Day: May 1, 2024

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Northstar EAP reminds you that May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Michigan Tech has invested in your mental health and wellbeing. Discover your employee assistance program benefit at

  • View FAQs on the NorthStar EAP site
  • Resources available for self-care
  • Text for mental health coaching tool option
  • Check out the Northstar Resource portal

Take care of yourself, during this month and always!

May 2024 TIAA Webinars

Live Webinars

The monthly webinars are below.
Remember – All webinars are recorded and available for viewing 90 days after the live event! Simply use the same registration link below

Spanish-speaking webinars
TIAA is offering financial education webinars in Spanish. The webinars can be accessed here:

May Webinars

Opening Doors To the Future: Save in a 529 College Savings Plan
In this webinar you can learn how 529 college savings plans work and how to invest in one for a child, grandchild, yourself or another loved one.
Wednesday, May 1, 2024
12:00 p.m. ET
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Invest for Success: Five principles you need to know
No matter where you are in your career journey, this webinar can help you understand the key principles of investing for retirement. From compounding to handling taxes to choosing investments, you’ll learn that how you invest for retirement is just as important as how much you save.
Tuesday, May 7, 2024
2:00 p.m. ET
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Basic Estate Planning Strategies
Ensuring that our assets will pass to loved ones and causes that are near and dear is important to most of us. Discover the components of a basic estate plan and strategies to ensure that your wishes are met.
Thursday, May 16, 2024
3:00 p.m. ET
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Make the move toward long-term financial security: Your mid-year retirement check in
For anyone halfway down the road to retirement, this webinar is a critical checkpoint. It takes you through the keys to successful money management, how to juggle competing financial demands and retirement saving strategies that can help put you on the path to lifelong financial security.
Tuesday, May 21, 2024
1:00 p.m. ET
Register here:

United States: Summer 2024 Travel Planning for Foreign Nationals by Fragomen

  • If you are a foreign national planning to travel internationally this summer, make sure that you have all the necessary documents, including a passport with sufficient remaining validity, a valid U.S. visa in the appropriate classification, and advance permission to travel if necessary.
  • If you will need to apply for a visa while you are abroad, be prepared for possible delays in visa issuance.
  • On reentry to the United States, expect thorough screening at the port of entry.

For more information, visit this link.