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December 2014


FYI: Highlights from the Executive Council and other news of note


good to know
  • Faculty Association and Benefit Fund closings: Both the FA and the Benefit Fund offices will be closed from December 25-26 and December 31-January 2.
  • Longevity checks: According to payroll on January 15, 2015, longevity checks will be distributed to full-time faculty employed more than 10 years by Suffolk County.
Years of FT Service Amount
10-14 $1,150
15-19 $1,650
20-24 $2,150
25-29 $2,500
30+ $3,000

  • Wintersession 2015 and spring 2015 adjunct/overload checks: According to payroll faculty who teach during the wintersession will receive one check on January 22. Here are the spring 2015 adjunct/overload pay dates:
March 5 April 30
March 19 May 14
April 2 May 28
April 16  

Faculty teaching early end classes will receive four checks from March 5 to April 16; faculty who are teaching late start classes will receive four checks from April 16 to May 28.
  • Finding your total annual dues for your taxes: For tax filing purposes here’s how to find your total amount of dues paid from January to December 2014: In Banner, click the Human Resources tab, then Pay Stub. Click the Deductions History link at the bottom of the page.
  • Prescription drug claim forms: Prescription drug claims for 2014 must be received by Daniel H. Cook by April 30, 2015. The form is available at the Benefit Fund office, Southampton 224D (Ammerman), or on our website:
  • EMHP claim forms: Faculty must submit all unpaid 2014 medical claims to Empire Blue Cross by March 31, 2015, to receive reimbursement for covered out-ofpocket expenses. Forms are on the EMHP website:
  • February faculty development workshops: Three faculty development workshops will be held next spring (all during common hour):

    • February 4 at Ammerman: Old Field Room, Babylon Student Center
    • February 11 at Eastern: Corchaug 18
    • February 18 at Grant: Sagtikos 221