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Please click here for more information regarding SUNY's Child Protection Policy.
Follow this link to the Child Protection Processing Guidelines and the Volunteer Information Collection Form and Agreement.
Please click here to review the memo regarding performance program and performance evaluation cycle changes for UUP-represented employees with permanent status.
The NYSHIP option transfer period for 2018 is now through Friday, December 15, 2017.
- If you do not wish to change your health plan for 2018, no action is required unless you wish to re-enroll in NYSHIP Opt Out for 2018.
- To change your current health plan during option transfer, a Health Insurance Transaction Form (PS404) must be submitted to Human Resources by the close of business Friday, December 15, 2017. Changes made for 2018 will be effective Thursday, December 28, 2017. Applicable rate changes will be effective in the paycheck dated Wednesday, December 27, 2017.
Further details, including the 2018 bi-weekly health insurance premiums, are available online.
Click here for the memo regarding required annual compliance training.
The Office of the New York State Comptroller has implemented a new service, NYS PayrollOnline! This new service allows you to:
- Opt out of receiving paper pay statements/direct deposit advices
- View and print your pay statement
- Change your tax withholdings
- View and print current and prior year W-2s
- Update your email address
Accessing this new service is easy! Simply go to: www.suny.edu/hrportal and click on the NYS Payroll Online icon (located in the same area as Time and Attendance and HR Self Service).
The first time you log in you will need the last 4 digits of your SSN and your NYS Employee ID number which may be found on your current pay statement/direct deposit advice. After the initial log in, you can simply follow the above directions to be taken to the site.
We encourage all employees to utilize this new service, especially to help reduce the amount of paper that is generated by a biweekly pay statement/direct deposit advice. If you have any questions on this new service, please contact Payroll at 607-777-2129.
To provide you with professional guidance on the fundamentals of retirement planning or if you would like to learn more about where your retirement fund money will come from, VOYA is offering two separate on-campus seminars August 29 and September 26. Click here for details and contact Brendan Dunuwila via email or call (315) 446-0100 to reserve your seat.
TIAA is offering a free campus workshop October 26 from 10:30 - 11:30 am in UUW 324 to help you financially plan for whatever life brings. Learn about the many factors that can affect your retirement income. Click here to register online or call 800-732-8353.
Eligible employees have the option to save on your out-of-pocket health care expenses when you enroll in the NYS Health Care Spending Account (HCSA) and also on your child or dependent care expenses when you enroll in the Dependent Care Advantage Account (DCAA).
The 2019 FSA open enrollment period is October 9 - November 9, 2018, and the deadline is strictly enforced. Keep in mind this is a use-it-or-lose it benefit. Any funds you set aside but do not use by December 31 each plan year will be forfeited.
Current 2018 participants who wish to continue the benefit in 2019 must re-enroll by November 9, 2018. Enroll online or call the FSA customer service hotline at 1-800-358-7202 if you wish to enroll via phone or have questions about the plan.
In September 2018, SUNY introduced another way employees can save for retirement through voluntary Roth 403(b) enrollment. If you are interested in learning more about the benefits of saving Roth money and the differences between Roth (after-tax) and Pre-Tax 403(b) money, join Fidelity for a free workshop in UU West 324 on Thursday, October 25. Two 45-minute sessions that will include the same information are available. Choose either 1:00 - 1:45 or 2:00 - 2 :45 pm. Click here to register for either session.
Under PTCP, your share of the health insurance premium is deducted from your wages before taxes are withheld, which may lower your tax liability.
No action is required if you wish to maintain your current status for 2019.
The deductions section of your paycheck indicates whether or not you are enrolled in PTCP:
- If you are enrolled in PTCP or part of your deduction is being taken after tax (i.e. for a non-federally qualifying dependent), your paycheck stub shows "Regular Before-Tax Health" in the Before-Tax Deductions section. Your health insurance premium is deducted from your wages before taxes are withheld.
- If you are not enrolled in PTCP, your paycheck stub shows "Regular After-Tax Health" in the After-Tax Deductions section. Your health insurance premium is deducted from your wages after taxes are withheld.
If you wish to change your PTCP selection for 2019, complete questions 1 - 10 on the Health Insurance Transaction PS-404 Form, along with question 14 under Annual Optional Transfer Requests - Change Pre-Tax Status. Return the signed and dated form to HR in AD 242 by Nov. 30.
Is social security and retirement on your mind? Click here to register for the Fidelity workshop Maximize Social Security in your Retirement Strategy, presented by Ken Woods on Monday, November 19 in UU 325. Choose from one of three sessions at 10 am, 12 pm or 3 pm. If you can not attend, remember you can always schedule a one-on-one consultation with Fidelity by calling 800-642-7131.
Employees are invited to visit the annual University Wide Benefits Fair co-sponsored by UUP, CSEA, Human Resources and Employee Benefits on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 10 am - 2 pm in the Mandela Room. Click here for a list of participating vendors and great door prize giveaways! Supervisors and managers are asked to be flexible in supporting faculty & staff who wish to attend the event.