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Get ready for the holiday closing period and year-end

The University of Florida will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25, and Tuesday, Jan. 1, as well as the holiday closing period of Dec. 26 through 31 and will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 2. As you make preparations for time off during the holidays, be sure to enter your time and leave early.

On Dec. 7, Gov. Scott announced that state offices would be closed on Dec. 24 and 31. Unlike other state offices, the University of Florida provides four personal leave days during the holiday break, which already include Dec. 31. Because of the additional personal leave days that are provided, the University will remain open on Dec. 24.

Open Enrollment follow-up: Printed confirmation statements, reviewing upcoming paychecks, FSA contribution limits and more

Learn more about several post-Open Enrollment updates.

Electing to receive your 1095-C and W-2 forms electronically, 2019 Social Security wage base increase

The end of the year means that tax season is just around the corner. UF faculty and staff have the option of receiving their tax forms electronically or by mail. We also want to be sure you’re aware of a Social Security wage base increase for 2019.

Reflections on Retirement: A mindset of preparing at every age, plus contribution limits increase for 2019

For the last part in UF at Work’s series “Reflections on Retirement,” we’re offering some words of wisdom from our UFHR colleagues and a retirement vendor.

One-time Performance Payment Salary Reduction Agreement (SRA) for 403b

Employees interested in contributing all or a portion of their one-time performance payment to their 403b may do so using the One-Time Performance Payout Salary Reduction Agreement (SRA) form. This form may be used to change employees’ 403b contribution for the 12/21/18 pay date ONLY.

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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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