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J Term program adds SMU-in-Taos for 2014

After the unprecedented success of the 2013 J Term at SMU-in-Plano, the program is expanding to SMU-in-Taos for 2014. Set for Jan. 6-15, J Term offers more than 50 courses at a reduced tuition rate. Students can complete one three-credit-hour course in eight … Continue reading

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Health care options in the spotlight at 2013 HR Fair

Vendors from SMU’s medical plans will be on hand to discuss your health care options at the University’s 2013 Human Resources Fair Oct. 15. You can learn more about the University’s health, savings and retirement plans during the fair, scheduled for 10:30 … Continue reading

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SMU 2014 Open Enrollment takes place Oct. 12-31, 2013

SMU’s 2014 Open Enrollment period began Saturday, Oct. 12 and ends Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. The Open Enrollment period is the only opportunity for SMU employees to make changes to benefits elections for the coming year, except for qualified life event … Continue reading

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New SMU health program pays incentives for wellness, prevention

In an effort to improve the health of SMU’s faculty and staff, while helping to control rising medical costs, the University is offering a voluntary health and wellness program with a $300 cash incentive for those who successfully complete the … Continue reading

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SMU to use new pharmacy network in 2014

Important changes to SMU’s Health and Wellness Plan pharmacy network are coming in 2014 – “changes that should help the University group health plan and its faculty and staff members save more than $1 million on their prescriptions over the … Continue reading

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SMU’s Fall 2013 flu shot clinics begin Sept. 25

SMU’s Memorial Health Center has scheduled several Fall 2013 flu shot clinics for September and October, beginning Wednesday, Sept. 25 in Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports. Clinics will take place at various places around the main campus, as well as at the East Campus … Continue reading

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New series on SMU healthcare and benefits for 2013-14

Key provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act will become law Jan. 1, 2014. As SMU’s open enrollment period (Oct. 12-31, 2013) approaches, faculty and staff members will receive important information about new benefits programs and changes to existing ones. … Continue reading

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Health coaching available at SMU beginning Sept. 18, 2013

Baylor Health Coach Paige Shouse will return to SMU to provide on-campus wellness coaching during the 2013-14 academic year. She will available for consultation on most Wednesdays beginning Sept. 18, 2013. A 5-year veteran of corporate wellness programs, Shouse served as … Continue reading

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Fall 2012 flu shots still available during Health Center clinic hours

Flu shot clinics are done for the Fall 2012 term, but SMU faculty, staff and students can still get their annual injections at the University’s Memorial Health Center, while supplies last, through Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Health Center hours are 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. … Continue reading

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Double discounts during SMU Bookstore’s 2012 Appreciation Days

The SMU Bookstore is offering University faculty and staff members an extra 10% off (a 20% total discount) on regular-price items during 2012 Faculty and Staff Appreciation Days. Present your SMU ID before beginning your transaction to receive the additional discount on … Continue reading

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