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.

Take a stand by participating in Denim Day 2021.
Wednesday, April 28.
In support of the longest-running sexual violence prevention campaign, the University community is encouraged to participate in Denim Day. Take part by wearing jeans in support of sexual assault survivors and to raise awareness about misconceptions surrounding sexual violence. Interested in sharing why Denim Day is important to you? Submit your photo and story here to be part of the University’s initiative. Learn more about the University community’s efforts to engage in Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Explore resources and treatment options for depression. 
Thursday, April 29, at 3 p.m.
Join experts from Carisk Behavioral Health for “Depression,” a webinar that will explore depressive disorders and avenues for support. Attendees will learn how to understand and identify anxiety, learn strategies to calm the body and mind, and discover how to support loved ones. Register for the webinar. Explore additional mental health resources offered by the University’s Faculty and Staff Assistance Program.

Advisory for Mac users: Install the Zoom for Outlook Add-in on your Mac computer.
By Friday, April 30.
If you currently use the Zoom for Outlook plugin for Mac, University of Miami Information Technology encourages you to install the Zoom for Outlook add-in. Find the tip sheet with instructions. Please be advised that support for Outlook’s Zoom plugin for Mac will no longer be supported starting in May. Learn more about the update. For questions or if you need technical support, contact the UMIT Service Desk at 305-284-6565 or help@miami.edu.

Learn more about financial planning. 
Multiple dates in May.
Access a number of financial planning resources offered by TIAA and Fidelity. Throughout the month of May, University faculty and staff members can register to attend a number of webinars. Tune in to a Fidelity session about identifying and prioritizing your savings goals on May 6, at noon. Reserve your spot at TIAA’s May webinars, which range from retirement planning to investing and saving for college. Find more retirement and financial seminars.

Athletics compliance: Employing student-athletes. 
Learn how to maintain a culture of compliance at the University of Miami by adhering to NCAA guidelines. Before hiring a student-athlete, there are a few NCAA regulations that must be followed to ensure their eligibility. These regulations also apply to University faculty and staff members. Learn more.