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

2022 Annual Benefits Enrollment period is September 27 - October 22, 2021

The Annual Benefits Enrollment (ABE) period is here. Review the ABE web page to learn more about changes to benefits for 2022 and action you may need to take.

Annual Benefits Enrollment

UW 403(b) Program

Changes to enhance the program are being made

UW System is making changes to enhance the UW 403(b) Program. Review the UW 403(b) Program Enhancements web page for more information and frequent updates on the changes.

403(b) Program Enhancements 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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Visit ALEX

ALEX is an interactive decision-support tool that acts as an informative, virtual benefits counselor to help employees and prospective employees learn more about the UW System’s comprehensive benefits in a personalized way.

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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