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Higher Education Opportunity scholarship application deadline is Nov. 1

By on September 7, 2017

The University of Florida’s Higher Education Opportunity (HEO) provides children of full-time TEAMS employees with the opportunity of tuition assistance for an undergraduate education at the University of Florida.

President Fuchs announces salary increase pool for faculty and staff merit increases

By on July 12, 2017

On July 12, UF President Kent Fuchs announced a salary increase pool of 3 percent for University of Florida faculty and staff to provide merit increases during the coming academic year.

UF MBA now offering full scholarships

By on July 12, 2017

The UF MBA full-time program at the Hough Graduate School of Business recently announced it would begin offering 100 percent tuition scholarships starting with the 2018 application cycle.

University Press sale runs through June 18

By on May 3, 2017

Find the perfect gift for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or graduation with University Press of Florida’s Moms, Dads, and Grads Sale!

Lapse in summer deductions for 9- and 10-month employees does not affect coverage

By on April 5, 2017

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 Employee Adoption Benefit Program

By on April 5, 2017

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.

Faculty and staff parking decals expire May 1

By on April 5, 2017

All University of Florida and UF Health Shands faculty and staff parking decals will expire on May 1, 2017. Please order your new decal by April 15 to assure receiving it on time and avoid parking citations. There are three ways to order.

Join GatorPerks’ listserv to keep up-to-date with the latest UF employee discounts and offers

By on March 1, 2017

Whether you’re planning a spring break road trip or a night on the town, be sure to check GatorPerks for exclusive discount offers first!

It’s tax time! Avoid fraud and keep in mind new reporting requirements

By on March 1, 2017

The IRS PIN program helps thwart tax fraud by providing you with a unique PIN that must be used on your tax return.

Flex spending account grace period available through March 15

By on March 1, 2017

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.

Annual drawing awards tuition assistance to 50 children of TEAMS employees

By on March 1, 2017

The drawing for the University of Florida’s Higher Education Opportunity (HEO) program for the 2017-18 academic year will be held on Monday, March 27, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the Human Resource Services Building, Room 120.

Thinking about retirement? FLARE illuminates the journey to financial security

By on March 1, 2017

UF’s Financial Literacy and Retirement Education (FLARE) program offers retirement resources, including retirement and education planning courses, to help UF employees find the balance between making ends meet today and a comfortable future. FLARE courses can help you make educated decisions regarding personal finance and retirement.

IRS Form W-4 “exempt” status expires Feb. 15

By on February 1, 2017

If you claimed “exempt” from withholding tax on your W-4 for 2016 and want to renew your exemption claim for calendar year 2017, you must update your W-4.

Florida Prepaid Open Enrollment Deadline is Feb. 28

By on February 1, 2017

The Florida Prepaid Plan and the Florida Investment Plan (a 529 plan) offer affordable ways to save for your children’s future college expenses.

Double deductions begin for nine-month and ten-month employees’ for state plans

By on February 1, 2017

To ensure coverage for state health, life and supplemental insurance continues during the summer, double-deductions will be collected from nine-month and ten-month employees’ paychecks beginning with the Feb. 3 paycheck and continuing through May 12.

Flex spending account grace period available through March 15

By on February 1, 2017

The state’s FSAs 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.

Verify your benefits deductions for 2017

By on January 11, 2017

Whether or not you made changes during Open Enrollment, the New Year is a good time to review your paycheck to ensure your coverage selections are accurate.

Have you consented to retrieve your W-2 electronically?

By on January 11, 2017

You can consent now to retrieve your W-2 for 2016 electronically in myUFL when it becomes available this month.

Be sure to watch your mail for important tax reporting documents

By on January 11, 2017

In addition to filing your W-2, the IRS requires reporting of health insurance coverage information for the 2016 federal income tax reporting year. Information from IRS Form 1095-B and/or Form 1095-C must be included with individuals’ income tax return.

Florida Prepaid open enrollment runs through Feb. 28

By on January 11, 2017

Open enrollment for the Florida Prepaid College Plan is underway and runs through February 28, 2017. Both the Florida Prepaid Plan and the Florida Investment Plan (a 529 plan) offer affordable ways to save for your children’s future college expenses.