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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 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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Competitive benefits represent one aspect of UF’s “total rewards” approach to faculty and staff compensation

Published: October 15, 2019 9:50 am

As we pursue our goal of becoming one of the nation’s top-five public research universities, UF is committed to a “total rewards” strategy that encompasses not only a competitive market- and merit-based approach to pay, but also quality benefits, meaningful work and opportunities for career growth and development for our exceptional faculty and staff.

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Open Enrollment is here! Learn more about your options for 2020 with ALEX and attend the Benefits and Wellness Fair on Oct. 28

Published: October 15, 2019 9:40 am

Open Enrollment for 2020 benefits is happening now through Nov. 1, 2019, at 6 p.m. EST. During Open Enrollment, you can elect or change UF and State benefits plans through the appropriate online portals. Changes made are effective Jan. 1, 2020. To help you have a successful Open Enrollment period, we’ve outlined four important steps.

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Sick Leave Pool Enrollment is open through Oct. 31

Published: October 1, 2019 8:10 am

Qualifying UF employees may apply for membership in the Sick Leave Pool during its open enrollment period from Oct. 1 to 31. Applications must be received by UFHR Benefits by 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31.

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Benefits Open Enrollment: Keep Current. Stay Current.

Published: September 17, 2019 8:50 am

Open Enrollment for 2020 benefits will take place Oct. 14 through Nov. 1. During Open Enrollment, employees may elect or change state and UF benefits plans through the appropriate online portals. Learn more about some of the ways you can prepare.

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Shannon Edwards: Walking alongside employees throughout their career

Published: September 17, 2019 8:40 am

As University Benefits’ new director, Shannon Edwards is responsible for all university-wide benefits and leave programs. UF at Work recently sat down with Edwards to learn more about her career and goals as a new director.

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Opportunities to learn more about the UF EAP and to share your experience

Published: September 17, 2019 8:30 am

If faculty and staff in your department would like to learn more about the new Employee Assistance Program, you can email to set up a department visit and/or to request brochures for your area.

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