Employees: 2016 Form W-2 Preparation
Employees are encouraged to consent to receive an electronic copy of their 2016 Form W-2 instead of a mailed paper copy.
To consent to receive your form electronically, log in to Banweb, select the Employees tab, select Tax Forms and then select Electronic Consent.
Click the checkbox under My Choice next Consent to receive W-2 electronically, then select Submit. The deadline to consent to ensure your 2016 W-2 is not mailed is Jan. 8, 2017.
If you consent to receive your W-2 electronically, your 2016 form will be available on Banweb on or before Jan. 31, 2017. A reminder e-mail will be sent when it is available.
By choosing electronic delivery, employees will:
Avoid having sensitive information sent via mail.
Have earlier access.
Attain access anywhere there is internet service.
Help reduce the use of natural resources associated with large-scale printing and mailing, and reduce postage costs.
For employees who wish to receive a W-2 paper form, they will be mailed to the W-2 address listed in Banweb. If a W-2 address does not exist, forms will be sent to the mailing address in Banweb.
Employees should view/update their current address in Banweb no later than Jan. 8, 2017.
To view/update current W-2 and/or mailing addresses, log in to Banweb, select the Personal Information tab, select Update Address(es) and Phone(s).
Follow directions in Banweb to update an existing address or insert a new address type.
Paper W-2s will be mailed by Jan. 31, 2017 to employees who do not elect to receive their form electronically.
After the Break from Career Services
Medical Careers Week
Join Career Services to learn about a variety of opportunities in the medical field.
Events are from Jan. 23 to 26 and will be held in the MUB Ballroom.
Consumer Products Day
Consumer Products Day returns for another year. This "Shark-Tank" style event features your team — the entrepreneurs — and the sharks — company representatives — who want to challenge you to come up with a re-purposed, re-designed idea for their company-supplied products.
This event will be from Jan. 26 to 28. Registration is open and limited. Sign your team up today using this form.
All Michigan Tech Employees are Invited
Michigan Tech's Student Affairs and Advancement Professional Development Committee is hosting a Mini-professional Development Day event on campus Thursday, Jan. 5.
Three sessions from the 2016 Professional Development Day will be repeated, giving employees another opportunity to participate and benefit from the knowledge/expertise of others at the University. For more information on program sessions and how to register, click here.
Contact Paula Nutini at 476-3609 with any questions.
CEE Senior Design Colloquium
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department invites the University community to attend the Fall 2016 Senior Design Colloquium. This semester, students have undertaken a wide range of interesting projects to fulfill the department's design project requirement.
The colloquium will be from 8 a.m. to noon Friday (Dec. 16) in Dow 641 and 642. Refreshments will be served.
Biomedical Engineering PhD Proposal Defense
Biomedical engineering PhD student Avik Ghosh will present his proposal defense at 2 p.m. tomorrow (Dec. 13) in M&M U113. The title of the defense is "Development of Acellular Anit-thrombongenic Vascular Grafts."
Zhanping You (CEE/MTTI) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $183,489 research and development contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation.
Chris Gilbertson (CEE) is Co-PI on the project, "Identify Best Practices in Pavement Design, Materials, Construction and Maintenance in Wet Freeze Climates Similar to Michigan."
This is a 13-month project.
Job Posting for Monday, December 12, 2016
Staff and faculty job descriptions are available in the Human Resources Department. For more information regarding staff positions call 7-2280 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information regarding faculty positions contact the academic department in which the position is posted.
Senior Accountant, Financial Services and Operations. Apply online.
Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Education Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
MEEM 120 (ALC) Closed Dec. 27-30
In the News
WWJ (CBS radio) and other news outlets around Michigan reported on new legislation that passed the Michigan Senate, authorizing wolf hunting, quoting John Vucetich (SFRES), a wildlife ecologist who opposes the bill.
ABC 10 news visited Hancock Middle School and interviewed Charles Wallace (CS) on Michigan Tech's "Hour of Code" project, which brought hands-on experience with computer coding to school students in Houghton and Hancock last week.
MITechNews.com published a story on Joshua Pearce's (MSE, ECE) plug and play solar research.
An essay by John Baeten (SS) called "Busting Ghosts" appeared as part of a series in Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE) highlighting innovative graduate student work. Baeten studies the Mesabi Iron Range using Historical Geographical Information Systems (HGIS).