5 things you need to know this week

By Life@TheU

5 things you need to know this week

By Life@TheU
A weekly series designed to highlight events, benefits, perks, and items of interest for University of Miami faculty and staff.

Dolphins Cancer Challenge (DCC) registration parties this week
Monday, Jan. 28–Friday, Feb. 1
This year UM is expanding its support of DCC, a family-friendly team event that provides critical philanthropic support to the University’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. With your participation, Team Hurricanes will be the largest in the University’s history. Stop by campus this week during one of several DCC registration parties and sign up to either run, walk, cycle, or even ride virtually on Saturday, April 6. Learn more about new incentives and participation details.

Free SAFE classes
Wednesday, Jan. 30
UMPD is offering the S.A.F.E. class free of charge to women in the UM community 18 years of age and older. The class will take place on Jan. 30 at 5:30 pm in Eaton Residential College, room 148 on the Coral Gables campus. S.A.F.E. is a two-hour educational awareness program designed to provide women with information that may reduce their risk of exposure to violence. For questions, contact usafe@miami.edu. Learn more.

Every body is welcome!
Thursday, Jan. 31
Curious about what’s new with WW, formerly Weight Watchers? Wondering if this is something you could commit to? Stop by Gables One Tower, room 639 (sixth floor) on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 12 p.m. during the next open house to get all your questions answered and pick up some program hacks and tips. Take advantage of promotions and discounts offered at this meeting, including a free kick-start kit for anyone joining WW by Feb. 22. For questions, contact Kris Roth at kra24@miami.edu or click here to learn how you can get reimbursed for participating in meetings at UM.

Free fun for junior Dolphins
Sunday, Feb. 24
Are you a Dolphins fan? Do your kids love getting out and playing football? The Gatorade Junior Training Camp is looking for participants for a day of fun! The camp is free and open to boys and girls ages 10 to 14 who’d love a chance to get active and spend an afternoon learning and playing with the Junior Dolphins coaches. Register now.

W-2 forms are available
Electronic W-2 forms are now available in Workday and if you elected to receive a paper copy, your documents have been mailed to the address on file. Click here for download and print instructions when accessing your electronic tax documents and for details on how you can opt-out of printed tax forms in 2019.