This section contains information about benefits administered by Payroll.
Benefits policy and rates are set and negotiated by Human Resources. To check your eligibility for benefits, please see the eligibility requirements.
Are my Dependents Covered?
Dependents are covered under many of your benefits. If your dependent is attending UBC, they may be eligible for tuition waivers. UBC students are automatically enrolled in health plans through the AMS. Dependents of UBC staff may wish to opt out of the AMS Health Plans. Visit the HR website for the definition of a dependent.
What Benefits are Available?
Medical Services Plan
MSP is the Provincial health plan. It covers doctor visits, hospitalizations and other medical services.
UBC has basic, optional and accidental death policies available.
Provides coverage if you become unable to work.
The payroll office enrolls you in the pension plan when it is mandatory upon hire. All other pension enrollments and enquiries should be directed to the Pension Office.
Canada Savings Bonds
Sale of Canada Savings Bonds has been discontinued.
Benefits Not Administered by Payroll
- Pensions: Please see the Pensions Office Website. 116 Hourly Pension is handled by the CUPE 116 Union Office.
- Professional Development Expenses: Please see Faculty Relations for the Faculty program, or Human Resources for M&P expenses.
- Housing Assistance: Please see Housing & Relocation Services.
- Travel Reimbursements: For Travel Reimbursements please contact Procure to Pay Client Services.
Leaves of Absence
Employees are eligible for a variety of types of leaves of absence, and may also be eligible to maintain their benefits.