Group Benefits

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Our comprehensive benefits and pension program is designed to promote a productive level of health and well-being to staff members through coverage for retirement income planning, health, dental, life insurance, and income protection for disability.

Appointments of less than six months are not eligible for group benefits. Check your letter of offer to confirm your appointment type to determine your eligibility.

Benefits at a Glance

View your benefits at a glance and get detailed plan booklets.

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Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

FSAs enhance the value of your benefit plan by providing flexibility for you to manage your health-related expenses.

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Group Benefit Premiums

Premiums are adjusted, as required, to ensure adequate funding to maintain coverage. 

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Out-of-Province Emergency Medical

Out-of-province emergency medical coverage and travel assistance services are included as part of your group extended health benefit plans.

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Optional Life Insurance

Once you have coverage for basic employee life insurance you may choose to purchase additional life insurance for yourself and your eligible dependents.

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Information contained on this website is intended only as a general summary of group benefits, pension and other programs offered through employment with the University of Calgary. In the event of any variation between the information on this site and the provisions within the governing documents, the governing documents will prevail.