We invite you join us for workshops, events and individual counseling sessions regarding retirement programs offered to OSU employees on the following topics:

Benefits Enrollment

Flu SHOT Clinics for Faculty and Staff

One-on-One Financial Counseling Sessions

Workshops

  

2019 Flu Shot Clinics for faculty and staff

The Office of Human Resources in partnership with Fred Meyer Pharmacies will be offering flu shot clinics for faculty, staff and their dependents age 7 or above.

  • Dates/Location:
    • Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Location - Memorial Union Ballroom
    • Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Location - Memorial Union Ballroom

On the day of the clinic:

  • Bring your insurance card and photo ID (for billing).
  • Wear short sleeves.
  • Plan on staying for five minutes after receiving the vaccination.
  • If paying at the time of service, payment by cash (with exact change) or check will be the only methods of payment accepted.

Cost of vaccination:

  • Fred Meyer Pharmacies will bill your insurance plans. 
    • PEBB Statewide (Providence), Providence Choice and Moda plans will cover the cost of the flu vaccinations.
    • Employees with Kaiser insurance: Must pay at the time of vaccination. Kaiser confirmed that the vaccination will not be covered if received at the OSU Flu Shot Clinic. Please contact Kaiser directly to determine where you may receive your flu vaccination. If you would like to get your vaccination at the OSU Flu Shot Clinic, you will need to pay at the time of the vaccination. The cost is $25 for the Quadrivalant vaccine and $48 for the Flublok vaccine. Payment by cash (with exact change) or check will be the only methods of payment accepted.
      • Kaiser Permanente is offering no-cost flu shots to members at their facilities. Many Kaiser Permanente locations offer walk-in vaccinations - so there’s no appointment necessary. Just pop by before or after work, or on your lunch hour. Some flu shot clinics will even be open evenings and weekends. You can also get your shot at your next doctor appointment. To get information on the flu shot clinic nearest you, check online or call 1-800-813-2000. 
    • Employees with other insurance coverage (e.g., another employer plan or OHP):
      • Fred Meyer Pharmacies will bill that insurance company.
      • Please verify with your insurance provider if the flu vaccination is covered. You are responsible for payment if your insurance does not cover the vaccination.
      • Samaritan Choice Insurance - if you have Samaritan Choice Insurance, you will need to pay at the time of vaccination (the vaccination will not be covered if received at the OSU Flu Shot Clinic).
      • Oregon Health Plan - The vaccination is covered, Fred Meyer Pharmacies will bill the Oregon Health Plan.
  • If you are paying at time of the clinic, the cost is $25 for the Quadrivalant vaccine and $48 for the Flublok vaccine. Payment by cash (with exact change) or check will be the only methods of payment accepted.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Will the “egg free” vaccine be available at the OSU Flu Shot Clinic for individuals that have allergies to eggs?
    • Yes, the egg free vaccine will be available this year. It is called Flublok. PacificSource, Providence and Moda have confirmed that they will cover this vaccine. Please verify with your insurance regarding coverage if you have other insurance plans.
  • Will the “high dose” vaccine for ages 65+ be available at the OSU Flu Shot Clinics?
    • No, this vaccine will not be available. Please visit your local pharmacy or doctor’s office to receive this vaccination.
  • Can my dependents (spouse/partner/children) get their flu shots at the OSU Flu Shot Clinic?
    • Yes, dependents may attend the OSU Flu Shot Clinics. Children must be age 7 and older to receive the flu vaccination at these clinics.
  • Can Graduate Assistants, Postdoctorial Scholars and undergraduate student employees come to the Faculty/Staff Flu Clinics?
    • Yes. Please bring your insurance card with you. PacificSource will cover the vaccination received at these clinics. You can also go to Student Health Services or attend one of the Flu Shot Clinics for students to receive the vaccination.
  • I have Kaiser Insurance, can I get my flu vaccination at the OSU Flu Shot Clinic?
    • Kaiser will not cover the cost of the vaccination if you receive it at the OSU Flu Shot Clinic. Please contact Kaiser directly to determine where you may receive your flu vaccination. If you would like to get your vaccination at the OSU Flu Shot Clinic, you will need to pay at the time of the vaccination. The cost is $25 for the Quadrivalant vaccine and $48 for the Flublok vaccine. Payment by cash (with exact change) or check will be the only methods of payment accepted).  Thank you for reviewing the information.
  • I am an Emeritus Faculty member, may I get my flu shot at the OSU Flu Shot Clinic? May my spouse/partner receive their vaccination at the clinic?
    • Yes, you both may get your flu vaccination at the OSU Flu Shot Clinic. Please bring your insurance card with you to the clinic. If paying at the time of the clinic, the cost is $25 for the Quadrivalant vaccine and $48 for the Flublok vaccine. Payment by cash (with exact change) or check will be the only methods of payment accepted).
  • I am a retired faculty or staff member, may I get my flu short at the OSU Flu Shot Clinic? May my spouse/partner receive their vaccination at the clinic?
    • Yes, you both may get your flu vaccination at the OSU Flu Shot Clinic. Please bring your insurance card with you to the clinic. If paying at the time of the clinic, the cost is $25 for the Quadrivalant vaccine and $48 for the Flublok vaccine. Payment by cash (with exact change) or check will be the only methods of payment accepted).

