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People First System Downtime, Aug. 10-11 and 18–20

The People First system will be unavailable starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, until approximately 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, for system maintenance and again beginning 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, through approximately 8 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 20.

GatorGradCare Enrollment Open; Deadline is Sept. 14

Graduate assistants, teaching assistants and research assistants appointed .25 FTE or greater may participate in GatorGradCare health insurance for the 2018-2019 academic year. The deadline to enroll is Sept. 14, 2018.

Seats Still Available for Aug. 17 Florida Retirement System/DROP Class

Limited seating is still available in the Florida Retirement System/DROP class on August 17 from 9 to 11 a.m. Find out more and register online.

Prepared For The Unexpected? It Only Takes A Few Minutes

As unpleasant as it is to think about something going wrong, it’s vital that your life insurance beneficiaries, emergency contacts and mailing address are up-to-date should the unexpected happen. Please take a few minutes to review your information and make any necessary updates.

Dependent Eligibility Verification Audit Now Complete

To ensure accountability in the state group insurance program, moving forward, when an employee adds a new dependent to his or her health insurance coverage through a qualifying status change such as a marriage, birth or new hire, he or she will receive an email message to the email address on file with People First requesting documentation.

Don’t Forget About GatorPerks As You Plan Your Summer Travel

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If you’re staying close to home this summer, don’t forget about GatorPerks’ discounts at local restaurants and stores, home goods, pet services, and health and wellness businesses. Learn more.

Have you submitted your dependent documentation for state plans?

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If you are a state health plan participant with dependent coverage, by now you should have received a letter from Health Management Systems Inc. (HMS) requesting your dependent documentation. Read more.

Employees must report 2017-2018 compensatory leave use by May 31

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All non-exempt TEAMS and USPS employees, as well as exempt USPS employees, may use overtime and/or special compensatory leave through the end of the fiscal year (June 30). This leave must be entered no later than May 31. Read more.

Still have 2017-2018 personal days available? Be sure to use them by June 30

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If you have unused 2017-2018 TEAMS or faculty personal leave days or a USPS personal holiday, the last day to use them is June 30. Read more.

People First portal upgrade complete, IE users advised to upgrade to IE11 or Edge

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Employees are encouraged to upgrade to a modern browser, such as IE 11 or the newest version of IE called Edge, to resolve these issues and to stay cybersafe in general. Read more.