The University of Alaska prides itself on taking care of all employees, no matter where you may find yourself in the Last Frontier.  As one of Alaska's largest employers, we know you expect nothing short of the best when it comes to your employee benefits.


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Health & Wellness

In the Health & Wellness section, learn about

  • Medical, Dental, Pharmacy, Vision, FSAs, HSAs, and additional Premera programs
  • TouchCare
  • Wellness Program
  • Benefit Enhancement Program - Powered by Corestream
  • Joint Health Care Committee (JHCC)

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Retirement & Financial Security

In the Retirement & Financial Security section, learn about

  • PERS, TRS, ORP, and the UA Pension Plan
  • 403(b) / Tax-deferred Annuities (TDAs)
  • 457 (b) / Deferred Compensation (executives only)
  • Social Security and Medicare
  • Insurances (Basic, Supplemental, and AD&D)
  • Benefit Enhancement Program - Powered by Corestream

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Holidays & Leave

In the Holidays & Leave section, learn about

  • Holidays
  • Annual Leave & Faculty Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • Family Medical Leave (FML)
  • Parental Leave
  • Short-term Disability (STD)
  • Long-term Disability
  • Additional Leaves

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Employee Support

In the Employee Support section, learn about

  • TouchCare
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Talkspace
  • LifeWorks
  • Benefit Enhancement Program - Powered by Corestream
  • Benefit News
  • Scheduling time with Benefits

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Education Benefits

In the Education Benefits section, learn about

  • Tuition Waiver
  • Alaska 529 Plan
  • Sabbatical Leave

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Classification & Compensation

Classification & Compensation are key components to the University's ability to recruit and retain top talent.


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