Current Employees

Current Employees

UVA provides a plethora of benefits and resources for our community members. To help find what you're looking for quickly, we have provided the most frequently searched topics below. If you don't see it here then check the full HR website. And of course the HR Solution Center is always here to help.


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.

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Paid Leave

View the UVA Holiday Calendar, review paid and unpaid leave policies, and read about our Family & Medical Leave policy.

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Employee Performance

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.

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About Wellness

We encourage all member of our community to participate in our comprehensive wellness program, which supports the physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing of our community.

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UVA Health Plan

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.

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Immigration Services

UVA can help employees and managers navigate applicable federal and state laws and University policies and procedures as they relate to immigration.

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UVA Health Plan Ombudsman

The UVA Health Plan Ombudsman (not to be confused with University Ombuds) makes health plan information available and understandable for UVA employees. Your Ombudsman can answer questions about policies and benefits, help you direct your complaints and concerns, and more.

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Backup Care

Benefits-eligible employees have access to affordable, temporary care for themselves or for loved ones of any age, for situation caused by illness, school closures, and much more.

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Physical Wellness

We encourage you to develop a passion for a healthy lifestyle through enjoyable physical activity and good nutrition. In addition to creating its own programs, Hoo’s Well partners with UVA and the community to provide you all types of tools to improve your physical wellbeing. Many of these programs are free or offered at a reduced rate.

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