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Tuesday7/06
6:00 am11:00 pm
New! ERS Walk and Talk Podcast (available through all major podcast platforms)

UH 2021 Virtual Wellness & Benefits Fair

Join us on a 20-30 minute walk while we talk about health, wellness, and life in general. From the Employees Retirement System of Texas, podcast host Lacy Wolff walks and talks with her mentors, friends, experts and leaders about health and wellness. Learn more through the link below, or search ERS Walk and Talk through your favorite podcast platform! Learn more and participate whenever convenient for you!

6:00 am5:00 pm
Staff Council Elections

The annual university-wide election for Staff Council representatives is scheduled from Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 6:00 a.m. to Wednesday, July 7, 2021, 5:00 p.m. Voting in the 2021 election will be online only. In-person voting will not be available this year.

View the Voters’ Guide for information on candidates by division.

8:00 am9:00 am
ERS Summer Enrollment Webinar

UH 2021 Virtual Wellness & Benefits Fair

Summer Enrollment is here! Find out what’s new with the Texas Employees Group Benefits Plan (GBP) and learn how to enroll in or change coverage. In this webinar, we will discuss your benefit options, plan updates and where to find information about your benefits. The webinar will be followed by a brief Q&A session devoted to answering any questions you might have about Summer Enrollment. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about your GBP coverage by submitting your inquiry in the questions box.



9:00 am10:00 am
Eating Healthy in the Fast Food Lane with Kelsey-Seybold

UH 2021 Virtual Wellness & Benefits Fair

Hungry for something quick while you’re on the go? Stop and think before you hit the fast food lane. In this presentation, we will discuss the health risks of over-consuming fast food, tips for choosing healthy restaurant meals, and ways to reduce your fast food intake. There will also be a Q&A segment at the end.

 

10:00 am10:15 am
Fitness Connection: What’s the Best Type for You?

UH 2021 Virtual Wellness & Benefits Fair

The Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) Wellness Team invite you to join other State of Texas employees to talk about wellness topics and share your successes and challenges. Take a 15-minute wellness break and attend different informational sessions. Today we’ll explore how to connect to fitness in a way that’s right for you.

 

10:00 am11:00 am
TexFlex

UH 2021 Virtual Wellness & Benefits Fair

Do you have a question about your TexFlex℠ plan? In this Q&A session, TexFlex? will provide a short 10-minute update on your benefits. The rest of the session will be devoted to answering your questions. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about your TexFlex? coverage by submitting your inquiry in the questions box.

 

11:00 am12:00 pm
BCBSTX (HealthSelect): Getting the Most from Your Benefits

UH 2021 Virtual Wellness & Benefits Fair

Do you have a question about your HealthSelect of Texas® plan? In this Q&A session, HealthSelect of Texas will provide a short 10-minute update on your benefits. The rest of the session will be devoted to answering your questions. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about your HealthSelect of Texas coverage by submitting your inquiry in the questions box.

12:30 pm1:00 pm
Yoga with Campus Recreation

UH 2021 Virtual Wellness & Benefits Fair

During times when we feel overwhelmed with stress, grief or/and fear, we can find ourselves tensed up and stressed both physically and emotionally. Relax your mind and body by participating in the gentle and restorative practice of yoga! Grab a towel or mat and find a comfortable spot at home to join us for one or more of these live group sessions.

 

1:00 pm2:00 pm
UH Payroll - Human Resources

UH 2021 Virtual Wellness & Benefits Fair

Join our payroll team in this Q&A session to get an overview of topics such as Pay Schedule: Bi-weekly and Monthly, and how that is paid to the employee via direct deposit. The team will discuss what is on the Pay Statement, including leave, and will stress the importance of reviewing your statements to ensure that the taxes and deductions taken are accurate. Employees will learn how to review their time to ensure approvals are completed. Also discussed will be RTMs and TRAM Administrators roles and who an employee should reach out to for Payroll/Benefit issues.

 

4:00 pm4:45 pm
Pop Pilates with Campus Recreation

UH 2021 Virtual Wellness & Benefits Fair

Are you ready to get fit, but without having to sling weights around or figure out fancy machines? Then join the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center for this live POP Pilates group fitness class. This total body, equipment-free work-out sculpts a rock solid core and a lean dancer’s body like nothing else can!