Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

Inside UNI launched in January 2013 replacing UNI Online and MyUNIverse News. Visit the UNI Online archives for information published prior to January 2013.
Thursday, Jul 11, 2013
West 23rd Street to close July 17

Connecting a new water main will require closing West 23rd Street between Campus and Merner Streets Wednesday, July 17 through Wednesday, July 31. Detour signs will be posted. Vehicle access to the parking deck will not be affected. The MET bus stop will not be accessible; riders should use the stop on College Street. For more information, call Steve Pavelec at 273-6165.

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013
Become a host family for an international student

The International Friendship Program was created to build relationships between UNI students and local families. Host families are needed. To apply, visit the international services website.

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013
Deadline for 2013-2014 G Permit lottery

The deadline to submit names for either the Gilchrist G or the Multimodal Transportation Center G lottery for 2013-2014 is 4:30 p.m., Friday, July 19.  Make requests online via MyUNIverse or in written form to public safety. Written requests should include name, campus address and area of interest. The price for the G permit for the coming year is $406.20. Permanent employees interested in choosing the 12-month pre-tax payroll deduction payment option must be available between July 29 and Aug. 15 to receive notification of their status and purchase the permit. For more information, call 273-2710.

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013
TIAA-CREF consultations

A TIAA-CREF individual consultant will visit UNI July 11, 24 and 25 as well as Aug. 14, 15, 28 and 29 to conduct one-on-one counseling sessions. Common questions and topics covered during sessions include: Am I on track for retirement? Can I add more to my retirement plan and how do I start this? Is my current mix of investments appropriate? How do my TIAA-CREF investments coordinate with my other plans? Register online or call 800-732-8353 (toll free).

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2013
Wellness/Rec Center and Health Beat closed July 4

The Wellness Recreation Center and Health Beat will be closed for the Fourth of July holiday. Both centers will be open normal hours Friday, July 5.

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2013
Rod Library closed July 4

Holiday hours for Rod Library are posted online. There will be no special vacation loans over the holiday. Patrons may check out materials and enter the building until 10 minutes prior to closing. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Monday, Jul 1, 2013
Timecards will be processed early due to holiday

Because the July 4 holiday falls on a Thursday, all timecards will be processed early and must be approved by 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 3.

Friday, Jun 28, 2013
Refer a student to UNI

Do you know a family member, friend or neighbor who should attend UNI? Refer prospective students to the admissions office by completing an admissions referral form. Help future students learn more about UNI.

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013
Time to file lobbying reports

Lobbying activity from April 1 to June 30 must be reported by July 1. UNI files quarterly reports on specific lobbying issues and the expenses incurred. The university's policy on Federal and State Lobbying and Political Activity can be found in the Policies and Procedures Manual at 10.09. Time to file lobbying reportsIf there is nothing to report, note that in the "comments" section. Contact Pat Geadelmann in the president's office with questions.

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013
New Motor Pool Rates for 2014

Due to rising costs Motor Pool must raise its rates for the first time since 2009. The new rate structure is posted online. Questions can be directed to Dennis Hayes at 273-7653.

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013
New Employee Assistance Program provider

UNI's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider will change effective July 1. Employee and Family Resources, the new provider, will host multiple informational webinars open to all employees during July. Dates and times of sessions and additional information are posted online. For more information, call Human Resource Services at 273-2422, or email hrs-benefits@uni.edu

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013
Campus Supply to close for inventory

Campus Supply will close for inventory June 26 through June 28. Regular business will resume on July 1. If you have questions, call 277-0765.

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013
Parking deck closure - June 20 and 21

Due to Federal Transit Administration regulations, the parking deck will be closed for cleaning on Thursday, June 20 and Friday, June 21. For more information, call Dave Diercks at 273-2792 or Brent Richmond at 273-5374.

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013
Order parking permits online

Parking permits can be ordered online through 5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15.

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013
Legislative reception

Help thank our local legislative delegation for their work during the legislative session at a reception from 9 to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 27, in the Great Reading Room, SRL.

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013
Employee Wellness reminders

UNI Employee Wellness is offering wellness reminders through two different mediums. Employees can like the UNI Employee Wellness Facebook for weekly updates or receive information through an opt-in listserv. If you'd like to subscribe, email uni-employee-wellness+subscribe@uni.edu.

Monday, Jun 17, 2013
Construction work closes sidewalk

The Bartlett Hall contractor has to install a new storm sewer outside of the construction fence. The sidewalk on the southeast corner of the site is closed temporarily. They expect the work to take about one week.

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013
Presenters sought for Iowa TRIO Student Leadership Conference

UNI Student Support Services will host the annual 2013 Iowa TRIO Student Leadership Conference on the UNI campus Wednesday, Oct. 9.  Applications for breakout session presentations are now being accepted.  We are seeking interactive and engaging presentations from the UNI community.  This conference averages 150-200 high school and college TRIO students from across Iowa. For more information, email Kailee Becker or call  273-2179. Deadline is Friday, July 12.

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013
Payroll self-service direct deposit now available

Employees can now set up, or make changes to, their payroll direct-deposit information using a new self-service feature. For it to be effective on that pay date, faculty and staff should make changes at least five business days prior and students, three business days. A Quick Reference Guide is available under Employee Self Service.  Questions may be directed to Sherri Baldwin, 273-2656 in Payroll.

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013
Smoking cessation resource

UNI Employee Wellness is sharing a tobacco cessation resource for employees available through Quitline Iowa. Quitline Iowa is offering four weeks of free Nicotine Replacement Therapy in the form of patches and gum while supplies last. For more information, call 1-800-784-8669 or email hrs-benefits@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013
Temporary location of International Students & Scholars Office

The International Students and Scholars Office is temporarily located in 50 BRC, due to remodeling. The phone numbers will remain the same.

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013
Campus alumni employee social

Did you know there are more than 700 alumni who work on campus? The Alumni Association would like to thank you for all you do. Join fellow alumni employees for Panther slushies and popcorn from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 19, outside the Alumni House. Are you an alumni association member? Show your card and receive a small gift. This event is made possible by membership dues. 

Monday, Jun 10, 2013
Testing of Emergency Outdoor Notification System

There will be campus-wide testing of the emergency outdoor notification system in each building throughout the day on Tuesday, June 11.  If you have any questions, call 273-4400 or Gary Saak at 273-2622.

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013
Walk-in wellness lab screenings

UNI Employee Wellness is now offering walk-in wellness lab screenings, providing employees a convenient, confidential and low-cost method to assess their health. Learn more about this opportunity by reading the lab screenings brochure. To utilize this new service, complete the lab-screening order form. If you have questions, call 273-2423 or email hrs-benefits@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013
Summer Health and Wellness newsletters available

Summer issues of the Student Health 101 (SH101) and the New Student Issue of Student Health 101 are posted online. Faculty and staff, please direct students to these helpful newsletters. 

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