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Explore the valuable self-help resources to answer common questions found within our Human Resources Portal

UHR Service Center Hours

Academic Year 

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Summer/Holiday Hours 

7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Retirement Planning Resource

TIAA 1:1 retirement planning consultations are held on campus the second Tuesday and third Thursday of each month in 3680 Beardshear Hall, and the third Thursday of each month in 1127 Communications Building. Virtual meetings are also available.

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News & Announcements

Employee Flu Shot Clinic is October 3-14

Employees can get their flu shots on campus from October 3-14 at State Gym (south court). The clinic is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. No appointment or registration required.



Adventure2 Year Six Launched August 2

Year six of Adventure2, ISU's employee well-being program, went live on August 2. The program focuses on all aspects of well-being (community, mental, physical, spiritual, emotional and financial) and rewards users for completing activities that help them reach their goals. Click the link below to get started today. 



New Adoption Benefit Available

ISU employees who adopt a child can now take advantage of a new financial assistance benefit offered by the university. The program, which began on July 1 and is part of a three-year pilot approved by the state Board of Regents, reimburses eligible expenses up to $5,000 per adoption. Visit the program webpage below for additional details, including a full list of qualifying expenses.

Adoption Assistance

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