Loyola University Chicago

Human Resources

Monthly Updates

  • November 2018 Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services for our Loyola community. Please review the information below to learn more about Loyola’s upcoming vacation payout schedule, including November’s Open Enrollment season, and how to use the new Annual Staff Performance Evaluation form as part of the performance management process.
  • Open Enrollment Begins Tomorrow; Save on Premiums

    The 2019 Benefits Open Enrollment period begins tomorrow, Thursday, November 1, and continues through Wednesday, November 21. This is your annual opportunity to review and make changes to your benefits. Detailed information summarizing benefit plans and changes is included in the 2019 Benefits Highlights Booklet, or you can learn more by consulting Alex Online, an interactive online tool designed to serve as your personalized benefits counselor.
  • Your Duty to Report

    All of our faculty and staff play an integral role in creating a campus culture in which gender-based misconduct is not tolerated. The University is committed to education, training, and services that cultivate and encourage healthy, safe, and respectful relationships and interactions. Our goal is to foster a supportive environment dedicated to the Jesuit traditions of justice and respect for others where all students have equitable access to education and where all faculty and staff experience a safe and productive workplace.
  • NEW: Staff Employee Performance Evaluation Form

    Loyola University Chicago is dedicated to creating and fostering a workplace experience that is designed to provide staff members with a positive, engaging, and productive environment. This includes providing both managers and staff members with an opportunity to review and discuss the staff member’s work performance in relationship to the University’s goals and objectives. This critical step in the performance management process helps managers and staff members recognize, assess, and plan to complete professional development activities to support department initiatives and personal career goals.
  • Invitation to Staff Receptions Hosted by the President and VP of Human Resources

    We are writing to invite you to join us at a reception for staff this fall. These events will offer us an opportunity to socialize and enjoy camaraderie with colleagues. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served, and no RSVP is necessary. Please see below for reception details.
  • October 2018 Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services for our Loyola community. Please review the information below to learn more about Loyola's annual required harassment prevention training initiative; information about changes to the Paid Time-Off benefit for staff; and important health plan information to consider as we enter the 2019 Open Enrollment season.
  • Open Enrollment 2019

    Human Resources is excited to share with you information regarding Benefits Open Enrollment for 2019. Beginning November 1, Open Enrollment is your annual opportunity to review and make changes to your benefit choices based on your personal and family needs for the upcoming year. We encourage you to take the time to thoroughly review the information over the next few weeks so that you are prepared to make informed decisions when selecting your 2019 benefits.
  • What's New with Benefits?

    Loyola University Chicago strives to promote a holistic lifestyle for all faculty and staff—which includes good health, personal welfare, and an overall healthy balance of work, life, and family. The University’s commitment to the health and well-being of the entire Loyola community is stronger than ever. Each year, our benefits are carefully reviewed to ensure exceptional quality and alignment with the University’s mission and vision. This year, a series of new offerings again reflects our commitment to providing comprehensive and competitive benefits.
  • September 2018 Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services for our Loyola community. Please review the information below to learn more about Loyola’s upcoming Open Enrollment 2019 season, including details available via Alex, Loyola’s personalized benefits counselor, regarding benefit offerings. As you consider participating in personal and professional development opportunities, we also are including helpful information about EMERGE classes taking place throughout September and beyond.
  • August 2018 Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services for our Loyola community. Please review the information below to learn more about Loyola University Chicago’s upcoming Form I-9 review webinar for hiring managers; November’s Benefits Open Enrollment season; and how you can help foster a more respectful campus community and enable the University’s compliance with federal regulations as we prepare for Loyola’s annual mandatory Harassment Prevention Training
  • July 2018 - Shuttle Service for the Feast Day of Saint Ignatius Mass and Picnic

    On Tuesday, July 31, please join Human Resources and University Staff Council in celebrating the Feast Day of Saint Ignatius at Mass and a picnic on the Lake Shore Campus.
  • Restructuring of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Learn more about the restructuring of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) at the Health Sciences Division campus.
  • July 2018 Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services for our Loyola community. Please review the information below to learn more about the University’s upcoming celebration of the Feast Day of Saint Ignatius of Loyola; ways to earn cash rewards for medical expenses; and an opportunity to personally and professionally develop while attending an Inner-Mission Employee Retreat this summer.
  • June 2018 Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services for our Loyola community. Please review the information below to learn more about Loyola’s reimagined careers website and about resources available to help you save money on medical expenses, prepare for retirement, and earn cash rewards for wellness activities.
  • May 2018 Monthly Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services for our Loyola community. Please review the information below to learn more about resources to help maximize retirement and medical savings goals, and about personal and professional development opportunities to help you re-energize as we move forward in 2018 to accomplish University initiatives.
  • April 2018 Monthly Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services for our Loyola community. Please review the information below and learn more about the 2017 Total Rewards Statements, become familiar with University Policies, and earn cash rewards offered through wellness program offerings.
  • March 2018 Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services for our Loyola community. Please review the information below to learn more about harassment prevention training taking place throughout the spring semester, upcoming professional and personal development opportunities, and a discounted wellness program offered through the Well on Target fitness benefit for current medical plan participants.
  • February 2018 Human Resources Updates

