Effective Dec. 1, a Dependent Eligibility Verification Audit will include all employees with dependents enrolled in state plans.
UF Leave Administration encourages you to enter your time and leave early as you make preparations for time off during the holidays. All TEAMS and Academic Personnel identified by their departments as “essential employees” may enter December personal leave now.
Each payday, especially following Open Enrollment, it’s important to confirm that your insurance premiums are being deducted correctly.
The annual vacation leave conversion process will take place at the end of the pay period covering Dec. 29 to Jan. 11, 2018. Vacation hours exceeding the annual maximum will automatically be converted into sick leave balance.
The beginning of a new year is a great time to start a voluntary retirement plan or increase your salary deferrals to maximize your tax savings.
Employees may elect to receive their W-2 and 1095-C forms for 2017 electronically.
The enrollment deadline for spring/summer GatorGradCare health insurance is Jan. 30, 2018.
The 2017 UF Benefits & Wellness Fair was bigger than better than ever, with 61 vendors representing UF’s many benefits and financial planning vendors as well as a range of organizations dedicated to providing an enhanced quality of life for UF’s faculty and staff.
Faculty and staff now have until Friday, Nov. 10, at 6 p.m. EST to make enroll in or make changes to their benefits plans.
Last May, the Division of State Group Insurance (DSGI) began requesting a random sample of employees’ documents as part of a quality assurance review to confirm employees’ dependents, both newly added and existing, are eligible for insurance coverage. Effective Dec. 1, this audit will include all employees with dependents enrolled in state plans.
If you are a TEAMS employee, you may be eligible to cash out up to 16 hours of vacation leave during the pay period of Nov. 3 to 16 if you have at least 40 hours of vacation leave remaining on balance after the end of that pay period. Eligible participants will receive the cash-out payment on their Nov. 22 paycheck.
Beneficiary information for your life insurance plans may be updated at any time throughout the year. Keeping your designations up to date ensures that your life benefits are paid to the person or people that you intended. With various life plans offered at UF, beneficiaries are collected and maintained differently based upon the plan in which you are enrolled.
During Open Enrollment, employees can make changes and elections to state and UF benefit plans that will take effect Jan. 1, 2018. Here’s how you can get ready for this year’s Open Enrollment, which runs Oct. 16-Nov. 3.
Qualifying University of Florida employees may apply for membership in the Sick Leave Pool during its open enrollment period, Oct. 1-31. Applications must be received by UFHR Benefits by 5 p.m. on Oct. 31.
The recent Equifax data breach as well as the rise in phishing targeting UF email accounts remind us all of the need to be extra careful when updating, sharing or accessing protected information. Employees are encouraged to be especially vigilant during Open Enrollment for phishing attempts by email and by telephone.
Don’t miss this one-day event filled with information, activities and resources designed with UF employees in mind. The Fair will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Champions Club at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
Per IRS regulations, only the first $5,250 of the tuition waiver provided by the Employee Education Program benefit is non-taxable. Any amount in excess of $5,250 is taxable income to the employee and must be taxed and included on the employee’s W-2 for the year.
This year’s benefits Open Enrollment period will run Oct. 16 – Nov. 3. During Open Enrollment, employees may make new elections or changes to their state and UF benefits plans. Changes made during this fall’s Open Enrollment period are effective Jan. 1, 2018.
All eligible GAs, RAs, TAs, including returning students previously on GatorGradCare, must submit a new enrollment if they would like to participate in the plan.
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.