Fidelity

Fidelity offers complimentary confidential consultations and workshops that can help you find the answers to your most important retirement questions; does my retirement portfolio have the right mix of investments, am I saving enough to retire when and how I want, or will I have enough money to last throughout my retirement?

Make an appointment online on the Fidelity website.

One-on-One Counseling Session
Date Time Location
Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (1 hour appointments) 236 Kerr Administration Building - OHR Meeting Room A
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (1 hour appointments) University Plaza Building - CR 255
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (1 hour appointments) 236 Kerr Administration Building - OHR Meeting Room A
Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (1 hour appointments) 236 Kerr Administration Building - OHR Meeting Room A
Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (1 hour appointments) 236 Kerr Administration Building - OHR Meeting Room A
Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (1 hour appointments) 236 Kerr Administration Building - OHR Meeting Room A

 

TIAA

TIAA offers complimentary confidential consultations and workshops that can help you find the answers to your most important retirement questions; does my retirement portfolio have the right mix of investments, am I saving enough to retire when and how I want, or will I have enough money to last throughout my retirement?  

To make an appointment, call 800-732-8353 or schedule online.

One-on-One Counseling Session
Date Time Location
Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (1 hour appointments) 236 Kerr Administration Building - OHR Meeting Room A
Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (1 hour appointments) 236 Kerr Administration Building - OHR Meeting Room A
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (1 hour appointments) 236 Kerr Administration Building - OHR Meeting Room A
Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (1 hour appointments) 236 Kerr Administration Building - OHR Meeting Room A
Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (1 hour appointments) 236 Kerr Administration Building - OHR Meeting Room A
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (1 hour appointments) 236 Kerr Administration Building - OHR Meeting Room A

Medicare workshops

Registration is not required. Seating is on a first-come basis (capacity is 49).

Medicare workshops Presented by SHIBA (Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance)
Date Workshop Time Location

Oct 1, 2019

Medicare Basics - Part A, B, C.  Understanding the basics of Medicare and Medicare Advantage and Supplemental Plans (including how Medicare works with the PERS Medicare Plans)

(Held during Open Enrollment Benefits Fair each October)

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. MU 208

PERS Health Insurance for PERS retirees

Date Workshop Time Location

Fall/Spring/Summer

Throughout the State

PERS Health offers Workshops to review the PERS Health Insurance Plans for PERS retirees. For additional information: PHIP Summer/Fall Meeting Schedule or visit the PERS Health Insurance website at: www.pershealth.com    

Oregon Savings Growth Plan (OSGP)

Complimentary confidential consultations

The Oregon Savings Growth Plan (OSGP) is a deferred compensation account that is managed for you by the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and contributions can be made on either a pre-tax or post-tax Roth basis. OSGP offers complimentary confidential consultations. OSGP will be on the Corvallis campus at OSU on Nov. 13 and Nov. 14, 2019. Appointments are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in OHR Meeting Room A, located next to 236 Kerr Administration Building. Please email Phillip Carbajal to schedule an appointment time.

