Taking Care of You and Your Family

Benefits For You

We want our employees to be happy, healthy, and have peace of mind. Our generous benefits package allows you to focus on what's important - making UVA an ideal place to study, work, and grow.

UVA Health Plan

Because every UVA employee has different benefits needs, we offer three health plan options to enable you to choose the right coverage.

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Prescription Drugs

Learn more about the prescription drug coverage managed by OptumRx, offered to all participants in the UVA Health Plan.

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Benefit 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.

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Read more about UVA's retirement plans, which are provided to help ensure you have enough income to live comfortably after you retire.

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Disability Benefits

Read more about disability coverage, which helps protect your income when you can’t work - whether from illness, injury, pregnancy, surgery, or another condition.

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Life Insurance

If you are enrolled in a UVA retirement plan (VRS, ORP, or MCRP), if you are Housestaff, or a Postdoctoral Fellow, you already have basic life insurance coverage at no cost to you. Read details about the offering, and the option to purchase additional coverage.

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Back-up Care

Bright Horizons provides benefits-eligible employees with affordable, temporary care for themselves or for loved ones of any age. Benefits-eligible employees receive 15 back-up care days / year at UVA’s discounted rate.

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