Faculty and Staff Life 

  • LiveHealth Online App – LiveHealth Online is available for all UK health insurance plan members through Anthem. This service allows you to connect with a medical professional online. UK has recently taken the extra step to register all employees. The information is linked to the UK and CAFE coronavirus sites. Download the LiveHealth Online app for easy access.
  • Tips on Telework – Think creatively and remain flexible to continue our important work. Ideas for remote work include: drafting manuals, updating sops, writing business continuity plans, and getting caught up on some web-based professional development. Remember that hourly employees should continue to record hours worked. The myUK app allows for easy access. Stay connected by checking the CAFE coronavirus site. Remain mindful of your own well-being, check on each other and stay connected to your team.
  • TDL Conversion – During the month of April, eligible staff will have the option to convert temporary disability leave to vacation leave. Please click here to access the policy. To request conversion, log into Employee Self Service, click the Create Leave Request link, and then select the TDL to Vacation Conversion link. For additional instructions click here.
  • Fidelity Retirement Consultations – Fidelity is offering phone appointments. Visit getguidancefidelity.com to schedule an appointment. Register here.
  • Benefits Open Enrollment – Please take this opportunity to match your benefits package to your needs. Click here for more information.
  • Work Anywhere Remote Working Tools
  • College COVID-19 Resource Hub
  • College Event Status website

Upcoming Events

  • May 8 – CAFE Resources Lunch & Learn - Stress Less with Mindfulness, online, 12-1 p.m. Join us to learn how to manage stress through various techniques including meditation. Please RSVP to Christine Fensin at Christine.fensin@uky.edu, to let us know if you will be attending this Zoom presentation. See website here.
  • May 14 – Cultivating Inclusion Series: Lighting Talks about DE&I Resources, online, 12-1 p.m. Join us for our last session of the Cultivating Inclusion Series. This session will highlight innovative programmatic efforts happening within the Cooperative Extension Service in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Jeff Young will also share a short talk involving Urban Extension programming and opportunities. Register here.

Recurring Events

  • “From the Woods Today” – Wednesdays, 11 a.m. EDT. “From the Woods Today” is a weekly internet show co-hosted by Renee Williams and Billy Thomas with UK Forestry and Natural Resources Extension. The show airs live on Wednesdays. Links to live shows are posted on www.fromthewoodstoday.com just prior to the show. Join us live or watch recorded shows below.


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