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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:

Tools to improve your mental wellness available through the Employee Assistance Program

Employees and their immediate household members have access counselors, tools and strategies 24 hours a day through the Employee Assistance Program.

New online program to help manage mental health is now available for State Health Plan members

Meru Health's new therapy program reduces anxiety, stress, depression and burnout. You can access the entire program through their smart phone, and its available at no cost.

Congratulations to our state service award recipients

Congratulations to employees who in 2021 reached a milestone of ten, twenty, thirty, forty and fifty years of service with the university and the state of South Carolina. We thank you for your service.

MoneyPlus claims deadline is March 31

The claim filing deadline for 2021 flexible spending account participants is March 31, 2022.

Plan early for TFAC hires and rehires

Use these tips to ensure your adjunct faculty hires and rehires have access to key systems, sufficient time to set up for classes and the correct benefits elections for the summer.

Support for employees and their families

UofSC's Employee Assistance Program provider will be presenting orientation sessions February 22-25. Join one of these sessions to learn about the many services available to help employees and supervisors with personal or work-related challenges.

New tools for recruiting top talent

We realize the challenges you are facing in securing top talent in today's job market. Therefore, the Division of HR has partnered with recruitment, inclusive excellence, and marketing and communication experts across the university to develop results-focused talent acquisition strategies.

Benefits Updates

Take full advantage of your insurance benefits to make 2022 your healthiest year yet. Learn tips and changes tor your PEBA benefits.

Open enrollment for State ORP

The annual open enrollment period for participants of the State Optional Retirement Program (State ORP) is January 1 to March 1, 2022. Changes made during this time will be effective April 1, 2022.

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.


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