Explore ways to cultivate better mental health
Our mental health plays a crucial role in our overall well-being. In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, we invite you to explore upcoming webinars and resources designed to support your and your family’s mental well-being.
COVID-19 Public Health Emergency expires May 11
The State Employee’s Prescription Drug Plan coverage for over-the-counter, or OTC, COVID-19 tests will expire on May 11.
Expand your horizons with the Employee Education Program
UF faculty and staff who wish to take college courses through the Employee Education Program, or EEP, during the summer semester are encouraged to visit the program website today for information on upcoming application, approval and registration deadlines.
Read our EEP spotlight to learn how the program supports UF employees’ growth and career development. You can also register to attend an EEP informational webinar on April 13.
Florida Prepaid open enrollment now through April 30
The Florida Prepaid and the Florida Investment 529 Plans offer affordable ways to save for your child’s future college expenses, and convenient payroll deductions make saving even easier! Visit the Florida Prepaid web site or call (800) 552-4723 to find out more. Plan participants should contact Florida Prepaid for a payroll deduction form once enrolled in a plan.
Explore ways to add to your retirement savings
With tax season upon us, now is a great time to review your savings plans to ensure you’re maximizing your contributions. In addition to the mandatory state retirement plans offered — including the voluntary State of Florida Deferred Compensation Plan, or 457(b) — as a UF employee you may also participate in a voluntary 403(b) plan to supplement your retirement via payroll deductions.
Both the 403(b) and 457(b) plans are voluntary savings plans available to faculty, TEAMS, USPS and OPS employees — including housestaff/residents, graduate assistants, postdocs and adjunct faculty. Read on for a breakdown of each plan.
It’s tax time — be on the lookout for your IRS Forms W-2 and 1095-C
By now you should be able to access your Form W-2 in myUFL or the ONE.UF application, or you should soon be receiving it in the mail.
Have you reviewed your 2023 paycheck statements?
While it’s always a good idea to look over your paycheck statement from time to time, it’s especially important at the beginning of the calendar year.
Get informed! Find free subscriptions and other faculty and staff perks
From free subscriptions to discounts and educational resources, UF faculty and staff benefit from a variety of perks.
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.
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