Celebrate Red Day and honor Dr. Kleniewski Friday, September 1, 2017

Join the campus community in celebrating Red Day, the anniversary of SUNY Oneonta’s founding, Friday, September 1, 2017!
There will be activities taking place on the quad from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., including a “birthday” cake cutting with Red, the Dragon and President Kleniewski at 11:50 a.m.

At 12:30 p.m. the Alumni Association will host a luncheon in honor of Dr. Kleniewski in the Otsego Grille, Morris Hall. This year’s event will honor Dr. Kleniewski as she begins her last year at SUNY Oneonta. You are cordially invited to join us to recognize Dr. Kleniewski for her service over the past decade. Tickets to the Red Day luncheon are $10. Further details and tickets for lunch are available at http://www.oneontaalumni.com/redday17.
Please join us, and be sure to wear red!

2017-2018 Holiday Information for Professional Employees

The following is information on Holidays for the 2017/2018 academic year for CSEA, PEF, PBANYS, NYSCOPBA, M/C, and UUP Professional employees. If you have any questions, please stop by our office or call us at x2509.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2017 – LABOR DAYThis is an official state holiday. The College will be closed with the exception of those employees required to maintain essential services.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2017 – COLUMBUS DAY

This is an official state holiday. The College will be closed with the exception of those employees required to maintain essential services.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017 – ELECTION DAY

For CSEA, PEF, and M/C employees this has been designated as a floating holiday. CSEA, PEF and M/C classified employees will have a floating holiday added to their timesheets. For M/C professional employees a floating holiday will be added to their November accruals. For UUP Professional, PBANYS and NYSCOPBA employees, this is a regular state holiday and since classes are in session, supervisory discretion should be used to determine which employees are required to work to conduct business.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2017 – VETERAN’S DAY

This is an official state holiday. As this holiday falls on a Saturday, CSEA, PEF, and M/C classified employees will have a holiday compensation day added to their timesheets. UUP and M/C professional employees will have a worked holiday added to their November accruals. For PBANYS and NYSCOPBA employees, this is a regular state holiday.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2017 – THANKSGIVING DAY

This is an official state holiday. The College will be closed with the exception of those employees required to maintain essential services.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2017 – DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING

The College has adopted a policy encouraging liberal leave on this day. For UUP Professional employees, the President has designated a floating holiday (Lincoln’s Birthday – February 13, 2017) to be used in exchange for this day off. All other employees are encouraged to take the day off and charge appropriate accruals (vacation, personal, holiday, or compensatory). If an employee wishes to work, they should speak with their supervisor, who will in turn contact Human Resources to determine a work location.

 MONDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2017 – CHRISTMAS DAY

This is an official state holiday. The College will be closed with the exception of those employees required to maintain essential services.

MONDAY, JANUARY 1, 2018 – NEW YEAR’S DAY

This is an official state holiday. The College will be closed with the exception of those employees required to maintain essential services.

MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018 – MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY

This is an official state holiday. New student orientation will be taking place; therefore, supervisory discretion should be used to determine which employees may be required to work to conduct necessary business.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2018 – LINCOLN’S BIRTHDAY

For CSEA, PEF, and M/C employees this is a floating holiday. CSEA, PEF and M/C classified employees will have a floating holiday added to their timesheets. For M/C professional employees a floating holiday will be added to their February accruals. For PBANYS and NYSCOPBA employees, this is a regular state holiday. For UUP Professional employees, this floating holiday has been designated by the President to be used as the day after Thanksgiving, November 23, 2018. As classes are in session, supervisory discretion should be used to determine which employees are required to work to conduct business.

 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2018 – WASHINGTON’S BIRTHDAY (OBSERVED)

 This is an official state holiday. Classes will be in session; therefore, supervisory discretion should be used to determine which employees may be required to work to conduct necessary business.

MONDAY, MAY 28, 2018 – MEMORIAL DAY

This is an official state holiday. The College will be closed with the exception of those employees required to maintain essential services.

Welcome back from the SUNY Oneonta Payroll Office

We hope you enjoyed your summer! With the Fall semester upon us, please make sure your records are up to date with the Payroll Office.

For our part-timers who will be returning:

· Do you need to update your mailing address with us?
· If you don’t already have direct deposit, would you like to sign up?
· Do you typically work off campus and need your checks mailed?

For our Department Chairs and their administrative staff:

· Have you reviewed our Paycheck Distribution Policy as of lately?
· Does your department need to update their designated individual for receiving checks/stubs?

For those of you who employ students on campus:

· Have you filled out the Student Employment Appointment Form?
· Have you reviewed our handy Student Payroll Manual?
· Are you familiar with SUNY’s Student Assistant Employment Policy?

If any of the above applies, please download and return the necessary forms as soon as possible. Please note – if direct deposit forms and permission to mail forms are not received a live check will be cut and distributed to your Campus Department on pay day. An updated schedule of our payroll periods and respective pay dates can be found here. If you need anything else please visit our website or call ext. 2504!

Red Closet Thrift Shop Seeks Volunteers

The Red Closet Thrift Shop is seeking volunteers for the Fall semester. Located in the basement of Netzer, the Red Closet is open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. beginning Sept. 6th and is open when classes are in session. All proceeds from the thrift shop goes towards a Sustainability Scholarship for a SUNY Oneonta student. To be a volunteer is simple, fun and rewarding. Whether you sign up for a shift once a week, once a month or occasionally, you will make a difference! If you are interested or have questions, please contact laura.emmett@oneonta.edu or x 3114.

New York City Bus Trip to the 2017 Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Please join us on a bus trip to NYC to see the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. The trip is on Saturday, November 11. The cost is $121.00 per person and includes bus transportation and ticket to the show. The show will be at 11:00 am and you will have free time in the afternoon. The bus will depart from SUNY Oneonta at 6:00 am and depart NYC at 6:00 pm. If you are interested, please contact Kelly Spettel for reservations by September 30 – Kelly.Spettel@oneonta.edu or 436-3488.

THIS TRIP IS OPEN TO ALL FACULTY, STAFF, AND STUDENTS. The trip is sponsored by CSEA Local 635.