Eligible benefit changes made during this time period are effective January 1, 2017.
If you are a new employee and are looking for benefit information for the 2016 plan year, please continue to explore this website.
If you are looking for information for the 2017 plan year, go to the Annual Benefits Enrollment (ABE) website at: wisconsin.edu/abe. Information will be provided as it becomes available. Check the ABE website regularly for updates.
By understanding your benefits options, you can make the most out of them.
The University of Wisconsin offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of our community. The University contributes towards the cost of several benefit plans, which is a valuable piece of your total compensation. Other plans offer favorable group rates and convenient payroll deduction to employees. Some health and life insurance premiums are taken from your salary on a pre-tax basis, saving you money.
General Benefit Information
Each UW Institution has dedicated staff ready to assist you, with your benefits-related questions or issues.
Parking and Commuter Benefits, LifeSuite Program, Career Educational Reimbursement
Insurance & Disability
Health, prescription, dental, vision, long-term care insurance and federal marketplace
Payroll, Savings, Retirement, Leave Benefits
Wisconsin Retirement System, Tax-Sheltered Annuity 403(b) Plan, Wisconsin Deferred Compensation 457 Plan, Social Security and Edvest
Paid and unpaid leave benefits – vacation, personal holiday, legal holiday, sick leave, FMLA, military leave…
How family changes (marriage, domestic partnership, birth, adoption, divorce, death…) affect your benefits
How employment changes (retirement, termination, layoff, change in appointment…) affect your benefits