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New mental health helpline devoted exclusively to UF faculty and staff

Published: June 15, 2021 11:00 am

In an effort to more efficiently connect UF and UF Health faculty and staff and their families to mental health services, UFHR, in partnership with the UF departments of Psychiatry and Clinical and Health Psychology, is introducing a new Mental Health Services Access Line devoted exclusively to university employees and their dependents. Faculty, staff and […]

DSGI series offer info on retirement benefits, shared savings program

Published: June 1, 2021 5:15 pm

Faculty and staff can explore retirement benefits, shared savings plans and more through three monthly webinar series offered by Florida’s Division of State Group Insurance (DSGI).

Wondering if emails related to your state benefits are legitimate?

Published: May 11, 2021 4:31 pm

Beginning this Friday, the State of Florida’s Department of Management Services, or DMS, will be emailing a survey to 25,000 randomly selected employees. The email will point employees to a Survey Monkey survey asking them to rate their level of satisfaction with People First, the State of Florida’s benefits administrator. While you are encouraged to […]


Report compensatory leave by May 30

Published: May 4, 2021 10:32 am

All non-exempt TEAMS and USPS employees, as well as exempt USPS employees, may use overtime and/or special compensatory leave through June 30. This leave must be entered into the Elapsed Timesheet in the myUFL system no later than 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 27. If the leave is not entered for use by this deadline, […]

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HEO provides children of TEAMS staff access to a college degree

Published: April 29, 2021 3:30 pm

Few things in life can so drastically alter a child’s future like access to post-secondary education. Many families willingly go into debt in order to provide their child the opportunity to receive a college degree. The University of Florida intrinsically understands this and — in order to mitigate the economic impact that a child’s college […]

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EEP opens doors to new opportunities for UF faculty and staff

Published: April 22, 2021 8:51 am

Journalist Sydney J. Harris said, “the whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” While windows open our minds to new perspectives, UF’s Employee Education Program (EEP) creates doorways through which faculty and staff can confidently enter to find themselves somewhere new and better. Modeled after its predecessor, the state-run Tuition Fee Waiver […]

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New paid family leave program introduced as efforts to transition to paid time off are paused

Published: April 8, 2021 5:56 pm

UF’s new paid family leave benefit was introduced to eligible TEAMS and faculty employees on Jan. 8. The new benefit provides up to 8 weeks of paid leave every 24 months for parental or medical reasons. This leave is designed to provide peace of mind throughout an employee’s lifespan, helping to meet their needs during […]

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Keep current to stay current

Published: March 23, 2021 3:45 pm

Do you remember the last time you updated your contact information? Keep in mind the university periodically mails information such as tax documents, communications from benefits providers and more. To ensure you receive UF correspondence, be sure to double-check and update your contact information as needed via ONE.UF. To process your updates, login to your […]

Florida Prepaid helps you plan for your child’s future

Published: March 2, 2021 1:46 pm

The Florida Prepaid and Florida Investment 529 Plans offer affordable ways to save for your child’s future college expenses. Now through April 30, plan participants can enroll in convenient payroll deductions. Visit the Florida Prepaid website or call (800) 552-4723 to find out more.

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Double deductions for nine- and ten-month employees begin Feb. 12

Published: February 23, 2021 9:23 am

Nine- and ten-month employees will have double deductions taken from their paychecks for benefits Feb. 12 through May 7. These deductions ensure coverage for state health, life and supplemental insurance continues during the summer. Standard payroll deductions will resume in September. Graduate assistants with an active nine-month appointment enrolled in a GatorGradCare spring plan will […]

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