Utah Valley University offers a comprehensive benefits package that supports you and your family's overall health, protects your income in the case of unforeseen illness and life events, and assists you in building financial security for retirement. Our many insurance options provide you with valuable coverage that meets your needs through all stages of your life.
Employees hired into positions in which the University has a reasonable belief that the employee will work at least 130 hours per month (30 hours per week) in a 12-month measurement period. These employees will be offered medical benefits coverage within the University's current waiting period. Dependents of the employee eligible for coverage include dependent children from birth to their 26th birthday and the employee's spouse. Married dependents under age 26 may be covered, however, the plan does not cover their spouse or dependent children.
UVU offers a competitive health benefit package. Medical, Dental and Vision benefit options are unbundled and available on an individual basis.
Full-time employees receive a 100% UVU paid retirement plan, with no waiting period. Retirement vendor options include TIAA, Fidelity, and Utah Retirement Systems. Employees will receive more information regarding retirement options upon hire.
Additional employee-paid supplemental insurance options are available through payroll deductions.
UVU has partnered with Optum to offer employees an assistance program (EAP) to help manage life’s challenges.
UVU offers an incentive-based wellness program for employees enrolled in the UVU-offered medical plan. For more information please visit MyUVU.
UVU is dedicated to employee development, and offers employees a financial benefit to aide in their higher education goals.
UVU offers a wide range of leave options for full-time employees including, but not limited, to vacation, sick, personal, and holiday. Refer to UVU policy 361 for additional leave information.
UVU offers all full-time employees a Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance policy at no cost to the employee. Voluntary Life and Voluntary Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance can be elected for employee, spouse, and unmarried dependent children, up to age 26, for an additional cost to the employee. UVU also offers employees coverage for life’s unexpected events in the form of Long-Term Disability Insurance (LTD) and Workers Compensation Insurance at no cost to the employee.