60-Day Expense Reimbursement Period Takes Effect Jan. 1

60-Day Expense Reimbursement Period Takes Effect Jan. 1
The Procurement Management Office will institute a 60-day reimbursement requirement for submitting business expenses effective Jan. 1. Affected expenses include both travel and non-travel items.

Reimbursement documentation must be submitted within 60 calendar days after the expenses have been incurred or the reimbursement will be subject to federal, state, FICA and Medicare taxes. The amount will be withheld from the employee’s paycheck to cover the tax liabilities. More information is available at 972-883-2300 or [email protected].

Empowerment is the Watchword at Professional Development Fair

Inclement Weather, Emergency Closing Procedures Updated
The UT Dallas Trainer Alliance will present its second annual Professional Development Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, in the Founders Building second-floor atrium. Representatives of 16 campus departments will be on hand to connect employees with the training that is available from these groups.

Participants will include the offices of Institutional Compliance, Title IX, Information Resources, Information Security, Registrar, Emergency Management, Budget and Finance, Procurement Management, Facilities Management and Human Resources; as well as the Veteran Services Center, Police Department, Multicultural Center, Galerstein Women’s Center, University Toastmasters of Dallas and eLearning.

Human Resources and eLearning are the sponsors. There will be games, prizes and giveaways.

State Employee Campaign Raises Nearly $110,000 for Charities

State Employee Campaign Raises Nearly $110,000 for Charities
UT Dallas faculty and staff raised nearly $110,000 for local, national and international nonprofit organizations in this year's State Employee Charitable Campaign. More than $42,000 of the total will go to UT Dallas' Academic Bridge Program and the Callier Center for Communication Disorders. A total of 213 faculty and staff members made gifts in this year’s campaign.
Getting in the Whoosh of Things

Getting in the Whoosh of Things

Deans, faculty members and staffers joined students who went to new lengths to photograph the longest “Whoosh” on record. Read more

Faculty and Staff Holiday Party

The annual Faculty and Staff Holiday Party, hosted by the Office of the President, will be held 3-4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in the Galaxy Rooms (SU 2.602).


UT Flex Health Care Claims Due Nov. 30
UT Flex Plan participants have until Monday, Nov. 30, to submit their claims for the 2014-15 fiscal year. Read more

Call for Commencement Volunteers
UT Dallas staff volunteers are needed for the Fall 2015 Commencement Ceremonies, Dec. 17-19. Sign up online by Dec. 4 if you would like to help. Volunteers will be contacted later about scheduling information.

Textbook Adoptions for Next Semester Due Before Thanksgiving
Textbook adoptions should be submitted before Thursday, Nov. 26 to meet the University Bookstore’s goal of having all course materials available by Jan. 1. Email your name, full course information, sections, title, author, ISBN and usage (required or recommended) to [email protected].

Food Outlets and Bookstore Seek Staff and Faculty Input
Faculty and staff members are invited to participate in surveys for the University of Texas at Dallas Bookstore and Chartwells, which manages the campus food and beverage outlets.

Office of Research Seminars