Benefits

10/10/17
On November 3, 2017, individuals enrolled in the SUNY 403(b) Voluntary Savings Program and Optional Retirement Program (ORP) will now be able to manage their plans online through a new program called Retirement@Work.
10/4/17
Eligible state employees can enroll in the Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP) for 2018 to exchange accrued vacation and/or personal leave for credit toward their share of NY State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) premiums.
10/2/17
State employees can enroll in a 2018 Flexible Spending Account (FSA) from Monday, October 2, 2017 through midnight, Monday, November 6, 2017.
7/11/17
State employees enrolled in health insurance and retirement benefits programs have the opportunity to view and manage their benefits online.
5/10/17
The New York State and Local Retirement System (NYSLRS) has introduced Retirement Online, a new website that members can use to access and manage their retirement information online.
4/28/17
The New York State Teachers’ Retirement System (NYSTRS) will hold their Annual Meeting of Delegates November 5-6, 2017 in Saratoga Springs, NY. As a participating institution, UB is eligible to elect one delegate to attend this meeting.
4/11/17
State employees (excluding GSEU employees) should submit all overdue time sheets and semi-annual attendance and leave reports by May 15, 2017 to prevent withholding of paychecks.
3/20/17
The Governor's Office of Employee Relations (GOER) offically closed state offices, including UB, on March 14, 2017 due to inclement weather. Learn how to charge your leave accruals.
9/13/18
Eligible employees represented by United University Professions (UUP) can enroll in the Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP) for the remainder of 2018 to exchange accrued vacation leave for credit toward their share of NY State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) premiums.
3/7/18
Eligible Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU) employees can apply now for professional development funds for activity between July 2, 2017 and July 1, 2018.
3/5/18
The University at Buffalo cancelled all classes on March 2, 2018 due to inclement weather. As this cancellation on March 2 was not ordered by the New York State Governor’s Office, employees are required to charge leave accruals. 
3/5/18
UB Human Resources will host a Retirement and Financial Planning Fair for State employees on Thursday, March 22 at the Center for Tomorrow (CFT) from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.