News from HR

Find out more about HR server updates, a TIAA webinar, onsite visits from CAPTRUST, Fidelity and TIAA, as well as details about the upcoming "Laugh, Learn, and Lessen Stress" class.

HR Server Updates
We have scheduled down time for the TSAccess and  PREPHR server on Monday, Sept. 11, from 4 to 5 p.m.  Please do not plan to use the following programs during that time:
•    TSAccess
•    PREP
•    MetLaw
•    ORP

TIAA Webinar
TIAA is introducing webinars through its interactive site called the Virtual Environment. This innovative resource offers users 24/7 access to a wide range of articles, on-demand seminars, and live monthly seminars on a variety of essential financial topics.

  • Postcards From the Future: A woman’s guide to financially ever after on Tuesday, Sept. 12, from noon to 1 p.m.   
  • Inside Money: Managing income and debt on Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.  
  • SPECIAL TOPIC: Social Security - Part 2 on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from noon to 1 p.m.  
  • Within Reach: Transitioning from career to retirement on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 3 to 4 p.m.
  • Special Topic: Protect you, your family, and your money on Thursday, Sept. 14, from noon to 1 p.m.
  • The Starting Line: Why and how retirement saving should begin now on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 3 to 4 p.m.

If interested, please enroll for this live webinar at  You will need to setup a login account using your email and a password. Then, you can register for this and any other live webinars TIAA offers and will get email confirmations as well.  These live events will give participants real world financial tips, tactics and techniques to help start, build, and maintain your retirement savings. Space at these webinars is on a first-come, first-served basis.

CAPTRUST Financial Advisors Individual Session
CAPTRUST Financial Advisors, the independent advisor that works on the UNC retirement program, will be conducting individual consultations on Friday, Sept. 15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Medical School Wing C (old motel) Room 102.  

These one-on-one sessions are offered to you solely as a benefit; be assured that CAPTRUST's role is not to sell you anything, but purely to help you make sound investment decisions. You can schedule an appointment for the individual sessions with a professional CAPTRUST Financial Advisor by following these simple steps:

Click here to schedule an individual appointment

  • Choose the location
  • Choose an available 30 minute session
  • Enter your information and click “Schedule It”
  • A confirmation email will then be sent immediately
  • A reminder email will also be sent 24 hours in advance of the meeting
  • If you need to cancel or change your meeting time, click the link received in the confirmation/reminder email. Then enter your last name and confirmation number.

Fidelity Representative Session
Fidelity representative Isaac White will be available on-site for one-on-one appointments and education sessions Monday, September 11 from 08:00 AM  to 05:00 PM in the Medical School Wing (old Motel) C Room 102.  Please register at or call 1-800-642-7131.  As someone who helps others for a living, your own financial well-being is often the last thing on your mind. That’s why Fidelity is here to help you develop a real, relevant plan for your investments. And we can do it on your terms. Fidelity has over 67 years of investing experience, and as a leading retirement provider to higher education institutions, we’re committed to helping you meet your goals.

TIAA Session
You can discuss your personal financial situation with an experienced TIAA Financial Consultant on a confidential basis at no additional cost to you. They are available Tuesday, September 19th from 09:00 AM  to 04:00 PM in the Medical School Wing C (old Motel) Room 102 to discuss how to help you pursue your financial goals by investing in financial products such as mutual funds, brokerage, life insurance and annuities.  Space is limited, so please RSVP as soon as you can. Register at or call 800 732-8353.

Learn, Laugh, and Lessen Stress Class
Back by popular demand: the Learn, Laugh, and Lessen Stress class scheduled for Monday, Oct. 30, from 8 a.m. to noon in the Carolina Ballroom B (5221 Paramount Parkway, Morrisville Conference Center).  Registration and pre-work is required through LMS; use course code UNCHLODLLLS.  

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