Benefits are part of an overall total compensation package at the University. The benefits plans are designed with the continuing health and well-being of staff, faculty and their families in mind. Benefits are categorized by employment group, and eligibility for particular items depends on an your type of appointment.

Getting Started

If you are an employee of UBC, you may be eligible for certain benefits. To check your eligibility for benefits, please see the eligibility requirements. The UBC Payroll office administers enrolment in various benefits. Benefits policy and rates are set/negotiated by Human Resources. The range of benefits for faculty members is on the Human Resources website.

Benefits Enquiries

To enquire about whether you are enrolled in benefits, or other enrolment issues, please contact:


The Faculty Pension Plan is part of your overall compensation and plays an important role in your future.

Leaves of Absence

To find information on taking a leave of absence, and maintaining your benefits, please see Leaves of Absence for UBC Staff & Faculty.

Professional Development & Tuition Waivers

See the career and professional development section for full details on courses and programs available to you. The UBC Tuition Fee Waiver also provides eligible UBC staff with tuition assistance for approved undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as non-credit courses offered through Continuing Studies.