Manager Orientation to Begin in July 

Beginning July 9, 2024, new or promoted managers as of June 10, 2024, will be required to attend manager orientation (MO) within 90 days or their start or promotion date. Two modalities are available to managers: View the FY25 MO sessions online. Managers may self-enroll in July beginning June 18 and auto-enrollment will begin August […]

Financial literacy series

A series of monthly posts designed to break down financial topics into bite-sized pieces

The Manager’s Resource

Read The Manager’s Resource, a newsletter created for WashU supervisors that includes actionable items and updates to help your team thrive, professionally and personally.

Knowledge is Power

WashU employees explore professional development opportunities and bettering our future as a collective team. 

Changes to Help Employees Transition into Retirement

We periodically hear from employees who have met the eligibility criteria for retiree medical coverage that they would like to transition into retirement or continue to provide services to the university on a periodic basis.

HR Champions Sustainability with Earth Day Cleanup

An enthusiastic group of HR employees volunteered their time for a local Earth Day cleanup initiative demonstrating their dedication to sustainability and supporting the local neighborhood.

2023 Tax Documents

2023 year-end tax documentation availability dates

Distinguished Honors Awards Now Open

Nominate a deserving staff member through the university’s Distinguished Honor Awards, which open Feb. 5, 2024.

Ask the UnitedHealthcare Nurse Advocate

In this series, we’ll explore a variety of healthcare-related topics and questions based on conversations with employees.

Manager Memo: 2023 Flu Vaccine Information

This memo outlines important information regarding the 2023 influenza (flu) vaccination policy and employee compliance. The deadline to receive the vaccine and upload proof in ReadySet is 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 27, 2023.

Fall into Fitness

Step into a journey of well-being this fall.

Workday Learning Now Live

WashU is excited to expand the portfolio of features in Workday to further promote employee learning and professional development opportunities.

Healthy planet, healthy people

Improve your well-being by learning and practicing eco-friendly activities that reduce your ecological footprint and conserve natural resources.

Resources to Support Employee Transitions

Set yourself up for success by utilizing the resources in place through Human Resources to best support yourself, whether as a new employee, if you’re transitioning into a new role or planning to retire soon. 

2022 Tax Documents

W-2s are available as of Jan. 31, 2023. Employees can access an electronic copy in Workday. Non-employees can also access in Workday or should hav received a mailed W-2 to the home address on file. 1095-C forms are available as of March 2, 2023, in Workday for employees who have consented to receive them electronically. […]

COVID-19 and End of Public Health Emergency

You may have heard or read that the federal government has announced that the Public Health Emergency (PHE) that has been in effect due to COVID-19 will end on May 11, 2023. What does this mean for participants in a WashU Medical Plan? Effective beginning May 12, 2023, the following changes will apply to all […]

Wellness Tip | Screen time for kids

Parents might worry about how many hours their kids spend on their tablets, smartphones, or TV, but research has shown that the amount of time a kid spends on their screen may be less important than how dependent the child is on the screen. How do you know if your child is addicted to their […]

Support for International Disasters

WashU employees who been impacted by the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria have resources available to them and eligible family members.

Let’s Celebrate Heart Health Month

In honor of National Heart Month, WashU’s employee Well-being Team is highlighting important steps and resources to help you take care of your heart. Eating healthier, exercising more and getting regular check-ups are key steps toward a healthy heart. In addition, reducing stress and considering our emotional connection to ourselves play a vital role in […]

University gets top score on Campus Pride Index

WashU earned five out of five stars on the Campus Pride Index, a tool run by the national nonprofit group Campus Pride that measures LGBTQ programs, policies and practices at 400 U.S. colleges and universities

Wellness Champion Fund Projects

WashU Wellness Champions are eligible to apply for start-up funds for projects that promote innovative, personalized solutions to their unique work group. HR’s Well-being team offers financial support to Wellness Champions who are in good standing and interested in start-up funds to address the wellness needs of their workgroup. Read about the Champion Fund Projects […]

Manager Memo: 2022 Flu Vaccine Information

This memo outlines important information regarding the influenza (flu) vaccination policy and employee compliance. The deadline to receive the vaccine and upload proof in ReadySet is 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. Per university policy, all WashU faculty, staff and trainees in a hybrid or on-site position at a School of Medicine location must receive this year’s influenza vaccine. […]

How to Make Holidays Kid-Friendly

Help kids rise to the occasion, and don’t aim too high. Caroline Miller, Child Mind Institute Let’s acknowledge that the holidays can be stressful for many people for varying reasons, and this includes parents and children. Why are the holidays so fraught? Because expectations are heightened, and holidays can feel like a test of how […]