News & Announcements

Upcoming Office Closures

UHR Winter Break Schedule

Please note the University Human Resources office hours, closures, and contact information for the upcoming winter break timeframe.

  • December 15: UHR Service Center will be closed from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and other UHR offices will be closed from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for year-end meeting.
  • December 18-22: UHR office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • December 25-27: UHR offices closed for University holidays.
  • December 28-29: UHR will be minimally staffed on-site but employees will be checking emails and voicemails and will attempt to respond within two business days. UHR Service Center employees will also be available for virtual appointments if requested in advance. Our team will periodically check messages and tickets throughout each day, but please be aware that response times may be delayed until our return post-New Year.
  • January 1: UHR offices closed for University holiday.
  • January 2-12: UHR office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • January 15: UHR offices closed for University holiday.

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ISU Child Care at Vet Med and University Community Childcare (UCC) at University Village will be open regular hours except on the University Holiday dates of November 23-24, December 25-26, and January 1. Additionally, UCC will be closed for professional development/training on December 18. The ISU Child Development Laboratory School will be closed from December 25 – January 1.

We wish you a joyful and peaceful winter break!

Enrich Financial Wellness Platform

Enrich is a new financial wellness platform located in Adventure2, Iowa State's employee health and wellness program. Enrich is designed to help you increase your financial capabilities through personalized content, courses, and tools. Popular topics include retirement, budgeting, mortgages, and more. 

Enrich can be accessed through Adventure2 or by direct link.  

Payroll Direct Deposit Update

Employees can now allocate their net pay to up to three different bank accounts. This is a change from the previous option of having only one bank account on file for direct deposit. 

For information on how to add, update, and view direct deposit information, please reference the Knowledge Base Article. 


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