Annual Benefits Fair, Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day
The Division of Human Resources will host the annual Benefits Fair/Faculty & Staff Appreciation event on Friday, Nov. 1. The event will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the East Campus Athletic Village Arena. All Rensselaer faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.
The Benefits Fair also marks the kickoff of Rensselaer’s open enrollment period. Individuals will be able to receive updates regarding benefit programs and information on the series of healthy campus initiatives offered at Rensselaer. In addition, individuals will have an opportunity to meet and speak with Rensselaer benefits, retirement service providers, and vendors.
To show appreciation to faculty and staff, a free hot and cold buffet luncheon will be served. Activities will include several wellness presentations, body mass index analysis, personal health assessments, stress management techniques, education to prevent heart disease and education for healthy eating, and free chair massages. In addition, free seasonal flu shots will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The Division of Human Resources and participating vendors will provide prizes to some attendees. For the event duration, the East Campus Shuttle Bus will be available from the Rensselaer Union Horseshoe area.
The 2013 Annual Benefits Open Enrollment period runs Monday, November 5 through Monday, November 19, for benefit changes that will be effective Jan. 1, 2014.