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Staff Resources

Mailing List

Staff Senate sends newsletters packed with relevant information for LMU staff, from noteworthy news and resources to events and updates on what Staff Senate is currently prioritizing. Although we do our best to make sure all staff are included in our mailings, updating the list is a manual process. If you aren't receiving our newsletters, or just want to make sure you're on the list, please use our newsletter sign up form.

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Staff Senate Programs

LMU Barbara Bonney Staff Member of the Year Award

This award is presented annually to a staff member of the Westchester campus who has shown continued excellence in the following areas:

  • Continued excellence in one's professional area.
  • Commitment to the ideals of higher education.
  • Leadership and initiative within one's area or the University as a whole.
  • Unique contribution to improving the quality of life at LMU.
  • Public service to the LMU community.

Nominations open in the spring semester; all LMU staff may submit nominations. The recipient is chosen by the Staff Senate Recognition and Opportunities Committee and announced during Staff Appreciation Week in May.

View Previous Recipients

Computer Loan Lottery

Eligible staff have the opportunity to obtain a loan from LMU to purchase or upgrade a laptop, desktop, tablet or smartphone and any related software or peripherals purchased together as part of a system for personal use. The lottery is administered annually by LMU Staff Senate during the fall semester.

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Whole Person Benefits and Programs

Loyola Marymount University is committed to advancing the institution's mission for all community members: 

  • The encouragement of learning.
  • The education of the whole person.
  • The service of faith and the promotion of justice.

The university encourages staff to pursue these objectives through various university initiatives and activities.

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Human Resources

LMU offers many programs and opportunities to take care of your needs beyond medical and retirement benefits.

Wellbeing and Ergonomics Learning and Development Work/Life Counseling
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Mission and Ministry

Staff members of all faiths may participate in opportunities to explore their spirituality, connect to our university's mission, and answer the call to service.

Center for Mission and Identity Center for Ignatian Spirituality Interfaith Resources
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Our institutional commitment to actively cultivate an inclusive and anti-racist climate is reflected in the numerous opportunities staff have to engage in this work and join affinity groups.

DEI Resources Cultural Consciousness Conversations
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LMU staff have access to special perks and university resources as a member of our community.

Faculty and Staff Dining Burns Recreation Center William H. Hannon Library The Loft: A Craft Beer and Wine Bar

Did You Know?

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At-Home Software

LMU staff have access to a library of software to download for free on their personal computers including Microsoft 365 and Adobe Creative Cloud.
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LMU Athletics Tickets

Staff receive free entry to most home games for themselves and a companion by presenting their OneCard at the venue — men's basketball offers ticket discounts instead.
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Vacation Donation Pool

Eligible staff members may donate vacation hours from their unused balance to a pool to assist staff members in need of additional paid time off for medical emergencies.
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Alternative Transportation Incentives

All members of the LMU community are eligible to receive incentives for committing to alternative commuting provided they meet certain criteria.
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LMU Choral Ensembles

All members of the LMU community are able to join an LMU choir. Concert Choir is a popular choice for staff due to its once per week, evening rehearsal schedule.
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Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Full-time employees of LMU may qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness through the federal government.
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LinkedIn Learning

LMU staff have complimentary access to the entire catalog of LinkedIn Learning courses.
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Ombuds Services

The LMU Ombuds provides independent, impartial, and confidential resources for community members seeking to address university-related issues on an informal basis.
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Hotel Discounts

LMU has relationships with several hotels in the area where community members may receive discounted rates — some of which are significantly lower than published rates.

In-Demand Information