Wellness Subscribe to RSS Feed

Double-deductions begin for nine- and ten-month employees

To ensure coverage for state health, life and supplemental insurance continues during the summer, double-deductions will be collected from nine-month and ten-month employees’ paychecks beginning with the Feb.14 paycheck and continuing through May 22. Normal payroll deductions resume in September. Please note that payroll deductions for GatorCare health plans and the UFSelect plans are not doubled since […]

Are you maximizing your tax-deferring opportunities?

As the new year and tax season are upon us, now is a great time to do a financial check-up to ensure you are taking advantage of the tax-deferring opportunities available to you. “Anything you can do to tax-defer helps stretch your dollar,” said Shannon Edwards, UFHR Benefits director. “The first thing I tell people […]

Free UF 360 Degrees Mindfulness course resumes with resources available online

The UF Mindfulness team offers weekly free opportunities to reduce stress and connect with a community of mindfulness practitioners. Weekly workshops will resume beginning this Thursday, Jan. 9, in 408 Peabody Hall, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. All students, staff and faculty members also now have online access to the 360 Degrees Mindfulness Course Resources. To learn more about […]

Spring wellness programs focus on mental and emotional well-being

Each quarter of 2017, the UF and UF Health Wellness Committee, along with GatorCare, focuses on a different wellness topic. This quarter’s focus is on mental and emotional well-being. Join any of the free programs below to support your wellness this spring. Highlights include: Request a meditative coloring kit for your department’s breakroom with supervisor’s […]

2016 Flex Spending Claims Deadline is April 18

Did you use all the money in your 2016 medical and childcare reimbursement accounts?  Unused money remaining in your 2016 flexible spending account (FSA) is forfeited, so be sure to submit all claims for 2016 expenses before the final filing date of April 18. Questions regarding FSAs should be directed to the administrator, Chard Snyder, […]