Oct. 17 - Oct. 25
Friday, Oct. 24 | 6:30 pm | Office of Alumni Relations
Saturday, Oct. 25 | 4:30 pm | Office of Alumni Relations
Sunday, Oct. 26 | 11:30 am - 2 pm | Office of Alumni Relations
Friday, Oct. 17 - Wednesday, Oct. 15, 9:30 pm | Baruch Performing Arts Center
Sunday, Oct. 19, 5:30 pm | Baruch Performing Arts Center
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 5:45 pm | Weissman School of Arts and Sciences
Wednesdays, Noon - 1 pm | Baruch Performing Arts Center
Listen to The BPAC Hour on www.wbmbradio.com to learn about performances and hear great music and conversation with local artists.
Monday, Oct. 20, 5 pm | Office of Human Resources
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 6:15 pm | Zicklin School of Business
Thursday, Oct. 23, 5:30 - 7 pm | Office of Human Resources
Thursday, Oct. 23, 8:00 am - 5 pm | Zicklin School of Business
To: All Users of Baruch’s Staples On-line Ordering System
From: David Garlock, director of purchasing
In order to provide more efficient service to all departments using the Staples On-line ordering system for expendable office supplies, we are modifying our existing guidelines, as follows:
1. Restrict ordering of supplies to once a month, whenever possible.
By streamlining the ordering process, you will enable Staples, Purchasing, and Accounts Payable to provide speedier and more effective service to the College.
When non-routine or exceptional circumstances occur please contact Purchasing at
To: Full-time Benefit Eligible Employees and Benefit Eligible College Assistants
From: Donna Katz, SPHR DK, Associate Director of Human Resources
Date: October 3, 2008
I write to inform you about the open enrollment/transfer period for the benefit programs listed below. Please pay close attention to the dates.
Benefit Plan Open Enrollment/Transfer Period
Health Plans November 3- November 28
Flexible Spending Accounts September 22- November 14
Benefits Buy-Out Waiver September 22- November 14
Delta Dental October 31- December 1
During the transfer period for health plans, you may:
Health benefit information and applications are available in the Office of Human Resources (OHR) at 135 East 22 Street Room 200. Information on health plans can also be found at www.nyc.gov/html/olr/html/health/prog_info.shtml. The rate sheet can be found at www.nyc.gov/html/olr/downloads/pdf/healthb/emp_rates.pdf. Health benefits applications can be found at www.nyc.gov/html/olr/downloads/pdf/healthb/erbapp.pdf. The completed application, along with marriage and birth certificates for dependent children (if applicable), must be returned to OHR. Please make sure that you select a primary care physician for each family member for all plans except GHI/CBP.
Changes to your health plan will become effective January 15, 2009 (reflected in the following paycheck). Review your pay stub at that time to make certain the changes you elect are reflected.
Please keep in mind that rate changes may occur during the year in some health plans.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Flexible spending accounts give you the opportunity to put aside money on a pre-tax basis for the Dependent Care Assistance Program (DeCAP) and the Health Care Flexible Spending Account (HCFSA).
DeCAP provides you the opportunity to use tax-free dollars to pay for expenses to care for your
dependents, so that you and your spouse may work. HCFSA helps you pay for health-related expenses
unreimbursed by your health, dental or vision care insurance. Over the counter drugs are also included.
Information and application forms are available in OHR.
You can also download the brochure at and the enrollment application at
Employees currently enrolled in these plans will receive enrollment materials from the City of New York’s
Pre-Tax Benefits Office. Each year you must re-enroll directly with the City of New York. Enrollment
applications must be returned directly to the City Of New York at the address at the top of the form.
Deductions will be reflected in the January 29, 2009 paycheck. Review your pay stub at that time to make
Health Benefits Buy-Out Waiver Program
The Health Benefits Buy-Out Waiver Program allows employees to waive their health benefits if they have
non-City health coverage through another source. A cash incentive of $500 for individual and $1000 for
family coverage, per calendar year is paid in your regular paycheck. The incentive is paid in two
installments. The first installment covers January 1-June 30, and is typically paid in July. The second
Application forms are available in OHR. You can also download the two applications, the health benefits application and the buy out waiver form at www.nyc.gov/html/olr/downloads/pdf/healthb/erbapp.pdf and www.nyc.gov/html/olr/downloads/pdf/fsa/2009_MSCfrm.pdf.
The two completed applications, along with proof of insurance coverage and marriage and birth certificates for dependent children, if applicable, must be returned to OHR.
Delta Dental -PSC/CUNY Covered Employees Only
Application forms to enroll and opt out are available in OHR. Full-time, tax-levy employees, based on their employment status, are eligible for the above plans. College Assistants are eligible for the above plans if they have an appointment of at least six months and have worked for the College for at least 90 days, with at least 40 hours per payroll. These criteria must be maintained in order to remain eligible.
If you require additional information, please contact OHR at (646) 660-6590 or e-mail
The College's policy prohibits smoking within 20 feet of a building door, window, or air intake. Smoking is limited to outdoor designated smoking areas. These areas will be identified with signage. All other areas outside of Baruch buildings are smoke free zones. The smoking areas are located between Third Avenue and Lexington Avenue in the following three spots:
Visit www.baruch.cuny.edu/politics08 to find out about events on campus this political season.