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Eligible Service Award recipients for 2017


The attached listing includes the names and years of service of all the employees whom Human Resources records show as being eligible to receive the Service Award during Spirit Day. Awards will be given at the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Sept. 22, 2017.

Employees must have completed full-time service in increments of five years beginning with 10 years and continuing in 2017 to be eligible to receive the Service Award.

Click here to view the 2017 Service Award recipient list.

Staff or faculty members who think they are eligible to receive the Service Award, but do not find their name on the list, should contact Human Resources as soon as possible via email at

Download and complete the 2017 Service Award information form. This will let Human Resources know who will, or will not, be participating during Spirit Day. Forms need to be returned to Human Resources by the end of the day on Aug. 31.

Technology acquisition approval procedures now available in the myOLLU Portal

In June 2017, the President’s Council approved a new policy that requires all information technology acquisitions be approved by the Chief Technology Officer and the division administrator of the area in which the acquisition is being made.

A new document that outlines the required steps that employees and departments must follow when acquiring technology-related items for the university is now available in the myOLLU Portal. Click here to view the procedures document.

Staff 2017-2018 open enrollment closes tomorrow

This is a reminder that the benefits open enrollment period ends tomorrow at 11:59 p.m. for staff employees. The faculty enrollment period will begin on Aug. 30.

All eligible employees making changes to their benefits must do so on the myOLLU Portal under the “benefits open enrollment tab.”

For those who do not wish to make any changes, current benefit elections will carry over with the exception of Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs). Employees who wish to participate in the FSA this year must enroll online. Those who have previously elected to participate in the FSA and wish to do so again for the September 2017-August 2018 plan year must re-enroll.  

First 2017 employee benefits fair set for Aug. 1


The first of two employee benefits fairs will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. in Providence Hall, West Social Room. The second fair will take place on Aug. 30.

Annual benefits enrollment provides benefit-eligible employees the opportunity to start, change or end benefits which become effective Oct. 1, 2017, with the exception of medical and dependent care reimbursement plans, which begin Sept. 1, 2017.

All eligible employees making changes must enroll online in order to change benefits. Current benefits will carry over with the exception of Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), which require enrollment each year.

All full time employees will be able to complete enrollment through Web Advisor under Benefits Enrollment. Employees wishing to make changes will need to adhere to the following deadlines:

  • Staff employee enrollment period (includes Deans and Administrators) begins Aug. 1
    • Deadline to enroll is Aug. 8 by 11:59 p.m.
  • Faculty enrollment period begins Aug. 30
    • Deadline to enroll is Sept. 7 by 11:59 p.m.
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