The University of Alberta provides significant support for employees through valuable assistance and protection programs. In this section you will find information about your health and dental plan, vacation and time-off entitlements, medical and other leave entitlements, assistance with life events, your pension plan, funding and reimbursement programs, and life insurance benefits.


  1. Voluntary 5-Day Personal Leave Plan for Academic Staff

    The Voluntary 5-Day Personal Leave Plan is now open for 2017-2018. To apply to participate, eligible academic staff should complete and submit an application form to their supervisor or department head for approval by June 16, 2017. If approved, the application will be forwarded to Human Resource Services. For eligibility, application forms, deadlines, and more information, visit the Voluntary 5-Day Personal Leave Plan webpage.

  2. Annual Academic Child Care Benefit Application

    Eligible academic staff members can apply for reimbursement of child care expenses incurred during the previous calendar year. Visit the Academic Child Care Benefit webpage to access the on-line application form and eligibility guidelines. All applications must be submitted by February 28, 2017 11:59 pm. Please contact with any questions.‚Äč

  3. Enhancements to Sun life Mobile App: Send documents via App

    Sun Life is introducing a new feature on its mobile App. In addition to emailing, faxing and mailing requested supporting documents for a claim, members can now take a picture of the requested document and send it to Sun Life via their mobile App. For more information on how to use this new feature on the app please read the attached Focus Update.

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