An employee newsletter from Human Resources

February 2016



It’s the Time of Year for Backup Care

Note: This benefit applies to full-time employees, Medical Residents, and eligible Graduate Appointees and Fellowship Recipients.

Has weather or school closings disrupted your arrangements for childcare or eldercare? Is your child not well enough to go to school yet you can’t stay home from work? An enhanced benefit called Backup Care is now available to help you find last-minute care providers at a reduced cost. Many employees are already using their IU-sponsored membership in to find child and adult care providers.

  • You can request up to 15 days of Backup Care per year at a reduced rate sponsored by IU.
  • You can register online or by phone.
  • After registering, you should request care online or by phone at least 2 hours in advance.

To learn more and get started visit for IU.

Send questions about the program to .


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