Important Message

Schedule Changes: Course dates and times are subject to change. Please check the Training & Development Registration System for the most current information.

Cancellation:

For courses with registration fees: If you are unable to attend a course for which you have registered, you must cancel your registration at least 5 business days (1 calendar week) prior to the class. If you do not cancel in this timeframe, you will be charged for the course and provided a credit to attend the course before the end of the fiscal year in which you registered.

Classes may also be canceled due to low enrollment, defined as fewer than 10 registrants for courses with a registration fee and 5 registrants for all other classes. Course registration is examined one (1) week prior to class; a cancellation determination is made on a case by case basis based on enrollment. You will receive a cancellation notice by email.

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Aug
13
Sat
GRE Test Prep @ GSU Downtown Campus Petit Science Center | Room 124
Aug 13 @ 9:30 am – Oct 1 @ 1:30 pm

Gain a great score on the GRE exam by learning about the most current material covered on the exam. Each participant receives the acclaimed and completely revised workbook written by Dr. Cohen, Doing Your Best on the GRE. The class and workbook combine to help you achieve understanding of the design of the exam and how to use this information to your advantage. The series of eight weekly classes is lively, engaging, and highly effective. First, you are given a diagnostic exam which quickly pinpoints your strong and weak areas. Then you are provided a list of resources for targeted help.

Meet on Saturdays

Sep
29
Thu
TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Sessions at Georgia State University @ Human Resources Office, Suite 330
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

A detailed evaluation tells you everything you need to know and do. Our individual counseling session will help you answer these questions:

  • Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
  • Can you better balance your spending priorities to help you save more for your financial goals?
  • What investment mix and strategy is best for you to increase your portfolio’s potential, including protecting against cost-of-living increases?
  • What retirement income options best fit your situation?

This Individual Counseling Session will help you simplify your retirement by:

  • Consolidating your retirement accounts to make managing your holdings easier, particularly when it comes to tax preparation
  • Reviewing your retirement income options to provide you with the most flexibility possible

Space is limited, please RSVP as soon as you can.  Call Paul Cimino at 770-512-3511 or email at pcimino@tiaa-cref.org.  866-843-5640 Monday through Friday from 9am to 8pm (ET).

Sep
30
Fri
TRS New Member Workshop For Employees with 0- 9 years of service @ Aderhold Learning Center
Sep 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Benefits Department will be host several TRS New Member Workshops this semester for employees that want to learn the basics about TRS membership. As you begin your career in the University System, it is important to plan early for your retirement and stay abreast of new information and legislation that may affect your retirement benefit. This workshop will provide you with an introduction to concepts for TRS will help you prepare for your retirement.  Workshops will be offered at the Main Campus, Clarkston, and Dunwoody locations.  Registration is required and seating is limited for each workshop.  Please click on the icons below to register for the workshop at the location that you will attend.

TRS New Member Workshop

For Employees with  0- 9 years of service 

Topics discussed during this workshop include: 

  • Understanding a defined benefit plan
  • The four W’s of TRS (Who we are, What we do, When are milestones, Why this benefit is so important)
  • Payroll contributions: employee and employer’s
  • The importance of being vested
  • Service credit: the different types, how/when/why to purchase
  • Survivor benefits
  • Disability
  • Withdrawing your account
  • Resources to help you be successful

Friday, September 30, 2016

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Main Campus
Aderhold Learning Center
60 Luckie Street, Room 24

Seating is limited to 150 people for this workshop.  To register to attend this workshop please click below: 

Eventbrite - TRS New Member Workshop - For Employees with 0-9 years of service

TRS Mid-Career Workshop For Employees with 10-24 years of service @ Main Campus, Aderhold Learning Center, Room 24
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

The Benefits Department will be host several TRS Mid-Career Workshops this semester for employees that want to learn the basics about TRS membership.

As you continue your career in the University System, it is important to revisit your retirement plan and stay abreast of new information and legislation that may affect your retirement benefits. This workshop will provide you with an overview about the services TRS offers, along with an update on what’s going on in the retirement arena-both at TRS and in the state legislature.

