Employee Benefits Guide
The UCF HR Benefits section is responsible for the oversight and management of the wide range of competitive benefits that is a vital part of your total compensation, including State of Florida and UCF-specific insurance and retirement plans. We encourage you to learn more about the benefits that are available to eligible UCF employees by viewing our HR Benefits Guide.
Current Employee Benefits
UCF is committed to the well-being and growth of employees. We offer a competitive benefits package with many options, including medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement options, paid leave, employee assistance program, and tuition waiver. As a result, we’ve been recognized by the Orlando Sentinel as one of the Top 100 Companies for Working Families in Central Florida.
Learn about the different insurance plans available to eligible UCF employees.
Choose a retirement plan, get investment guidance, or learn more about the retirement plan options available at UCF.
Additional Employee Benefits
UCF recognizes that balancing busy work lives and home lives is complex; the University works to provide resources and tools for success in all areas of the employee’s life.
Time Off, Leaves & Holidays
There are many types of paid and unpaid leaves available to UCF employees. Eligibility and approval will vary based on individual situations.
Additional Resources and Information
Changes That Impact Your Benefits
A change in your personal or work life can impact your benefit elections, and UCF Human Resources is ready to help you navigate the change process.
The State of Florida Group Insurance Program Annual Open Enrollment period is scheduled for Monday, October 16, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. through Friday, November 3, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. ET.
OPS Eligibility & Measurement Periods
Learn more about OPS employee eligibility and measurement periods.
Planning to Retire
If you are thinking about retirement, review the applicable information regarding retirement considerations/information.
Separating From UCF
Offboarding describes the separation process when an employee leaves the university. This guide provides information to ensure a smooth transition for employees upon separation of employment.
Employee Assistance Program
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a university-funded benefit that offers the support and resources you need to address any personal challenges and/or concerns that may affect your personal well-being and/or work performance. It is confidential and free to all faculty and staff (excluding OPS student employees) as well as their eligible family members, including spouses, dependent children, parents and parents-in-law.
HealthAdvocate Toll-Free Number: (877) 240-6863
HealthAdvocate Website: HealthAdvocate.com/members
Please excuse our mess!
Due to the launch of Knight Vision, including the Workday system implementation and Service Enhancement Transformation (SET), UCF HR is currently in the process of reorganizing our website.
As of July 1, 2022 many of our employee forms are now accessible in Workday Help, and we encourage you to go to Workday first and utilize its search function to find the most up-to-date information. We ask for your patience as we update our website and encourage you to reach out to kNEXT for help navigating at 407-823-NEXT or by visiting knext.ucf.edu.