By understanding your options, you can make the most of your benefits.

The University of Wisconsin (UW) System offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of our community. The University contributes towards the cost of several benefit plans. This is a valuable piece of employees total rewards package. Other plans offer favorable group rates and convenient payroll deduction for employees. Some health and life insurance premiums are deducted from salary on a pre-tax basis, saving employees money.

Annual Benefits Enrollment

2023 Annual Benefits Enrollment period ended on October 21, 2022.

Review the ABE web page to learn more about changes to benefits for 2023.

ABE web page

General Employee Information

For Current and New Employees

Learn more about benefit offerings to UW System employees. In addition, find information on benefit eligibility, enrollment deadlines, payroll schedules and important forms to complete.

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How to Choose a Health Plan

For Employees Making their Health Insurance Plan Election

Follow the steps outlined to help you choose a health insurance plan design that best fits your needs and choose a health insurance plan carrier that will provide services in the county you would like to receive services in.

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Health & Retirement Contributions Estimator

As a UW System employee, you will receive an excellent total rewards package. Use the Health & Retirement Contributions Estimator to calculate the estimated value of your compensation and benefits.

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Have Questions?

Contact your institution's benefits specialist

Each UW System institution has staff available to assist you with benefits-related questions.

Institution Benefits Contacts