Free in-person Community CPR classes hosted by City of Tacoma Fire Department are open for registration through March 2, 2023. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you currently need to renew your 2-year first aid certification because you are required to provide first aid in the workplace.
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The UW Alert system provides current information on campus closures and delays due to inclement weather and emergency situations. This is an opt-in service — you won't receive messages if you haven't signed up.
UW finance and supply chain staff are invited to participate in UW Finance Transformation’s Workday Core Concepts: Reporting event. The 60-minute Zoom session will introduce stakeholders to the future of financial reporting at the We will cover our approach to future state Workday reporting with real-time, single-source data and analytics; provide a preview of dashboards with standard reports; and demonstrate customized, actionable, and dynamic search and reporting options in Workday. Two sessions will be offered, and each session will cover the same information. Space is limited, so registration is required. Please register by Monday, November 14, 2022.
Check out the recently revamped Cashier’s Office website to learn about updated functions and connect with other relevant services across campus. This is a great resource for students!
It’s that time of year again! Open Enrollment, now through November 30th, is a once-a-year opportunity for PEBB benefits-eligible employees to enroll in or make changes to their health plan elections or enroll in a Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA) or the Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP). The Washington State Healthcare Authority is hosting a Virtual Benefits Fair with links to videos, webinars, downloadable content, provider searches and other information.
REMINDER – TITLE IX TRAINING FOR ALL NEW EMPLOYEES
Husky Prevention & Response is a foundational, required online prevention and response course about sex- and gender-based violence and harassment for staff, faculty, other academic personnel, and student employees. New employees are required to complete the Husky Prevention & Response course within 30 days of hire. Student employees will need to complete the employee course in addition to the student course, as the courses have unique information relevant to those respective roles.
REMINDER – HOLIDAY TIME
If you haven’t already done so, remember to use or donate your personal holiday before December 31, 2022, so you don’t lose it. This is also a good time to enter Holiday Taken Time Off in Workday for the upcoming calendar year. In Workday, all UW holidays must be recorded by the employee as Holiday Taken Time Off – this applies to employees who accrue time off and would normally work the day on which a holiday falls. Please see the Workday Quick Guide for Holiday Taken Time Off for assistance.
Integrated Facilities Management
Milgard Hall Project Team Strikes “Collaborative Culture Gold”
On November 3, 2022, the Milgard Hall project team was featured at the Design Build Institute of America 2022 National Conference on the team’s successful effort to nurture a collaborative work culture. The project team, consisting of Andersen Construction, Architecture Research Office (ARO), UW Tacoma’s project delivery team, and a multitude of contractors and subcontractors intentionally molded and maintained a collaborative culture to drive project success. Tools and techniques utilized by the team and presented at the conference included comprehensive onboarding, risk and contingency analysis, fluid virtual and co-location strategies, and psychological safety surveys. The result was a seamless (and fun) process to design and construct the newest building on our growing urban-serving campus.
The Ellis Offers New Student-Focused Housing Option
One of the many new apartment buildings on and around the UW Tacoma campus, The Ellis is perched at the top of campus at 1909 S Fawcett Ave, adjacent to the Whitney Building. The Ellis came on-line in October 2022, offering studio, one-bedroom and loft units, each equipped with a full kitchen, in-unit laundry, and unit-specific heating and air conditioning. The building was designed specifically with the needs of UW Tacoma students in mind and will be an important campus housing option moving forward.