Financial workshops

For workshops at other locations throughout Oregon, visit the Oregon Savings Growth Plan (PERS) website. 

 
Date             Subject Time Location
       
Wednesday, Nov. 13 and Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 OSGP complimentary confidential consultations Appointments times are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please email Phillip Carbajal to schedule an appointment time 236 Kerr Administration Building - OHR Meeting Room A

Financial workshops

Workshops will cover topics on various ways to save for retirement, creating an income in retirement and how to protect your assets through retirement.

Online workshops are provided by Fidelity and TIAA. These workshops are for employees new to investing and/or saving for retirement.  

Date           Subject Time Location Registration information
Online workshops

Fidelity offers several general saving and investing workshops online. You do not need to be investing with Fidelity. Employees that invest with Fidelity can access additional workshops by logging into your account. To view workshops and other tools & calculators, visit Fidelity's website.

TIAA offers several general saving and investing workshops online. You do not need to be investing with TIAA. Employees that invest with TIAA can access additional workshops by logging into your account. To view workshops and other tools and Calculators, visit TIAA's website.

 

Online

 
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 PERS Expo 2019 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Doors open at 9:30 a.m.) Salem Convention Center, Salem, Oregon Registration is now open for this popular event and spots fill up fast. There are workshops and resources tailored for everyone, from the newest employee, to someone ready to retire. Find out more details and register online.
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 PERS Retirement Readiness – For Tier 1 and Tier 2 Employees within 3 years of Retirement  2:30 to 4:30 p.m. MU Room 208 and online Zoom remote session View details for this workshop and all other workshops open for registration. Then follow the instructions on this webpage to complete your registration.
Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 PERS - All about OPSRP  9 to 11 a.m. MU Room 208 and online Zoom remote session View details for this workshop and all other workshops open for registration. Then follow the instructions on this webpage to complete your registration.
Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 Introduction to Retirement PERS Tier 1 and Tier 2 1 to 3 p.m. MU Room 208 and online Zoom remote session View details for this workshop and all other workshops open for registration. Then follow the instructions on this webpage to complete your registration.

Description of workshops and presentations

  • All About OPSRP Workshop for PERS OPSRP members at any point in their career - PERS OPSRP (Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan) members are those that were hired on or after Aug. 29, 2003 and selected the PERS OPSRP pension program. Topics covered include OPSRP membership details and benefits, retirement eligibility, OPSRP benefit estimate, retirement processes, the Individual Account Program and member resources.
  • Retirement Readiness for PERS Tier 1 & Tier 2 members - This is for members retiring within three years. Topics to be covered are Individual Account Program, retirement eligibility, calculating the retirement benefit, review of benefit estimate, retirement option choices, variable account after retirement, work after retirement limitations, health insurance, cost-of-living adjustments, taxes and review of retirement application forms.
  • Introduction to PERS Retirement for PERS Tier 1 & Tier 2 members - This is for members planning to retire in more than three years. Topics covered include Individual Account Program, regular and variable accounts, retirement benefit information and work after retirement limitations.
  • PERS workshops at other locations - For more information or to register for other dates and locations held throughout the state of Oregon, check out the PERS website.

Health & Wellness 

Workshops  
Date            
  • Subjects
Time     Location Registration information
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019

Working in a Changing Environment Coping with Change and Transition

9 to 10 a.m. MU Multipurpose Room (room 13) View details for this workshop and all other workshops open for registration. Then follow the instructions on this webpage to complete your registration.
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 Working in a Changing Environment Coping with Change and Transition 9 to 10 a.m. Online Zoom remote session View details for this workshop and all other workshops open for registration. Then follow the instructions on this webpage to complete your registration.