Benefits

Happy Holidays! Reminders for the holiday closing period and year-end


Published: December 9, 2019 3:24 pm

The University of Florida will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 25, and Wednesday, Jan. 1, as well as the holiday closing period of Dec. 26 through 31, and will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 2. As you make preparations for time off during the holidays, be sure to enter your time and leave early.

How do you make healthcare decisions?


Published: December 9, 2019 3:20 pm

Researchers in the UF Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering are seeking your participation in a survey investigating how people make health insurance enrollment decisions.

Review printed confirmation statements, upcoming paychecks for changes made during Open Enrollment


Published: December 9, 2019 3:05 pm

While the annual benefits Open Enrollment period concluded in November, now is the time to review your paperwork and online information to confirm any changes you made are accurately reflected and ensure you have the coverage you intended in 2020.

Voluntary retirement savings plan limits increase for 2020


Published: December 9, 2019 3:00 pm

UF’s voluntary retirement savings plans may help increase your retirement security with the added benefits of pre-tax investing.

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Interested in the Employee Education Program? Be sure to verify upcoming application and approval deadlines


Published: November 12, 2019 4:22 pm

UF faculty and staff who wish to take college courses through the Employee Education Program (EEP) during the spring semester must adhere to application, approval and registration deadlines on the UF EEP website.

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Opportunities to learn more about the State of Florida’s new shared savings program


Published: November 12, 2019 4:20 pm

Did you know you can shop for healthcare services and earn rewards? The State of Florida offers a Shared Savings Program to reward you for making informed and cost-effective decisions about your healthcare.

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Open Enrollment ends this Friday! Have you reviewed your benefits elections for 2020?


Published: October 29, 2019 12:44 pm

Open Enrollment ends this Friday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m. EST, so please be sure to make your elections right away if you haven’t already. If you need assistance from UFHR Benefits staff, you can reach them at benefits@ufl.edu or (352) 392-2477.

Preparing for upcoming UF holidays and time off


Published: October 29, 2019 12:43 pm

It’s hard to believe, but the holiday season is just around the corner. UFHR wants to be sure you know about our upcoming fall and winter holidays so you can begin preparing for—and looking forward to—your time off.

Ready for the holidays? December leave cash-out period is Nov. 4-14


Published: October 29, 2019 12:42 pm

If you are a TEAMS employee, you may be eligible to cash out up to 16 hours of vacation leave during Nov. 4 to 14 if you have at least 40 hours of vacation leave remaining on balance after the end of that pay period.

New “rolling” method of calculating FMLA leave effective January 2020


Published: October 29, 2019 12:41 pm

As part of its strategic commitment to modernize UF’s leave program for faculty and staff, UF Human Resources recently evaluated the way Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave is administered at the university. One outcome of these efforts was to align the calculation of the qualifying time period with current standard practice — from […]


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