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Don’t miss the UF Benefits and Wellness Fair this Thursday, Oct. 18

The UF Benefits and Wellness Fair will be held Thursday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Champion’s Club at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. This annual event is a great opportunity to chat with benefit and retirement plan vendors to learn about your available options as Benefits Open Enrollment gets underway. You can also participate in health screenings, get a flu shot (bring your UFID and insurance card), discover the wellness resources available to you as a UF employee and enter to win a variety of wellness-related giveaways.

People First Service Center closed Wednesday, Oct. 10

Due to the impending hurricane, the People First Service Center, which is located in Tallahassee, will be closed Wednesday, Oct. 10. At this point, People First plans to have a small team at the service center on Thursday and Friday; however, this is subject to change depending on the storm. Please take note.

Get ready for Benefits Open Enrollment!

Open Enrollment for 2019 benefits will take place Oct. 15—Nov. 2. During this period, employees may elect or change state and UFSelect benefit plan elections through the appropriate online portals. Changes made during the upcoming Open Enrollment period are effective Jan. 1, 2019.

Preparing for upcoming UF holidays and time off

UFHR wants to be sure you know about all upcoming fall and winter holidays so you can begin preparing for – and looking forward to – your time off.

Enrollment deadline for Sick Leave Pool is Oct. 31

Members of the Sick Leave Pool may draw upon the pool — with approval from the Sick Leave Pool Committee — when all individually accrued leave hours have been depleted due to personal, not family, catastrophic injury or illness. Membership in the pool is also a great way to help fellow employees in need.

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Meet Alex

UFHR is pleased to present Alex, an online, virtual benefits counselor designed to make exploring and choosing the best benefits options for you and your family less of a chore

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