Human Resources

Health Advocate

Health Advocate, the nations’ leading healthcare advocacy and assistance company, is now the provider of two valuable services for full-time, benefits eligible faculty and staff along with their spouses, dependent children, parents and parents-in-law.

  • The Healthcare Help service features personalized help to resolve clinical and insurance-related issues
  • The Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)+Work/Life program offers short-term counseling and support for personal, family and work issues.

Health Advocate is available 24/7, and ensures that all personal information is kept confidential and private.

Further details can be found in the Health Advocate Get Started Guide. You can reach Health Advocate’s Healthcare Help and EAP+Work/Life services by visiting or calling the toll free number 866-799-2728.



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Health Care Reform Presentation

Ray Duffy, Director of Benefits and Wellness, recently gave a town hall presentation on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the implications of healthcare reform on the University. To view the two-part presentation of his slides with voice-over, click below. You will need to log in using your email user name and password, and ensure your computer's speakers are working.

Health Care Reform Town Hall Presentation, Part I

Health Care Reform Town Hall Presentation, Part II

Quick Links

Quick Links

Benefits & Wellness Portal: The Benefits and Wellness Portal provides access to benefits enrollment and changes due to life events, NovaFit wellness program, and your total compensation statement.

Who do I call in Human Resources? Check out the Human Resources Services Directory to find out who can best answer your questions.

myNOVA: Update your address or phone number, view and print your pay stub, or check on your available vacation time and more on the Work@VU tab on myNova. Use your LDAP/email user name and password to login.

Employment: View our job postings and apply for positions at our online hiring site. Villanova managers should log into our internal hiring site to create and approve electronic requisitions, and view applications.

Federal and State Required Notices

Hotline: If you have a complaint or concern you would like to report anonymously, please contact the Ethics Point Hotline which is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  The hotline, provided through a third party, allows you to report any instance of misconduct in the workplace or classroom setting due to mismanagement of funds, fraud or other violation of law or University policy.

Mindful Mondays

Experience the wellness benefits of practicing mindfulness on a regular basis. Mindfulness meditation sessions run every Monday from 12:30-1:00pm in the Health Services Building, Room 200.