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Employee News

February 1, 2023

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Plans for End of Fall Semester Announced

Beginning on Monday, Nov. 30, in-person group instruction will be fully remote. Students who need to complete their semester coursework in Madison are also being urged not to travel for the Thanksgiving recess. If you are an employee working on campus and you choose to travel over the recess, you are urged to strictly limit your interactions with others where possible for 14 days after your return. Please consider receiving a test for COVID-19 before returning to campus duties. Information about on-campus testing can be found at The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises that travel increases the risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19, and that staying home during the fall and winter holidays is the best way to protect yourself and others.
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Last Week for Flu Shots on Campus

Flu shot clinics will be held on campus on Friday, Oct. 16 at the Nicholas Recreation Center and on Saturday, Oct. 17 at Henry Mall. The Henry Mall location offers drive-up and pedestrian options. To schedule an appointment, go to
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Event Highlights Employee Well-Being

CommUNITY Well-Being events for UW–Madison employees continue throughout the month of October. For the week of Oct. 19, live sessions will be held on topics related to mindfulness, environment, health, safety, and connection. Sessions will be recorded for viewing later. All events are available to UW–Madison employees at no cost. To learn more and to register, visit
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Video Provides Annual Benefits Enrollment Overview

Many common employee questions about Annual Benefits Enrollment are answered in the video presentation, “Benefits 2021: What You Need to Know.” This video is available for viewing online in six languages. Two more live online seminars are scheduled for Friday, Oct. 16 at 11 a.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 9 a.m. The Annual Benefits Enrollment period ends on Friday, Oct. 23 at 4:30 p.m. Learn more at
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Administrative Transformation Program Presents Update

All UW–Madison employees are invited to attend a program update from the Administrative Transformation Program (ATP), an initiative to redesign the processes, policies, and technology that support UW’s finance, human resources, and research administration operations. The update can be viewed live on the ATP YouTube channel on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 10–11 a.m. The recorded presentation will be posted on the ATP website at a later date. Details are available at
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