HR-A-Thon: Employee Events, Information Sessions, and more



The Inclusive Excellence Training Workshop will be held on ZOOM, on Thursday 12/7, 10-11am.


Monday, December 4 through Friday December 8, the SJU Office of Human Resources will be in Lancaster to assist employees with completing Section 2 of the Form I-9 (see "Related Articles" on the right sidebar for more information) as well as host a number of employee-focused informational sessions. We are excited to meet our new colleagues and want to ensure we do everything possible to ensure a smooth transition during this merger.

Other offices who will be offering sessions throughout the week include, but are not limited to:

  • Office of Information Technology, including the Academic Technology team
  • Office of Title IX and Equity Compliance
  • Office of Payroll
  • Office of Procurement

Please check back prior to 12/4 for more schedule updates and session locations!

Schedule & Details


Schedule of Events - Weekly View

HR-A-Thon events

Academic Tech and IT Support

All day events


Locations & Details

  • All day events:
    • Headshots for Faculty & Staff:by appointment only; please sign up for a time slot here
      • Monday, 8a-2p - Learning Commons Classroom 1050
      • Tuesday, 9a-4p - High Auditorium
    • Procurement Drop-ins: President's Suite - Monday & Wednesday, 9a-4p
    • Payroll Office Drop-ins: President's Suite - Wednesday, 9a-3p
    • SJU Merch Table: Cooper Building, by Rosa's Cafe - Monday & Tuesday, 9a-3p 
  • Athletics Info & Raffle: Outside of Rosa's Cafe/Learning Commons
    • Tuesday, 10a-12p
    • Thursday, 9a-11a
    • Come grab some SJU Athletics swag, schedule posters, and enter a raffle for two free premium seats to a future men's or women's basketball game (2 raffles)! On Thursday, 12/7, the Hawk will be in Lancaster, flapping his wings as always!
  • Benefits Enrollment Info Sessions: Zoom
    • Tuesday, 11a-12p
    • Thursday, 4p-5p
    • Meet with members of the benefits team for a quick review of SJU benefits and enrollment information followed by a Q&A.
  • Coffee & Answers: Cooper Building, Campus Life Suite
    • Tues-Thurs, 9a-10a & 2p-3p
    • Meet the Academic Technology Team and also get support from the Office of Human Resources and the Technology Service Center. You can join us in person or drop-in via Zoom and ask questions about Canvas, D2L, Zoom, or any technical or HR issues you're experiencing. Human Resources will also be collecting Form I-9 documents at these times. BYOC(offee)!
  • Coffee & Donuts w/ HR & Payroll: President's Suite
    • Monday, 9a-12p
    • Wednesday, 10a-12p
    • Come meet members of the SJU HR team and the Office of Payroll, grab some coffee & treats (or bring your own!). If you are able to bring your identification for Section 2 of the I-9, we will also be collecting these and are happy to process your form.
  • DEI Lunch & Learn: Zoom
    • Wednesday, 12p-1p
    • You can drop in via Zoom and ask questions related to DEI in an open and supportive environment. There is no set agenda.
  • HR Policy Review Q&A: Learning Commons Classroom 1620
    • Monday, 1p-2p
    • Wednesday, 3p-4p
    • Leadership from the Office of Human Resources will be available to review some policy differences and answer any questions about employee policies at SJU.
  • I-9 Drop-in Hours: President's Suite 
    • Monday 9a-12p
    • Tuesday, 3p-5p
    • Wednesday, 10a-12p
    • Thursday, 11a-1p
    • Find more information about requirements for the Form I-9 here.
  • Inclusive Excellence Training for Employees: ZOOM
    • Thursday, 10a-11a
    • Facilitated by Lexi Morrison & Dr. Janée Burkhalter, this interactive sessions will establish common vocabulary & help each of us as we work to create a more inclusive campus community.
  • IT Questions & Answers:
    • Mon-Thurs, 9a-2p
    • MONDAY: President's Suite
    • Tues-Thurs: Rosa's Cafe
    • Come meet members of the Technology Support team and get your questions answered! Feel free to drop in to say hello, ask about any of our systems or support, or troubleshoot any early issues you may be having. 
  • Title IX Office Overview 
    • Tuesday, 12p-1p,  Learning Commons Classroom 1620
    • Thursday, 12p-1p  Learning Commons Classroom 1320
    • Come meet members of the Title IX Office, discuss some of the most critical policies in higher education, and get any questions answered by the experts! 
  • Tuition Benefit Info Session: Zoom
    • Wednesday, 1p-2p
    • Meet members of the SJU Benefits team and learn about SJU's tuition benefits, including tuition remission options for SJU staff, faculty, and their spouses/dependents. (Those currently receiving tuition benefits from PA College will be communicated with individually about their benefit and program, this is a general session only.)
  • Where's Waldo? SJU Systems & Resources: Zoom 
    • Tuesday, 10a-11a
    • Friday, 11a-12p
    • This session is a quick review of a few SJU systems and sites to help you learn how and where to find answers to common employee questions. Systems and sites include Workday, TeamDynamix/Knowledge Base (this site!), and Bridge (our employee learning management system)

If you have any questions or are an SJU office who would like to participate and offer a sesion to our new colleagues, please reach out to Rachel Callahan at

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