News and Announcements

Save It Forward

Contributing to the University of North Carolina Supplemental Retirement Plans today could lead to financial benefits tomorrow. TIAA financial advisors share that even a small amount could make a big difference over time. Benefits of contributing to retirement Pretax...

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Keep Your Cool in Hot Weather

As we get closer to the dog days of summer it is very important to take measures to stay cool, remain hydrated and keep informed of daily temperatures. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heat-related deaths and illness are preventable,...

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HR Update: Independence Day Holiday

This is a reminder that Monday, July 4, is a paid holiday for System Office employees in observance of the Independence Day holiday. We wish you a day of happy and safe celebrations with family and friends in remembrance of our freedom. Some departments have essential...

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HR Update: COVID-19 Booster Leave

As allowed by Governor Cooper’s recent Executive Order #257 (“Establishing an Incentive Program to Encourage State Employees to Receive Their COVID-19 Booster Shot”), President Hans has authorized the chancellors of the UNC constituent institutions, as well as System...

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HR Update: Personal Observance Leave

On Monday, June 6, Governor Cooper issued Executive Order 262 (“Employee Leave to Recognize a Day of Cultural, Religious, or Personal Significance”). President Hans has authorized UNC System institutions, including UNC System Office, to provide this paid Personal...

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EAP Crisis Resources

ComPsych, our Employee Assistance Program provider, has gathered together resources that may be of assistance to you and your loved ones if you are dealing with a crisis situation or talking with others about a crisis such as the recent school shooting in Uvalde,...

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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

The Alzheimer’s Association sponsors Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month in June to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's, and 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer's or another...

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HR Update: Memorial Day Holiday

This is a reminder that Monday, May 30, is a paid holiday for System Office employees. We remember and thank the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Some departments have essential work that must be done and designated employees...

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. Here are a few statistics: Mental illness affects more than 50 million people in the U.S. In the U.S., 1 in 5 adults experience a mental health condition each year 17% of youth ages 6-17...

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