The University of Oregon values you and your work, and we are committed to providing a competitive benefits package that provides options best suited for you and your family. This is a sizable portion of your overall compensation and an important factor in encouraging a healthy work-life balance at the UO.
Insurance Benefits, Wellness Programs & Retirement Plan Choices
The benefits offered by the University of Oregon are designed to protect you, your family and your health. These include insurance coverage for medical, dental and vision care. Additionally, employees are able to enroll in a variety of wellness programs to help improve their physical and mental health.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
EAP is a free, confidential, professional counseling service for all employees and their eligible dependents. If you need support, you can connect with an experienced counselor in person or over the phone.
LifeBalance – Online Wellbeing Tool
The LifeBalance wellness program is available to all UO employees, including full-time, part-time and classified staff. The program offers a range of resources and services to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle, including an interactive online tool for goal setting and tracking progress.
Retirement Plans & Vacation for Faculty and Staff
Employees have access to two voluntary retirement savings plans, which offer an easy way to increase their retirement income. Both plans offer a combination of defined benefit and defined contribution plan options, which allow you to save money over time and earn tax-free cash contributions.