Benefits Updates, Summer Hours, and More

You may be ready for summer Fridays off, but your children are gearing up to come in to work!

Pace University’s Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is Thursday, April 28, 2011. All faculty and staff are encouraged to invite their daughters, sons, grandchildren, nieces or nephews between the ages of 8 and 15 to this event.  Planned activities have been designed to acquaint our children with Pace University and introduce them to the workplace.

Questions? Please contact Rosemary Mulry at or x22645.

Summer Flex Days are Here Again!
This summer each full-time staff member will have the opportunity to take every other Friday off, for three Fridays, or the equivalent of three days between July 1 and August 12.

Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Period

The annual benefits Open Enrollment period will take place Monday, May 9 through Wednesday, May 25, 2010. This is your opportunity to review your current benefit elections and make changes if necessary. All changes made during this open enrollment period will become effective on July 1, 2011.

Personalized Benefits Statement Available on the Pace Portal
Beginning  May 1, 2010. your personalized benefits statement, which provides information regarding total compensation from January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010, including the value of the benefit contributions the University made on your behalf, is available online.

2011 Great Colleges To Work For Survey
For the third consecutive year, Pace University is participating in the 2011 Great Colleges to Work For program sponsored by The Chronicle of Higher Education.  If you are invited to complete the survey, please do so. The survey was distributed the week of March 21.  Your participation is entirely voluntary and all survey responses are completely anonymous.  The deadline for taking the survey is April 22.

Performance Management and Development Process Training
The FY2011 PMDP review process is right around the corner!  Don’t let it overwhelm you.  Be prepared by taking one of Organizational Learning and Development’s training courses focused on performance management. Click here to view the Organizational Learning & Development training calendar and to register for these programs.

Remember: You can now log into the Help Desk system at to submit a Help Desk request for many of your Benefits-related needs.


The World Cup may be over, but here at Pace we’re still focused on meeting our goals. Now is the time to wrap up your performance review and start thinking about your plans for next year.

Plus, if you’re not sure who to contact for your benefits information, check out our handy print-and-go cheat sheet.

Performance Management and Development Process (PMDP) Updates

At this point, the FY2010 PMDP Review and the FY2011 Individual Goal Setting processes should both be well underway in your department. All reviews should be completed and submitted to Human Resources by September 30, 2010. Goals for FY2011 should be approved and submitted by October 31, 2010. If you have questions about the process, contact Bob Lazer, Director Organizational Learning & Development at or e-mail

Your HR Cheat Sheet

Not sure who to contact about your benefits? Print out our handy Employee Benefits Quick Contact Card so you have all the numbers and URLs at your fingertips.

HR Contact Sheet