Human Resource Services
For New Employees
New Employee Guide (PDF)
Please, click links below to view up-to-date information regarding UF employee benefits:
In addition to competitive salaries, UF offers a generous leave package and comprehensive and affordable insurances.
Find out information on state health plans, the Health Investor Plan, and spouse coverage
UF offers three plans from which to to choose.
Supplemental insurance plans are offered to provide coverage for dental and vision expenses; additional coverage for charges and deductibles related to hospitalization, intensive care, and cancer; and disability due to an accident or illness. Please refer to the company brochures for more details.
All benefits-eligible faculty and staff are eligible for domestic partner health insurance. It is available to both same- and opposite-sex partners as well as children of the employee and partner as long as the required criteria outlined on the affidavit is satisfied.
A medical reimbursement account is a way to set aside pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction to pay for certain eligible out-of-pocket medical expenses not covered by insurance. A few examples of these expenses include health and dental deductibles, co-payments, and eye glasses. This section covers medical and dependent care reimbursement, HSAs, and more.
University of Florida graduate students on an appointment as a graduate assistant, teaching assistant, or research assistant may participate in the GatorGradCare Health Plan beginning January 2007. To be eligible, University of Florida graduate students must be enrolled in a graduate degree program, on an appointment through University of Florida, appropriately registered and appointed 0.25 FTE (full-time equivalent) or greater for a particular semester.
Each year, Annual Open Enrollment gives employees an opportunity to take a look at their existing benefit plans to evaluate any anticipated needs and to make adjustments for the upcoming plan year.
Please note that Postdoctoral Associates participating in the current State benefit and UF plans do not need to make an open enrollment change. Postdoctoral Associates are being contacted regarding the transition to the new benefits package effective 1/1/2013.
This benefit is designed to assistant employees who have embraced children from the state of Florida’s system and made them a permanent part of their family. State employees who have adopted children from DCF may be eligible for a one-time stipend of $5,000 or $10,000 depending on the special needs of the child adopted. Awarded part-time employees will receive a prorated benefit based on their FTE status at the time of application. All employees must also hold a benefits-eligible position at the time of application. Open Enrollment for the benefit is generally around August thru September each year.
Includes information on discounts, childcare, transportation, use of UF facilities and more.
The Life Event site provides you with information to consider when major work/life events like retirement, marriage, or termination of employment occur. Each section lists your options, tells you who to consult with questions, links you to forms and publications, and describes how to make changes to your benefits, your contact information, and more.
UF employees can enjoy easy access to excellent medical care. University of Florida Physicians clinics have medical providers with a range of specialties — from pediatrics to adult care — to meet the basic as well as the more complex health care needs of the UF community. Employees can find a doctor close to work or home at one of the 40 UF Physicians group practices throughout Gainesville. To find a provider who is right for you, click here to view the physicians directory. The physicians listed accept all state of Florida-sponsored health insurance plans. Call today to make your appointment.