Category: Benefits

Explore faculty and staff fitness classes

UF and UF Health faculty and staff fitness classes are available at no cost and open to all levels of experience


Take charge of your finances

If you’re looking for ways to improve your financial well-being in 2023, there are a number of free upcoming workshops that can help.

The Florida Retirement System is offering free virtual financial planning workshops for UF faculty and staff.

In addition, UF/IFAS is hosting four free webinars — open to the public — to help you learn more about how to file your tax return.


Vacation leave conversion updates

Due to the pandemic, UF faculty and staff vacation leave conversion was paused for 2021 and 2022.


Verify your 2023 benefits elections

Any changes you made during the annual open enrollment period will be reflected on your December and January payroll statements.


EEP deadlines approaching for spring semester

The spring 2023 Employee Education Program, or EEP, deadline has been moved to 5 p.m. on Dec. 16.


HEO scholarship deadline extended to Nov. 7

The Higher Education Opportunity scholarship deadline has been moved to Nov. 7 to align with UF’s application deadline.


Have you selected your benefits? Open Enrollment ends Oct. 28

Open Enrollment for 2023 employee benefits ends tomorrow, Oct. 28, at 6 p.m. EST. This is your opportunity to add, change or remove benefit plans should you wish to do so for the next plan year. Any changes will take effect on Jan. 1, 2023. To help you unpack your benefits options, explore these articles and resources.


Explore your benefits options at the Benefits and Wellness Fair

Have you made your benefits elections for 2023? The UFHR Benefits and Wellness Fair takes place today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Champions Club in the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. With more than 50 state and UF vendors present at the fair, faculty and staff can stop by to get the information they need to make their benefits elections.


Choosing a dental plan from UF’s many options

Still trying to decide on a dental plan that works for you and your family? You’ve come to the right place.


Why you might want a flexible spending account

Did you know a flexible spending account (FSA) can help you save on taxes when you pay for qualified expenses?

Open enrollment is a great time to explore adding an FSA to your benefits package if you don’t already have one. UF offers two types of FSAs you might wish to consider enrolling — a healthcare FSA and a dependent care FSA.


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