Beginning this fall, exploring your benefits options at UF will have a different look and feel. UFHR is pleased to present ALEX, an online, virtual benefits counselor designed to make exploring and choosing the best benefits options for you and
UF's Benefits and Wellness Fair will take place at the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Champions Club.
Each year, the Benefits Open Enrollment period is your opportunity to elect or make changes to your state and UF benefit plans. This year’s Open Enrollment period will be Oct. 16 – Nov. 3, with changes made effective Jan. 1, 2018. In preparation, be sure your mailing address is up-to-date in the myUFL system.
On Aug. 1, the University of Florida introduced a new international health insurance plan that will provide coverage for UF faculty, staff and graduate students traveling abroad for conferences, research or other job-related activities.
Normal payroll deductions for health, life, optional and supplemental insurance for state and UF plans will resume with the Sept. 1 paycheck to align with the nine- and ten- month appointment pay cycle.
Graduate assistants, teaching assistants and research assistants appointed .25 FTE or greater may participate in GatorGradCare health insurance. Please note that GatorGradCare enrollment is not automatic; all eligible participants, including returning students previously enrolled, must submit a 2017-2018 enrollment to participate in the plan.
In an effort to simplify the benefits election process for new employees, as well as to make Open Enrollment less stressful for current employees, UFHR is introducing this new online tool for anyone who wants a better understanding of the comprehensive benefits offered at UF.
State Senate Bill 7022, passed by the Florida Legislature and signed by Governor Scott, makes several important changes to state retirement plans.
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Effective May 15, the Division of State Group Insurance (DSGI) began requesting documents as part of a monthly quality assurance review to confirm that an employee’s dependents—newly added and existing—are eligible for insurance coverage.
If you have unused TEAMS or faculty personal leave days or a USPS personal holiday, now is the time to use those days.
Employees must report 2016-2017 compensatory leave use by June 1.
At their meeting on February 16, the Faculty Senate approved the date of Homecoming 2017— October 6, 2017.
Employees on 9- and 10-month appointments participating in UF insurance plans are reminded that a temporary increase in take-home pay will occur during the summer.
Did you use all the money in your 2016 medical and childcare reimbursement accounts? Unused money remaining in your 2016 flexible spending account (FSA) is forfeited, so be sure to submit all claims for 2016 expenses before the final filing date of April 18.
Employees on 9- and 10-month appointments will not have deductions taken over the summer months for UFSelect, GatorCare and/or state plans. Premiums for these employees’ elected coverage plan(s) are deducted in the fall and spring semesters to pay for coverage in the summer months.
State employees adopting a child previously in permanent custody of the Florida’s child welfare system may be eligible for a monetary adoption benefit. To be considered for benefits, applicants must apply by April 28.
The enrollment period for GatorGradCare summer-only coverage is now open. Summer-only coverage is effective May 16 to August 15. Students must be appointed .25 FTE or greater as a GA/TA/RA for the summer term to participate.
Effective March 6, MetLife Insurance Company USA is Brighthouse Life Insurance Company.
The state’s Flex Spending Accounts (FSA) feature an annual grace period that enables participants to continue to use medical and dependent care accounts for eligible expenses from Jan. 1 through March 15.