Welcome to UVA! Human Resources is here to help you get settled, and will remain supportive throughout your time at UVA for career development, benefits, wellness, and much more. Below is a list of resources to help you get acclimated to UVA and your new community. Call UVA HR anytime, we're here to help!
Get to know your new community! Learn more about our institution, missions, and traditions. You can also find information about Moving & Relocating, such as public school information, and Dual Career resources for faculty and staff spouses and partners.
Depending on your employment status, you have the option to enroll in the Virginia Retirement System (VRS), Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), or Medical Center Retirement Program (MCRP). Through these programs, you also get benefits like life insurance, disability coverage, long-term care benefits, and survivor benefits.
You have up to 3 health plan options (depending on your employee type) – Basic, Value, or Choice Health – to meet your and your family's needs. Changes can be made during an Annual Enrollment period each October or after a major life change, like a change in marital status, an addition to the family, or a leave of absence.
To meet your vision coverage needs, UVA offers two ways to save on eyecare. The first benefit is the Aetna Vision Discount Program, which is automatically included for participants in the UVA Health Plan. You may also choose Davis Vision, which offers additional benefits and provider options.
Every employee has different dental needs, whether basic cleanings and checkups , or covered dependents ready for braces. To meet your unique needs, the University offers two UVA Dental Plan options: Basic and Enhanced Dental.
UVA offers several benefits savings accounts. Depending on employee type and health plan enrollment, you may have the option to enroll in a Flexible Spending Account, limited Flexible Spending Account, or Health Savings Account. If you are University Staff, you may have access to a Supplemental Benefit Credit.
Grounds For Success Orientation begins with a half-day in-person program on or close to your first day of employment. It’s an amazing way to meet your new colleagues and get familiar with UVA’s structure and environment.
Health System employees attend a specific department-based orientation that begins with a Health System Orientation (HSO) general session, and is followed by two days of Orientation to Patient Care (OPC) if applicable. RN's (except Clinician 1s and Travelers) are required to attend Nursing Clinical Onboarding three to seven weeks after the first week of hire.
We value the strong qualities military talent contribute to our University which is why we provide educational and networking opportunities to veterans, as well as active and reservist service members from any branch.
Hoo’s Well offers opportunities and resources that can help you meet your personal wellness goals and be your best self. We encourage you to participate in our comprehensive wellness program, which supports your physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.
Once you complete a challenge or journey, you will be rewarded instantly. No more waiting! Rewards will come in the form of gift cards (there will be a huge selection of retailers to choose from) and you will receive an electronic gift card code, available for instant redemption. You will also have the option of cashing in rewards incrementally OR “banking” them for a larger dollar amount later in the year.
All employees and spouses on the UVA Health Plan are eligible to participate. Each employee and/or spouse can earn up to $500 during the campaign period which will run from January through November, 2019.
Hoo’s Well offers resources to help build these elements and support your emotional wellness. We provide professional counseling services, opportunities to engage with UVA colleagues to build stronger connections, and community volunteer programs that provide positive social interactions.
Career development is a lifelong process of learning, working, and managing professional transitions. As an employee you can access many resources and programs to enrich your knowledge and develop your skills. Visit our Talent Development site to customize your development goals, learn about opportunities at the University, and take assessments to discover new skills.
The Learning and Development Team provides a professional learning community to fosters partnerships that drive a culture of trust, respect, diversity, life-long learning, and service excellence that inspires shared leadership.
Employee Performance Management is a collaborative, ongoing process between a manager and an employee to plan for, develop, and evaluate the employee’s work. You will establish tangible and measurable goals, conduct regular evaluations, and take part in regular talent development opportunities.