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Spring Break Payroll Update: Overtime and Banked Hours

Monday, February 28, 2022 A Message from Bettie Cooper, Director, Payroll Services  As we approach Spring Break and you enjoy your time off, please take a moment to review the overtime and banked holiday processes. Overtime Overtime is earned when a non-exempt employee works more than 40.0 hours in a week (Sunday through Saturday). Hours worked […]

Save for Your Retirement With a 403(b) or 457(b)

Monday, January 10, 2022 A Message from Tom Keller, Director, Total Rewards Valencia College provides you with the opportunity to save for your retirement through the College’s 403(b) and 457(b) plans. Both the 403(b) and 457(b) plans are optional retirement programs that permit you to participate and electively reduce your compensation with salary deferral contributions made […]

Announcing the 2022 Benefits Tour Amazon Gift Card Winners

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 A Message from Tom Keller, Director, Total Rewards Thank you for a successful 2022 benefits Open Enrollment and for the 348 full-time employees who attended our Benefits Tour to learn about their 2022 options. Each Benefits Tour attendee was entered for a chance to win one of three, $100 Amazon gift cards. Congratulations […]

Choosing Care — Selecting Between Your PCP, a Virtual...

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison  When you need immediate care, you may have more options than you realized to save you time and money. So, before you spend hours waiting in the ER or maybe end up with an unexpected bill, consider the alternatives that could save you up to […]

Simplifying Health Plan Terms

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison  Working with health insurance can be confusing. At times, you might feel like there’s a whole new language to learn. Deductibles, premiums, network, claims, benefits — what do all these words actually mean? Health insurance practically seems to have a language of its own. […]

Alternative Medical Insurance Resources for Dependents...

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 A Message from Tom Keller, Director of Total Rewards Benefits Open Enrollment is now underway and must be completed by Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 5 p.m. Although Valencia offers four medical insurance options as a benefit to full-time employees, those plans may not fit your family’s needs. In addition, part-time employees not […]

Who Must Participate in Active Open Enrollment?

Tuesday, October 12, 2021  A Message from Tom Keller, Director, Total Rewards Open Enrollment for full-time employees is less than a week away, Monday, October 18 through Wednesday, October 27, 2021. This is your opportunity to review your benefits selections and determine which selections are right for you and your family. Like previous years, you may choose to participate in […]

Valencia’s Dependent Verification Review Guidelines for...

Monday, October 4, 2021 In January 2022, Valencia College will conduct a verification of new dependents and re-verification of select dependents enrolled in the medical, dental and vision plans for 2022. The review will be conducted to ensure that only eligible dependents are enrolled in appropriate plans. As a political subdivision of the state of […]

Announcing Valencia College’s 2022 Insurance Plans

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 A Message from Tom Keller, Director, Total Rewards Valencia College’s open enrollment is almost here. Now’s the time to re-evaluate which benefits selections are right for you and your family, as open enrollment will take place Monday, October 18 – Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Benefits open enrollment is the once-a-year opportunity for full-time […]

Save for Medical Expenses With the UHC Choice Plus HSA...

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 A Message from Tom Keller, Director of Total Rewards Did you know that you can save money for future medical expenses through the UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus HSA Silver plan? With this plan, you will receive a sum of money each year to use for eligible medical, dental and vision expenses. And, if you don’t spend the money in […]