NYSUT Student Debt Clinics

Dear Colleagues, This is a friendly reminder that NYSUT is continuing to offer Student Debt Clinics to our members.  Below are the clinics that are currently open for registration: Tuesday, February 9, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.Thursday, February 25, 6:00-7:30 p.m.Tuesday, March 9, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.Thursday, March 18, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.Tuesday, April 13, 4:30 […]

Advocacy Statewide News

UUP 2021 State and Federal Legislative Agendas

Dear Colleagues, As part of the most recent Delegate Assembly, the following State and Federal Legislative Agendas were released. Please find attached UUP’s 2021 State and Federal Legislative Agenda documents. We hope you will join us in advocating for the future of our campuses, our communities, and our state. If you wish to become active, […]


New UUP/NYS Benefit – NYS/UUP Certification and Licensure Exam Fee Reimbursement (NYS/UUP CLEFR) Program

Dear Colleagues, Please see the attached flyer announcing the introduction of the new UUP/NYS Benefit: NYS/UUP Certification and Licensure Exam Fee Reimbursement (NYS/UUP CLEFR) Program o    Reimbursement for job-related and career related exam fees for first time certification, licensure, or designation. o    Maximum reimbursement is $1,000 per program year. o    First program year will cover exams beginning between Jan. 1, […]

Webinar Workshop

VOYA Workshop – Lessons From the Game

Dear Colleagues,  Please see the following opportunity from VOYA: Friday February 5th  12:00 – Lessons from The Game:  A do-it now Game Plan to get your Financial Life back on track. Please email to register and get your ZOOM ID Are You Neglecting The Offensive, Defense & Special Teams of Your Financial Life, if so… Isn’t it time […]


Reminder: UUP Individual Development Awards – Deadline January 25th

Greetings, The Governor’s Office of Employee Relations (GOER) and United University Professions (UUP) are pleased to announce the availability of the Individual Development Awards (IDA) provided for and funded under the UUP 2016-2022 Agreement. The purpose of the awards program is to assist eligible full-time and part-time employees in developing their full professional potential with an emphasis on […]

Financial Planning Membership

Deducting Union Dues On NYS Taxes

Dear Colleagues: As a UUP member, you may be able to deduct your UUP membership fee on your NY State Taxes.  Here is how to find the specific information that is needed to find out what you paid: Go to the SUNY Time sheet and login: Click on “NYS Payroll Online” Click “View Paycheck” Click on […]

Buffalo Center News

January 18th Virtual Office Hour

Colleagues, Be advised that the virtual office hour for Monday, January 18th will be CANCELLED in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In Solidarity, Ken KernChapter PresidentUUP Buffalo Center

Buffalo Center News Membership

Chapter Elections – Position Consideration and Information

Dear Colleagues, The following contains information on the upcoming Buffalo Center Chapter Elections. Over the last few months, I’ve been encouraging members to consider running in the upcoming Chapter elections – particularly for the Chapter Board position. Within the next couple of weeks, Nomination Forms will be mailed to you (A SAMPLE as to what […]

Health and Safety Statewide News

Update – Vaccination Situation

Please see the following from statewide President, Mr. Fred Kowal: Colleagues, Since the start of the vaccination program in New York State, UUP leadership has been working aggressively with SUNY leadership and the Governor’s staff to include our members in the first phases of vaccination. We have been successful in making sure all of our […]

Health and Safety Statewide News

Vaccination Situation

Dear Colleagues, Please see the following from statewide President, Mr. Fred Kowal: I had intended to send you all an email outlining where we are regarding vaccinations for our members, as I anticipate that we will have certainty as to where things stand. However, upon consideration of the stress our members are under, I thought […]