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Thursday, Dec 20, 2012

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

UNI ONLINE TAKES A BREAKNEW

After today, UNI Online will take a two-week break; the next issue of UNI Online will be published Jan. 3.

UNI SEVERE WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcements regarding cancellation of classes and/or reduced university operations are made via UNI Alert, local radio and TV stations and the UNI home page. http://www.uni.edu Further weather information is on the UNI Weather Information page. http://www.uni.edu/resources/weather  Questions related to policy 4.07 or the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement may be directed to Human Resource Services via email  hrs-mail@uni.edu or 273-2422. Questions related to the recording of absence time may be directed to Tresa Habinck in payroll tresa.habinck@uni.edu or 273-6425.

PAYMENT FOR SERVICES PERFORMED IN 2012

If you haven't paid a vendor for services performed in 2012, please submit a Request for Payment Form to the Office of Business Operations/Accounts Payable, mail code 0008, no later than Dec. 21. The IRS requires the university to issue many vendors a 1099 for these payments. To do so accurately, we need to make these payments by the end of 2012. Please contact Brian Looby with questions.

SEMESTER BREAK HOURS: WRC, LIBRARY AND MAUCKER UNION

Rod Library hours are posted online. http://www.library.uni.edu/about-us/hours-maps/exam-holiday-interim-hours#winterinterim There will be no special loans during semester break. Maucker Union will close at 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14. http://www.uni.edu/maucker/hours/.  The Wellness & Recreation Center will be open during break; hours are posted online. http://www.uni.edu/wellrec

OPPORTUNITIES

MENTORS IN VIOLENCE PREVENTION: TRAIN THE TRAINER INSTITUTENEW

The Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Institute, a two-day, interactive training, will take place from 3 to 9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 15 and 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 16, at the WRC. The training is designed for students, educators and service providers who desire to integrate the MVP model into their prevention programming. Upon completion of the training, participants will be certified to utilize MVP with their organizations. Register online. www.uni.edu/cvp

W2 ELECTRONIC DELIVERY

Sign up now for electronic-only delivery and viewing of your W2, unless you have already made the election in a prior year. To choose electronic delivery, in lieu of a mailed copy, you must give permission electronically by Jan. 7. You will have access to view the W2 online, with the option to print, at least one week earlier than if you choose to receive the mailed document. It’s also a cost savings to UNI. Should you choose this option, your W2 Form will be available through UNI Employee Self Service by mid January. An email notification of its availability will be sent to you. Additional information and instructions are posted on the Ebusiness site. http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/ebusiness/training_and_support/documents/w2_delivery_preference.pdf If you have questions, contact Payroll payroll@uni.edu or call 273-6425 or 273-2656.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

For upcoming lectures, conferences, performing arts or athletic events, please visit the UNI Calendar of Events.

EMPLOYMENT

The latest faculty, staff and student job openings at UNI can be found on the UNI Employment website. Referrals are encouraged.

WELLNESS & RECREATION

Fitness classes, intramural sports, outdoor recreation opportunities.