Learn About Your Benefits

This page provides highlights of trainings, help sessions, web pages, and other resources designed to help you better understand and make the most of the benefits available to you as a UO employee. If you're looking to learn more about health insurance options, retirement savings plans, or other perks available to you, these offerings are designed to provide you with the information you need to make informed decisions about your benefits.

Most of the offerings listed here are applicable to Public Employees Benefit Board (PEBB)-eligible faculty, classified staff, and officers of administration only. 

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General Benefits & New Employee Education

 

New Hire Benefit Drop-In Help Sessions (for new employees)
Offered once per academic term
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Benefits coordinators will be available to answer questions regarding benefit elections, how to enroll in benefits, retirement, wellness, and other university benefit offerings. Please register; arrive any time during the session for drop-in Q&A.

Employee Benefits Overview
Offered monthly on Zoom
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We’ll discuss benefit eligibility, provide a review of medical plans, and offer retirement information. We'll also discuss the menu of lesser-known benefits such as product and services discounts, care provider networks, pet insurance, and more. If you’re interested in expanding your knowledge of your benefits, please register today.

Other Resources

Find more learning opportunities for new employees on the New Employee Orientation Programs page.

 

 

Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage Education

Employee Benefits Overview
Offered monthly on Zoom
Register in MyTrack

We’ll discuss benefit eligibility, provide a review of medical plans, and offer retirement information. We'll also discuss the menu of lesser-known benefits such as product and services discounts, care provider networks, pet insurance, and more. If you’re interested in expanding your knowledge of your benefits, please register today.

Web resources

PEBB Wellness Central: includes a calendar of benefits-related webinars, and other resources including recorded presentations on each of the core insurance providers.

UO Benefits - UO Group Insurance: Overview and details about employee medical, dental, vision, and life insurance offered through PEBB.

Retirement Options Education

 

 

HR Benefits maintains a separate retirement education page where you can find out about learning opportunities offered by the university, the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), and other retirement providers.

Visit Retirement Education Page

Wellness, Discounts, and Services Education

LifeMart Information Session
May 23, 2024, 11:00-11:45 a.m. via Zoom
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LifeMart is a members-only discount shopping program that you have access to as a UO employee. It's part of our Care.com benefit and provides savings on brand-name products, services, travel, and local retailers. In this information session, you'll learn how to find and use these savings to manage everyday needs as well as larger expenses.

Web resources

Explore your EAP benefits (Canopy): overview of the services you have access to via the UO's employee assistance program, Canopy.

PEBB Wellness Central: includes a calendar of wellness-related webinars, and other resources to help you explore the wellness benefits that PEBB offers employees. May 2024 topics include: