HR Events


Open Enrollment for 2020 Benefits!
November 2 - November 19, 2019

Annual benefits enrollment for the 2020 calendar year for University of North Carolina System institutions will begin Saturday, Nov. 2 and end Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019.

Please note this enrollment period is shorter than in previous years, lasting only 18 days. This is the period set aside to make benefits selections. The State Health Plan will not grant an extension to enroll or reenroll in benefits after the annual benefits enrollment period ends.

Visit the Open Enrollment webpage for more information. A new on-demand webinar  highlights key information employees need to know before completing their 2020 enrollment.

Schedule A Consultation With A Financial Consultant

If you are currently enrolled in or are considering electing a supplemental retirement plan, a financial consultant from Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) and Fidelity Investments will be onsite for consultations.  Take advantage of this one-on-one investment advice and guidance on the plans' investment options. And best of all, this service is available at no additional cost to you.  Campus visits are scheduled as follows:


Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Phillips Hall, Conference Room 114

One-on-one sessions are available between the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Click here to RSVP



Monday, November 11, 2019

Phillips Hall Conference Room, 114

One-on-one sessions are available between the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Click here to RSVP

or call 800-732-8353, weekdays, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (EST).


Captrust Financial Advisors

CAPTRUST Financial Advisors, the independent advisory firm that works on the UNC Retirement Programs, will be visiting UNC Asheville conducting individual advisory sessions as follows:

• Dates: October 17th and November 21st   
• Location: Phillips Hall, Asheville, NC
• Conference Room: Room 114
Topics covered in the forty-five-minute individual advisory sessions include, but are not limited to the following:

• Retirement and general financial planning • Investment education and advice

You also will have an opportunity to create a Retirement Blueprint, CAPTRUST’s interactive retirement readiness tool. To learn more about the Blueprint you can view a short, informative video by clicking here.

These one-on-one sessions are offered to you solely as a benefit; be assured that CAPTRUST's role is not to sell you anything, but purely to help you make sound investment decisions.

Click here to schedule an appointment

Tuition Waiver Deadlines

The Tuition Waiver Program provides an opportunity for full-time faculty and staff to have tuition waived for up to 3 courses taken at any of the constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina system.* For courses taken at UNC Asheville, both tuition and most fees are waived. Click here to access the tuition waiver instructions and the application form.

Application deadline:

  • Friday, January 17, 2020 for spring classes

Tuition Waiver Applications should be submitted to the Office of Human Resources, Phillips Hall 217, or sent via campus mail to Human Resources, CPO 1450.

*Note:  Employees must meet the requirement for admission to the university and be duly admitted by the Office of Admissions to participate in the tuition waiver program.