On-Campus Flu Shots

Colder weather will be approaching soon, and with it comes flu season! Luckily for UMKC employees, there will be several upcoming on campus flu shot clinics beginning early next month!

Flu shots are covered by the University for faculty, staff and dependents that are 12 years and older and enrolled in a University of Missouri System (UM) medical plan. Children that are 12 years and older, must be accompanied by an adult in order to receive a flu shot. Due to different vaccination needs, children age 11 and younger should obtain their flu vaccine from their health care provider, health department or community clinic.

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Annual Enrollment is coming soon!

Human Resources would like to remind everyone that the annual benefits enrollment for all benefit-eligible faculty and staff will be open on Monday, October 14 in myHR and will close on Friday, October 25. You MUST submit your choices in myHR during this time period, or you will default to the same benefit choices made during the prior election period. All University employees must participate in this process to review or make changes to your plans, OR if you plan to waive coverage! As a reminder, all changes to elections will become effective January 1st, 2020.

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Shared Leave Program: Most Frequently Asked Questions

What is Shared Leave?

The shared leave program is designed to assist eligible employees who have experienced certain catastrophic events personally or within their family by providing additional paid leave benefits. The program allows eligible employees to donate their accrued vacation leave benefits to a pool. This pool is then used to provide those additional paid leave benefits to the employee who has experienced a catastrophic event when they have exhausted all other sources of paid leave.

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