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Employee Education Program provides new possibilities for UF faculty and staff

Published: Feb 9th, 2018

The Employee Education Program (EEP) is a popular benefit available to eligible UF faculty and staff, providing tuition assistance for up to six credit hours of eligible college-level courses per semester.

In the Kitchen: Field and Fork Cooking Series

Published: Feb 9th, 2018

This spring, the UF Field & Fork Campus Food Program, in partnership with UFHR WorkLife, will present a series of monthly courses designed to demonstrate that cooking vegetables, especially when in season, can be easy, fun and delicious.

Flex Spending Account grace period available through March 15

Published: Feb 9th, 2018

The state’s FSAs feature an annual grace period that enables participants to continue to use medical and dependent care accounts for eligible expenses through March 15. Claims for 2017 expenses must be filed by the final filing date of April 15, 2018.

Merit increases and increase in minimum wage in effect

Published: Jan 17th, 2018

In December, the UF Board Of Trustees approved collective bargaining agreements for the implementation of salary increases as of Jan. 1. Additionally, the hourly rate of student assistants and OPS employees earning less than $8.25 per hour was raised to the new Florida minimum wage of $8.25 per hour. All increases will be reflected in employee paychecks issued on Jan. 19.

Has your department inadvertently received a tax credit notice?

Published: Jan 17th, 2018

It is important that the Healthcare Marketplace is aware of any employee who was offered coverage through UF, both for the protection of the university and so the employee does not inadvertently receive a premium tax credit that he or she may have to pay back.

Be sure to watch your mail for important tax reporting documents

Published: Jan 17th, 2018

In addition to filing your W-2, the IRS requires reporting of health insurance coverage information for the 2017 federal income tax reporting year. Information from IRS Form 1095-B and/or Form 1095-C must be included on individuals’ income tax return.

Facilities Services’ Central Stores wins national sustainability award

Published: Dec 14th, 2017

UF Facilities Services’ Supply Chain Management and Warehouse Operations (better known as Central Stores) recently won the University Logistics and Supply Chain Association’s 2017 Sustainability Award for its commitment to “applied sustainability best practices.”

Newly renovated Plaza of the Americas dedicated during ceremony

Newly renovated Plaza of the Americas dedicated during ceremony

Published: Dec 14th, 2017

The revitalized plaza includes new lighting throughout, 50 new park benches, nine picnic tables with seating, more than 12,000 ornamental and native shrubs and ferns, and approximately 92,000 clay brick pavers.

Do you have dependents covered by a state insurance plan?

Published: Nov 3rd, 2017

Be on the lookout for verification requests to ensure continued coverage.

Strategic Communications Academy prepares leaders to be more effective advocates

Published: Nov 3rd, 2017

Designed for faculty and staff in leadership positions or for thought leaders in their fields of study, the eight-month program helps participants improve their professional performance by using evidence-based communications strategies rooted in psychology, sociology, neuroscience, political science and communications science.