New Employee, New Benefits

In addition to your compensation, the University of Miami offers a ’Canes Total Rewards package, which includes health care coverage, paid vacation and sick leave, paid floating holidays, a voluntary retirement program with a University-funded 5 percent core and up to a 5 percent matching contribution (up to IRS limits), professional development opportunities, education benefits, and special discounts.

For more details about your benefits, attend a total rewards webcast. You may also review the 2017 Welcome Booklet:

See a list of new employee total rewards webcasts and benefit enrollment dates and deadlines below. For more information about these benefits, please visit  or contact a total rewards representative at 305-284-3004 or miami.edu/benefits/ask.

Your 'Canes Total Rewards:

Total Rewards Snapshot

Click here to view a highlight of a few of the total rewards offered to you as an employee.

Total Rewards Webcasts

Faculty/Staff:

  • Every Wednesday at 1 p.m.

University of Miami Hospital (UMH):

  • Every Wednesday at 3 p.m.

University of Miami Medical Group (UMMG):

  • Every other Wednesday at 10 a.m.

Visit miami.edu/mytotalrewards during each time and day listed above to attend a live webcast.

 

Benefit Enrollment Dates and Deadlines

UM BENEFIT
ELIGIBILITY/EFFECTIVE DATE
ENROLLMENT DEADLINES

Medical*/Dental Insurance

Start date.

Enroll in Workday within 15 days from start date.

Flexible Spending Accounts

1st of the month following date of hire.

Enroll in Workday within 15 days from start date.

Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan 403(b)

Start date.

Enroll today at netbenefits.com/um

Retirement Savings Plan

After one year of employment.

Automatically enrolled after one year of employment.

Group Life Insurance

Start date.

Automatically enrolled. Designate beneficiaries in Workday.

Group AD&D

Start date.

Automatically enrolled. Designate beneficiaries in Workday.

One-Month’s Pay Benefit

Start date.

Automatically enrolled. (You cannot designate via WD because it’s not a benefit)

Voluntary Life Insurance

1st of the month following date of hire.

Enroll in Workday and submit application to HR-Benefits within 30 days of start date for guaranteed issue amounts.

Voluntary AD&D

Start date.

Enroll in Workday and submit enrollment form to HR-Benefits within 30 days of start date to participate.

Long Term Care Insurance

1st of the month following date of hire.

Enroll in Workday and submit application to HR-Benefits within 30 days of start date for guaranteed issue amounts.

Short Term Disability (staff only)

One full calendar year of enrollment prior to claim eligibility.

Enroll in Workday within 30 days of start date.

Long Term Disability

One full year of employment prior to being eligible to submit a claim.

Automatically enrolled.

Tuition Remission

Start of semester following 90 days of employment for self. Eligible dependents are able to use prorated TR after completing one full year of employment (and entering the second year).

Anytime.

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