings Plan You received a Fund Change guide in March at your home address with details on changes. These changes may impact your allocations and investment strategy. Review the guide and look at your account to ensure your investments still match your intent.  Information Desks on Campus: Representatives from TIAA are available […]

Annual WashU Benefit Statement Available

Your benefits statement includes a summary of your benefits in three sections: Your Current Protection Includes information about your elected health plans and coverage effective January 1, 2018. Your Future Security Includes information about your retirement plan and retirement medical savings account balances as of December 31, 2017. Annual Value of Your Benefits Includes information about the […]

Toastmasters Open House Events

Are you interested in developing your leadership potential? Do you want to network with colleagues across campus? Do you want to improve your everyday communication, public speaking skills and engage in professional development? Look no further than Toastmasters! Toastmasters is a professional development program, where members practice their public speaking, leadership and other skills in […]

Dependent Child Tuition Assistance for 2018/19

The Benefits office is now accepting Dependent Child Tuition Assistance requests for the 2018/2019 Academic Year (AY). 2019/2019 Maximum Benefit amounts:   Full-time Employee Attending WU: $52,924 (Tuition $52,400 + Activity Fee $524) Attending non-WU school (hired through 7/1/2006): $26,200 (50% of 52,400) Attending non-WU school (hired after 7/1/2006): $20,960 (40% of 52,400)   Part-time Employee […]

April is National Financial Literacy Month

Because effective money management and retirement saving can be some of the most important aspects of your financial life, Washington University has teamed up with TIAA to offer financial education live webinars. Live webinars make financial education easy Once you register at, you’ll have access to financial education though live and on-demand webinars designed to […]

Financial Well-Being

A focus on your financial well-being. Tips for budgeting and saving. You can manage your personal finances now and prepare for the future at the same time. Learn how to start tracking your goals and expenses through the TIAA goal planner. Read more. Tips for using your health savings account. It’s a new year. Learn […]

A Word from WashU Leadership

A Word from WashU Leadership: Advice from Mark S. Wrighton to New Employees Chancellor Mark Wrighton spoke with staff at a recent Chat with the Chancellor event. Wrighton was asked, “What advice do you have for a new employee?” Wrighton said to “be proactive about opportunities that come your way. Join a committee where you […]

Focus on your personal wellness.

Learn about the resources and support available to you through Washington University’s Wellness Connection. Wellness experts are available to help you track and manage your health. WashU Wellness Connection experts include: WashU WebMD Health Coaches Todd Gulizia and Amy Hayden can help you set goals and track progress. Learn more. Onsite UHC Nurse Advocate, Teresa […]

St. Louis Scene: Dining Out

One of the best ways to immerse yourself in local culture is through the local cuisine. Explore St. Louis and its growing, vibrant dining scene. Whether you are new to the area, or a native St. Louisan, check out the many restaurants with notable chef’s and a range of options. Washington University is surrounded by […]

Winter Gift Guide and Discounts

Looking for gifts this season? Check out the WashU Discounts and Gift Guide. Find discounts, activities and gifts available to Washington University employees. Discounted tickets to St. Louis Area Events St. Louis Symphony WashU Night at the Blues Game – Tickets available for January 28 and February 3 games. Washington University Community Discounts and Activities […]

WashU United Way Campaign

Early pledging is now open for the Washington University United Way Campaign.