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.

Parking permit application reminder
Now!
Parking permit sales open to returning students beginning today. Permit sales for new students begin on Monday, July 15, 2019. If you are a Coral Gables campus employee and have not already purchased your permit, you should do so as soon as possible to ensure the best selection of available color zones. The permit application process for Gables One Tower employees will open on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 8 p.m. Please contact the Parking and Transportation Department at 305-284-3096, option 2, or parking.gables@miami.edu if you have questions and/or concerns.

An employee discount offers a fresh perspective
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UM faculty and staff members have access to a wellness discount on vision correction procedures at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Book a consultation online to discuss the requirements and eligibility. Learn more.

Save on car rentals
24/7
As part of your employee benefits, take advantage of discounted rates on car rentals for University business or personal travel. Visit the car rental discounts page to book your car or truck rental using the contact information provided on the site. For questions, contact the Department of Travel Management at 305-284-6585. Before you go, review some car rental safety tips.

Get discounts on water park fun
Available online
If you’re looking to escape the heat and cool down with the family this summer, check out nearby water parks and attractions in Florida. Find deals on tickets for adults and children by visiting TicketsatWork, a website that offers exclusive discounts and special offers for theme parks, attractions, Broadway shows, special events, hotels, concerts, and movie tickets. Snag 30 percent off tickets to Rapids Water Park in Palm Beach County. View more TicketsatWork offers in Miami.

Free NYT and WSJ access from UM Libraries
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UM students, faculty, and staff can access live web editions of both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal at any time, across any platform or mobile device. Visit the Libraries’ News and Newspapers page to find links to both New York Times Digital Edition and Wall Street Journal Online. Click each link and you’ll be prompted to create an account on each site to gain immediate access to their online content. Learn more.