ICHR News and Announcements

This site is designed to share information to help you stay current on HR news, updates, service information, and announcements (newest always at the top).
TIAA Webinar Schedule

10/23/2018: You can register for upcoming titles at TIAA.org/webinars.  

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10/10/18: Say hello to the brand-new Davis Vision mobile app

The Davis Vision mobile app allows you to... 

Find an eye care provider
Easily and an eye care provider based on your current location, city / ZIP code or search by name.

Check your eligibility & benefits
Quickly check your current or future eligibility status. Need a little more detail? You can also review your benefit.

Track your glasses
Order glasses from an independent provider? Conveniently check their progress in the app. Need your member information? Find it and personalize it with your photo (optional).

Review your claims & status
Check out your current claims and history. Plus, upload a photo of your receipt to easily submit an out-of-network claim.

Other tools & resources
Be sight-savvy with these calculators, a frame try-on tool, a vision reference library and more

Free campus flu shots in Emerson Suites on 10/16

09/13/18: The New PayFlex Mobile App

PayFlex's brand new mobile app is here! With a new look, feel and functionality, it offers even more than before. It has everything you need and nothing you don’t.

What’s new?
With the new app you can stay connected to your PayFlex Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA) or Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) account on the go!

You can:

  • Review your account balance and activity
  • Request funds and upload your receipts
  • Pay your providers
  • Get personalized support and customized next best actions to help you get the most out of your account
  • Choose face recognition, fingerprint or PIN for added security AND sign up for complimentary fraud protection
  • Find the information you need fast with easier navigation

Update it or download it today
If you’re a current app user, you’ll automatically be prompted to update to our new app. If you’re a first time user, you can download it from your app store. Once you download it, you simply log in with the same username and password you use to access the PayFlex member website.

If you don’t have a username and password, it’s not a problem. you can go to your PayFlex member website and click SIGN IN. Then, select CREATE YOUR PROFILE.

Log in to your PayFlex account online and select Help & Support.

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08/30/18: Search Chair & Committee Portal

PeopleAdmin is Ithaca College’s online employment system that is used to manage the faculty and staff recruitment process as well as staff position descriptions. This system can be accessed from apps.ithaca.edu.


08/01/18 - Getting Ready for Back-to-School with Aetna

Back-to-school is the perfect time for a health check. Many states require certain vaccines to enroll in school. And, keeping kids current with immunizations is one of the best ways to help protect families and their communities from disease outbreaks. Share the attached flyer to remind employees about the health benefits of immunizations.

The transition to school is also a good time to get a pulse on children’s emotional well-being or establish new habits for healthier eating. Check out these tips to help kids start off the school year right. It’s has good health reminders for all.

06/08/18 - ICHR Collaborates with Plowbreak Farm

The Office of Human Resources has collaborated with Plowbreak Farm (owned and operated by two Ithaca College Alumni) to offer the Ithaca College community convenient access to fresh, local produce by becoming a CSA Drop-Off location! 

Your veggies will be delivered to campus on Wednesday around 11am to the Garden Level of Peggy Ryan Williams, easily accessible from the round-about closest to the practice fields. 

If you are interested in a CSA with Plowbreak Farm, please visit www.plowbreakfarm.com for more information.