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.
On January 1, 2018, eligible support staff members will receive a total allocation of $1,250 to divide between their Health Spending Account (HSA) and Personal Spending Account (PSA). Beginning October 20, 2017 staff will be invited via email to allocate the $1,250 between their two spending accounts before the enrollment window closes on November 20, 2017.
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When Sun Life places healthcare service providers, clinics, facilities or medical suppliers on their "delisted providers" list they no longer process or pay for claims for services or supplies obtained from these providers. We encourage you to check the list periodically so that you don't unknowingly use a delist provider, which would result in your claim being declined.
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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.