Benefits

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.
3/16/17
UB Human Resources will host a Retirement Education Fair for employees on Thursday, March 30 at the Center for Tomorrow (CFT) from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. 
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. 
12/19/17
Create, change or cancel your payroll contributions for your voluntary retirement savings plan(s) for 2018. The IRS has announced that the maximum calendar year contribution limits have increased for 2018.