regular hours The return to regular business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with an hour
lunch) begins Monday, Aug. 28.
Visitor parking permits
The method to electronically request visitor parking permits for campus guests
is migrating from the Visitor Parking Database (VPD) in the IBM system to Visitor
Parking in the Common Management System (CMS). Current VPD users are being contacted
by University Transportation & Parking Services (UTAPS) and provided with
training and instructions for the use of the new Visitor Parking system.
All users will need to migrate away from VPD no later than September 30. Anyone
who would like to become a new user of Visitor Parking may contact Carla Blanton,
UTAPS Office Coordinator.
There are also several new enhancements to help make the new Visitor Parking
system easier to use. For more information, contact Blanton at email@example.com
Annual Employee Benefits Faire planned In preparation for the California Public Employees Retirement System’s
2006 Health Plan Open Enrollment period (Sept. 1-29), the Office of Human Resources
– Benefits Office will host its annual Employee Benefits Faire on the
first day of the semester, Tuesday, Sept. 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in University
Union Ballroom. Individuals who will not be able to attend can either pick up
their new health insurance coverage information at the Benefits Office in Sacramento
Hall 162 after the fair, request that the information be mailed to them, or
attend one of the open enrollment overviews which will be held later in the
Representatives from CSU benefit programs will be available to answer general
questions and provide new 2006 program literature for their plans. There will
also be special 20-minute presentations from health care representatives every
hour addressing topics such as: disease management, health education, preventive
services, healthy lifestyles, health risk assessment and a variety of other
program features designed to help individuals maintain healthy lifestyle habits.
There will be giveaways including donations of eatery tickets from Java City
and University Enterprises, as well as drawings for prizes every 30 minutes.
All employees are encouraged to stop by at any time from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Spouses/partners are welcome to attend. No reservations needed. Questions regarding
the fair should be directed to the Benefits Office at 278-6213.
Comprehensive review of CSU benefits available
The Human Resources Benefits Office will conduct a comprehensive review of the
CSU Benefits Program for new/newly eligible part-time faculty. Workshops will
be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. each day. The schedule is as follows: Sept. 7 in
Amador Hall 354; Sept. 19 in Douglass Hall 105; Sept. 25 in Douglass Hall 105;
and Sept. 29 in Douglass Hall 105.
Topics covered will include healthcare, insurance, supplemental programs, disability,
retirement (CalPERS), tax deferred options, flexible/medical spending accounts,
etc. Spouses/partners are invited. Individuals who are interested in attending
workshops should contact the Benefits Office at 278-6213 to reserve a space.
You can start a vanpool
Sac State Commute Choices along with Enterprise Rideshare will staff a table
in the Library Quad on Thursday, Sept. 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with information
on how to start a vanpool and how it can be beneficial to commuting. There will
also be information available on riding the Hornet Shuttle Express, RT and carpooling.
For information regarding Sac State Commute Choices, contact Freddy Orozco,
employee transportation coordinator, at 278-7527 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get the latest issue of Funding Alert
The August issue of Funding Alert is now available. The newsletter
is published monthly to notify the campus community to possible sources of external
support for research, scholarly and creative activities. Both an abbreviated
listing and a more detailed version are available on the web at www.csus.edu/rsp/Funding%20Alert.htm.
Highlights include a profile of the U.S. Institute of Peace and targeted funding
opportunity notices in the arts, humanities, education, community development,
health, mental health, science and engineering.
Federal, state employment notices on display
Employee rights are protected by federal and state laws and regulations. To
help make employees become aware of their rights, Sacramento State is displaying
employment notices. Employees with any questions or who want clarification on
something they have read in these notices should contact their immediate supervisor
or the Office of Human Resources.
A listing of location where notices are posted can be found at www.csus.edu/hr.
Catastrophic Leave Donation Program
Sacramento State employees may voluntarily donate to other employees up to a
maximum of 16 hours of sick or vacation leave credits each fiscal year in one-hour
increments. CSUEU, MPP, Unit 4, Unit 6 and Confidential employees may donate
up to a maximum of 40 hours per fiscal year.
If employees are interested in donating time, a donation form can be obtained
by going to www.csus.edu/hr/forms.stm#Disability,
or by visiting the Human Resources, Disability Leaves Office in Sacramento Hall
162, or by calling extension 278-3522.
employees have been approved for the Catastrophic Leave Donation Program:
Morgan, Associated Students
• Ondria Small, College of Continuing Education
• Robert Lobua, Facilities Services
• Fred Angell, Mail Services Center
• Sharon Kelley, Computing and Communications Services
• *Tala York, College of Continuing Education
(*Only vacation leave credits may be donated to this employee)
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