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.

Review your tax withholdings and go paperless in Workday
2019 W-2 tax forms will be available in Workday by Jan. 31, 2020. It is recommended that you elect to receive only an electronic copy of your year-end tax document. This election will help safeguard your sensitive information by reducing the risk of mailing errors or lost/stolen forms and provides you earlier access to your form. Learn more.

Faculty Senate meeting
Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 3:30 p.m.
The next Senate meeting of the academic year will be held on the Coral Gables campus at the Miami Herbert Business School, McLamore Executive Education Dining Room. All University faculty members are invited to attend. View the 2019-20 meeting schedule. Learn more.

Nominate now for the Toppel awards
Deadline: Friday, Nov. 22
Presented by Toppel Career Center, the Toppel Awards recognize outstanding University of Miami students, student organizations, faculty, staff members, and employers who exemplify a commitment to the professional development of themselves and/or others. Nominate an individual or group for a 2020 Toppel Award by Friday, Nov. 22. Learn more.

Hurricanes holiday gift drive
Now through Friday, Dec. 6
You still have time to support the annual Hurricanes holiday gift drive! Organized by the Butler Center for Service and Leadership and the Division of Student Affairs, the drive supports underprivileged children and senior citizens in the Miami community over the holidays by providing them with generous donations of gifts and toys. New and unused items can be dropped off at the Butler Center for Service and Leadership in the Shalala Student Center suite 204 and the University Center Lower Lounge. If you have questions or would like to host a donation location, contact the Butler Center at leadandserve@miami.edu.

United Way campaign extension
Now through Friday, Nov. 22
More than 2,300 University of Miami employees have already made a pledge to help our friends and neighbors during the TeamUM United Way campaign this year. To best support our partners at the United Way, the University has decided to extend the TeamUM campaign until Friday, Nov. 22. Make your gift today on Workday. Learn more.