Join us on Thursday, Dec. 22, from 1 to 3 p.m. for Nutrition & Food Service's Holiday Bake Sale! The bake sale will be held in conjunction with our 6th Annual Gingerbread House Decorating Event and will include Black Hat Chef signature holiday goodies. The delicious offerings will include NY Style Crumb Cake, Gingerbread Cake, Banana Bread, Brownies, Low-Fat Chocolate-Peppermint Cookies, and more! Stop by the event, shop the sale, and pick up a little something for your own holiday weekend while adding to the spirit of giving.
The Terrace Café will be open every day during the holiday season, but will close at 7 p.m. on Dec. 24, 25, and 31. The only other retail location that will have adjusted hours will be the ACC Courtyard Café, which will be closed on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. All other locations will be open and will operate on regular business hours.
A second location of UNC’s OrthoNow Orthopaedic walk-in clinic will open Jan. 3.
New Year American Red Cross Blood Drive!
Upcoming onsite information sessions led by Fidelity and Prudential and webinars led by TIAA.
The Christmas Eve service will be televised at 7 p.m. and the Christmas Day service will be televised at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. These services can only be viewed on channel 209 and any non-Samsung TV on channel 1031.
The Women’s Health Information Center hosts Weight Watchers for Employees on Tuesdays from 12:30 - 1 p.m. at the Women's Health Information Center.
UNC men's basketball plays home games against Northern Iowa on Wednesday, Dec. 21, at 8 p.m. and against Monmouth on Wednesday, Dec. 28, at 7 p.m. Expect delays going to and coming from UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine.
The university will be closed for Winter Break 2016 from Dec. 26, 2016, through Jan. 2, 2017. All Park & Ride permit holders and GoPass users will be allowed to park in the S11 parking lots during this time period. On-campus parking permit holders are encouraged to continue to park in their assigned zones. UNC Hospitals shuttles will operate on a normal schedule. As always, the Dogwood Deck will be reserved for patients/visitors.
State Health Plan update: December paychecks to include health election deductions/Health Benefit Special Pay
Please carefully review your December paychecks, which will be distributed Dec. 14 and Dec. 28, to make sure your health deductions and/or Health Benefit Special Pay (HBSP) have been correctly applied. HBSP should be applied for UNC Medical Center employees who enrolled in the CDHP, 80/20 Plan, or the 70/30 Plan and completed the appropriate credit activities.
Chapel Hill Transit services will operate a reduced schedule in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
UNC Hospitals' pet therapy team Gretchen Aylsworth and her three-year-old golden retriever, Luke, were featured in the December issue of Chapel Hill Magazine.
On Dec. 20, six Santas, more than 30 elves, and 5 Tar Heal Paws “reindeer” pet teams -- all UNC Hospitals volunteers -- visited adult inpatients across all of UNC Hospitals.