    Welcome to the beginning of another semester. Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services available to our Loyola community. Please review the information below about how you can earn cash rewards through Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Vitals Member Rewards or by participating in Wellness Program initiatives offered through EMERGE. In addition, as we transition into spring, we encourage you to take a few moments to refresh your memory on the financial incentives offered by the Loyola Credit Union.
  • January 2018 Human Resources Updates

    Welcome back! We hope your year is off to an excellent start. Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services for our Loyola community. Please review the information below about upcoming opportunities, including the MLK Celebration, Transamerica’s future retirement seminars, and our enhanced Wellness Program created to help you achieve your health and wellness goals for 2018.
  • December 2017 Human Resources Updates

    With the holidays in full swing, Human Resources reminds you to take special note of the upcoming University Christmas Reception and closure dates. Also, in preparation for the new year, medical plan participants should keep an eye out for new insurance cards arriving at their homes.
  • Open Enrollment Ends November 22

    Don’t forget that Open Enrollment closes Wednesday, November 22. Please take time to review your benefits, make changes, and re-enroll in flexible spending accounts. Please access Employee Self-Service; users must be connected to Loyola’s network either on campus or via Loyola Secured Access (LSA). For your reference, Employee Self-Service is compatible with all internet browsers, except Microsoft Edge. Benefit changes will take effect on January 1, 2018.
  • November 2017 Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide information about Loyola’s trailblazing Climate Survey, upcoming EMERGE classes, and the variety of health and wellness opportunities available during Loyola’s annual Open Enrollment period.
  • Open Enrollment is Now Open; Save on Premiums

    The 2018 Benefits Open Enrollment period is now open through Wednesday, November 22. This is your annual opportunity to review and make changes to your benefits. Detailed information summarizing benefit plans and changes are included in the 2018 Benefits Highlights Booklet.
  • Open Enrollment 2018

    Human Resources is excited to share with you information regarding Benefits Open Enrollment for 2018. Beginning November 1, Open Enrollment is your annual opportunity to review and make changes to your benefit choices based on your personal and family needs for the coming year. We encourage you to take the time to thoroughly review the information over the next few weeks so that you are prepared to make informed decisions when selecting your 2018 benefits.
  • October 2017 Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide information about upcoming health and wellness opportunities available during Loyola’s annual Open Enrollment period, including free flu shots and benefit information sessions and fairs taking place this month.
  • September 2017 Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide information about upcoming health and wellness opportunities available during Loyola’s annual Open Enrollment period. In addition, learn more about the availability of free flu shots as well as benefit information sessions and fairs in October at the Lake Shore, Water Tower, and Health Sciences campuses.
  • August 2017 - University Closure in December

    We are writing you today with an important update to the University’s 2017 holiday calendar. After discussion with many campus leaders and feedback from members of the President’s Cabinet, we are pleased to announce that the University will close the entire week of Christmas—December 25–29—and reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. You will receive full pay for the week and are not required to use any accrued vacation or personal days.
  • August 2017 Human Resources Updates

    We are pleased to provide information about important payroll and benefit updates, including personal and professional development opportunities. Learn more below about the recent Illinois income tax increase, forthcoming open enrollment season changes, and new EMERGE course offerings.
  • July 2017 Human Resources Updates

    Summer is in full swing across our campuses. Human Resources is pleased to provide information about upcoming personal and professional development programs, services, and events faculty and staff can participate in throughout the season and beyond. Please see below to learn how you can participate in Blue365's health and wellness deals, upcoming trainings for our new Careers website, and Loyola's "Get Fit" challenge.
  • June 2017 Human Resources Updates

    The start of summer is a great time to engage with wellness offerings and healthy lifestyle activities offered by HR. This month, I encourage you to participate in our new “Get Fit” program and Chicago’s annual Bike Commuter Challenge. For additional details on these programs, as well as other programs, services, and events, see below.
  • May 2017 Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide information about upcoming personal and professional development programs, services, and events. See below to learn more about a robust upgrade of the Careers website, scheduling meetings with Transamerica Retirement Solutions, and how to access registered nurses via 24/7 Nurseline.
  • March 2017 Monthly Human Resources Updates

    Human Resources is pleased to provide information about exciting personal and professional development programs, services, and events for our community. See below for information about a new partnership with Equinox Fitness as well as this year’s Go Move Challenge winners!
  • February 2017 Human Resources Updates

    We are pleased to provide information about current and future programs, services, and events for our community, including the Go Move Challenge and the Form 1095-C document.
  • January 2017 Human Resources Updates

    We hope your year is off to a great start. Human Resources is pleased to provide updates and announce new programs and services for our Loyola community. Please review the information below regarding upcoming programs and services, including an enhanced Wellness Program created to help you achieve your health and wellness goals for the year ahead.
  • Final Reminder: Open Enrollment Ends November 21

    Remember that 2019 Benefits Open Enrollment closes on Wednesday, November 21. Please take time before then to review your benefits, make changes, and re-enroll in flexible spending accounts by reviewing the detailed benefit plans and changes included in the 2019 Benefits Highlights Booklet. You can access Open Enrollment through Employee Self-Service. Users must be connected to Loyola’s network, either on campus or via Loyola Secured Access (LSA), to gain access. For your reference, Employee Self-Service works best in Firefox or Chrome. Benefit changes will take effect on January 1, 2019.