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Building Hours

At the request of the provost, effective November 1, the hours of the Main and Science libraries will be extended. The new closing hours will be 2:00 a.m. on Sunday through Thursday. Friday and Saturday hours will remain unchanged. These hours will be effective through the end of the upcoming spring semester. More information will be coming from the provost on Monday, October 30.

Flu Shots

Flu shots are being offered to students, faculty/staff and faculty emeritus by appointment Tues - Fri from 8:30 - 11:30 am and 1 - 4 pm at the University Health Center. Call the Allergy/Travel Medicine Clinic at 706-542-5575 to make an appointment.

In previous years, health center personnel offered the vaccines at several locations around campus, including Main. This is no longer being done.

The cost is $20 for students and $30 for faculty/staff. Payment can be made by cash, check, Bulldog Bucks, or debit/credit cards. Flu shot recipients will be provided with a statement to file with their private insurance company.

Athens Transit #28, Ag Hill, East-West, East Campus, Family Housing, all go to Health Services (this is from the UGA Transit website).

Fall break routes for October 26-27 include " Red Route " and " Silver Route ." Details at: http://www.transit.uga.edu/Intersession.html.

Campaign for Charities

The 2006-2007 UGA Campaign for Charities information has been sent to all staff. Contributions forms are due by December 4, 2006 . Please return your form (whether you decide to contribute or not), to Margaret Hale by December 1. More information on the participating organizations is available at http://www.busfin.uga.edu/charities/.

New Travel Procedures

The following is a list of websites for you to visit that outline the new travel procedures. Please see Margaret Hale (mshale@uga.edu) or Connie Fuchs (cfuchs@uga.edu) in Administration if you need help. Delay in following the new guidelines will cause a delay in your payment being processed.

Hotel and Meal per diem: The big change is the meal expenses; we are now allowed a per diem. Meals will not be reimbursed by your receipts.http://www.gsa.gov/perdiem and http://www.gsa.gov/mie

Georgia Green Hotels: We are asked to use these hotels if possible: http://www.p2ad.org/Assets/Documents/ci_grnhotel.html

Hotel/Motel Tax Exemption form: http://www.busfin.uga.edu/forms/excise_exempt.pdf

Copy of policy, procedures, examples, and FAQ's:


Travel Expense Form to use after October 1, 2006: http://busfin.uga.edu/forms/travel_expense.pdf

Training and Development

UGA Training and Development no long distributes a printed course booklet. October-December courses will be posted on the T&D website: http://www.busfin.uga.edu/staff/

Who's New

No newly hired personnel to report in this issue.

Who's Leaving the Libraries

No resignations to report in this issue.

Who's Changing in the Libraries

Mandy Mastrovita, Library Associate II in the Digital Library of Georgia to a Digital Imaging Coordinator in the Digital Library of Georgia effective November 1, 2006.

Student Employee Payroll Calendar:


Regular Student Payoll - Thursday, October 26, 2006 - Wednesday, November 08, 2006:

Student Employee Information Forms: due to Lucille Davis by noon on Monday, November 06, 2006.

Hourly (student) timesheets: due to Betty Mayweather by 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 09, 2006.

Federal Workstudy Student (FWS) Payoll - Thursday, October 12, 2006 - Wednesday, October 25, 2006:

Hourly (student) timesheets and payroll vouchers: due to Lucille Davis by 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 08, 2006.

Information on the procedures for hiring, changing status, or terminating student assistants can be found at http://www.libs.uga.edu/staff/studentproc.html.

Visit http://www.busfin.uga.edu/staff/orient.html for 'Online Orientation' for all new student employees.

If you have any questions, please contact Becky Wortham at 542-2716 or at bwortham@uga.edu.

Information on the procedures for hiring, changing status, or terminating student assistants can be found at www.libs.uga.edu/staff/studentproc.html.

Visit www.busfin.uga.edu/staff/orient.html for "Online Orientation" for all new student employees.

If you have any questions regarding student assistants, please contact Lucille Davis at 542-0660 or at lkdavis@uga.edu .

Websites of Interest:

Administrative Policies and Procedures: http://askuga.uga.edu/

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA):http://www.hr.uga.edu/fmla/fmla_intro.html.

UGA HR Position Vacancies: http://jobapp.humanres.uga.edu/hr_app/hr_position_vacancies.cfm

Libraries Position Postings:http://www.libs.uga.edu/humres/jobs/index.html

Libraries Meeting/Events Schedule:http://www.libs.uga.edu/events

Online HR Newsletter:http://www.hr.uga.edu/news_intro.html

Library Worklife Newsletter:http://www.ala-apa.org/newsletter/newsletter.html

Shared Leave Program:http://www.hr.uga.edu/shared_leave.html

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