Workshops will be offered at the Main Campus, Clarkston, and Dunwoody locations.  Registration is required and seating is limited for each workshop.  Please click on the icons below to register for the workshop at the location that you will attend.

TRS Mid-Career Workshop

For Employees  with 10-24 years of service

 Topics discussed during this workshop include:

  • An overview of TRS services and retirement plans
  • Financial overview of TRS
  • Vesting
  • Withdrawing your TRS service
  • The difference between being an active vs. inactive member
  • Creditable service, including sick leave
  • Death in service
  • Calculating your benefit
  • Resources to help you be successful

Friday, September 30, 2016
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Main Campus
Aderhold Learning Center
60 Luckie Street, Room 24

Seating is limited to 150 people for this workshop.  To register to attend this workshop please click below:

Eventbrite - TRS Mid-Career Workshop - For Employees with 10-24 years of service

Oct
4
Tue
TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Sessions at Georgia State University @ Human Resources Office, Suite 330
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

A detailed evaluation tells you everything you need to know and do. Our individual counseling session will help you answer these questions:

  • Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
  • Can you better balance your spending priorities to help you save more for your financial goals?
  • What investment mix and strategy is best for you to increase your portfolio’s potential, including protecting against cost-of-living increases?
  • What retirement income options best fit your situation?

This Individual Counseling Session will help you simplify your retirement by:

  • Consolidating your retirement accounts to make managing your holdings easier, particularly when it comes to tax preparation
  • Reviewing your retirement income options to provide you with the most flexibility possible

Space is limited, please RSVP as soon as you can.  Call Paul Cimino at 770-512-3511 or email at pcimino@tiaa-cref.org.  866-843-5640 Monday through Friday from 9am to 8pm (ET).

Oct
5
Wed
Appointment with VALIC Financial Advisor @ 1 park place, 3rd floor
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

We’ll help you prepare a financial plan for your family, ad we’ll make sure that you understand how each part of your plan becomes an integral component of your financial strategy.  We can help you with:

  • Financial planning
  • Mutual funds
  • Brokerage services
  • Annuities
  • Insurance
  • IRAs
  • Saving for college expense

Please click here below to register.

 

Oct
6
Thu
First Thursdays Health Screenings @ Wellness Center
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
First Thursdays Health Screenings @ Wellness Center | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

First Thursdays Health Screenings – Come out and get healthy every first Thursday! Health screenings available- blood pressure, blood glucose, BMI testing, and more.

For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Oct
10
Mon
Fidelity Appointments with Larry Logan @ Benefits Office
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Meet a Planning and Guidance Consultant or Attend a Workshop As a valued employee of a not-for-profit organization, Fidelity invites you to take advantage of complimentary one-on-one Appointments and attend educational workshops covering a range of retirement and Financial topics. Does my portfolio have the right mix of investment? Am I saving enough to retire when and how I want? Will I have enough money to last throughout my retirement? To register for an appointment, go to www.fidelity.com/reserve

Oct
11
Tue
Total Rewards Orientation @ Urban Life Building, 2nd Floor, Room 230
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Welcome to Georgia State University! As you begin your career at Georgia State, we are delighted to share with you some important information to assist you in the selection of your benefits.

This seminar will provide detailed information on your medical, dental and vision benefits. We will also discuss your life insurance options, flexible spending and health saving account information and other voluntary benefits. Mandatory retirement options will be discussed (exempt employees will have 60 days to select this benefit) in detail. At the end of the session you will have the opportunity to immediately enroll for your benefits on line.

Please choose a date convenient for you within your 30 day eligibility. Benefits are effective the first of the month after enrollment in ADP, unless hired and enrolled for benefits on the first of the month.

If you have any questions after reviewing the benefits information, feel free to contact our office at404-413-3330.

Eventbrite - Total Rewards Orientation

Appointment with VALIC Financial Advisor @ 1 park place, 3rd floor
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

We’ll help you prepare a financial plan for your family, ad we’ll make sure that you understand how each part of your plan becomes an integral component of your financial strategy.  We can help you with:

  • Financial planning
  • Mutual funds
  • Brokerage services
  • Annuities
  • Insurance
  • IRAs
  • Saving for college expense

Please click here below to register.