April HR Connection: Financial Wellness Fair (May 3), Summer Enrollment Period (July 9-July 21), and more

Save the date for the Financial Wellness Fair, May 3

The Human Resources, Benefits Office will host the 2018 Financial Wellness Fair on Thursday, May 3, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Highland Business Center. All employees and their spouses are invited to attend.

Watch for more information about the presentations schedule and registration. Please contact Alisol V. Martinez, (512) 223-7800, if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you there.


Summer Enrollment Period

This year’s Employees Retirement System (ERS) summer enrollment period will be from July 9 through July 21. Coverage changes will become effective September 1, 2018.  Employees wishing to make insurance coverage changes for FY2019 will need to so during the July summer enrollment period.

ERS has not announced any coverage or premium changes thus far so keep an eye out for additional information in May and June. If you have any questions, please contact ERS at 877-275-4377 or HR Benefits at [email protected].


ERS Hosts Medicare Preparation Seminars

Are you about to turn 65? Attend a Medicare Preparation seminar and learn about Medicare and how it works with your ERS benefits. ACC employees can sign up for in person or webinar seminars where ERS can answer all of your Medicare eligibility questions.

Want to get your questions answered in person? Come to one of the upcoming seminars held at ERS:

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018
  • Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Can’t make it to a seminar? Register for one of these webinars:

  • Wednesday, April 4, 2018
  • Thursday, May 3, 2018

Visit the ERS event calendar to register for a Medicare Preparation seminar and to view other upcoming ERS events.


EAP Newsletters

In this month’s employee newsletter, the following topics are discussed:

  • Online Seminar Reminder: Maintaining Respect and Civility in the Workplace
  • For a Fit Family
  • I Know Where You Are
  • How To: How To: Get the Good Credit Score and Report that You Deserve

In this month’s supervisor newsletter, the following topics are discussed:

  • Online Seminar Reminder: Maintaining Respect and Civility in the Workplace
  • Supervisor Excellence Webinar Series & Leadership Certificate Program 2018 Schedule
  • Managing When the Stress Doesn’t Go Away
  • Ask Your EAP!


Featured discounts for April

This tax season, save more of that refund with your ACC Advantage Discount Program.

Employees can get 10%, 20%, 30% or more off select configurations of Dell Computer systems. Moving or refinancing? U.S. Bank will deduct 0.25 percent of your loan amount from your closing costs up to a maximum of $1,000. Employees receive exclusive T-Mobile savings such as $125 on each new line they purchase, and Lenovo offers ACC employees and retirees discounts on its entire product line.

Access these deals and more with your ACC Advantage Discount Program—go to www.austincc.edu/hr/benefits and click on Employee Discounts​ or directly at http://www.beneplace.com/acc​.


March 2018 ACC Retirees

ACC celebrates the following retiree. Retirees are recognized at Board of Trustees meetings for their years of service to the college.

Melanie D. Edwards, Senior Systems Administrator, 26.5 years of service, Information Technology Department


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