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Division of Human Resources

Human Resources News and Events

Learn more about upcoming HR-related training dates, important deadlines and critical policy updates. For additional training and professional development opportunities, please review our calendar.

Upcoming events and news to note:

New Supplemental Benefits Enrollment Nov 8-24

The Division of Human Resources is excited to announce that new supplemental benefits are available to benefits eligible employees. Sign up now for a 1-on-1 meeting with a Ward Services benefits representative to enroll.

Free weight loss program excepting applications

State Health Plan members and dependents are eligible to participate in a free weight loss program. Wondr Health is clinically proven to help participants lose weight, sleep better, stress less and so much more. The deadline to apply is October 24, and the next class begins November 8.

UofSC receives PEBA Partners award

The University of South Carolina received the PEBA Partners award for being one of the top employers in the state who promotes physically, emotionally, and financially healthier workspaces.

New PAL and ELP fellows named

We are pleased to announce the newest members of the 2021-2022 Pipeline for Academy Leaders (PAL) and Emerging Leaders Program (ELP).

Open Enrollment is October 1 - 31

Learn about your insurance options for 2022, benefits enhancements for the upcoming year, and changes you can make during this time.

Technology Time Out

Discover the key to being more present and actively taking the time to digitally disconnect through this online seminar offered through the Employee Assistance Program.

Congratulations to our future leaders

Congratulations to the graduates of the 2019-2020 PAL and ELP programs. These employees completed a year-long cohort-based professional development program that equipped them to be the future leaders of our university.

Virtual Benefits Fair

Join us for a Virtual Benefits Fair September 27 where you can learn about the benefit options available to you as an UofSC employee. Hear from vendors about specific plan details and learn about 2022 benefits, including plan options and enrollment instructions.

Fall Training Schedule

The Office of Organizational and Professional Development (OPD) posted the Fall 2021 training schedule. Programs are now offered both in-person and online. Browse available courses and learn about changes to certificate programs and new sound check requirements.

Employee discounts

State employees have access to special discount savings programs as well as in-network health care providers to help save money. Check out these discounts and other family-friendly privileges available to you.


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