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  • Premera adds new medical travel support benefit for UA Employees

    February 20, 2020

    Alaskans often experience some of the country's highest healthcare costs and often find it difficult to access local providers who provide specialty medical services. The University of Alaska is committed to improving the access our employees have to specialty medical services at facilities that deliver better patient outcomes at affordable prices.
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  • Performance Management

    February 07, 2020

    Dear University of Alaska Staff and Supervisors, With the start of the new calendar year, it is time to begin the staff performance evaluation process. Performance evaluations engage supervisors and employees to discuss expectations and provide coaching and support to align individual goals with their departments and the University of Alaska.
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  • January Human Resources updates

    February 03, 2020

    Each month Human Resources provides an update on systemwide projects currently in process. The details of these projects are still being worked on and communication will also be sent to those directly impacted prior to the effective date of the change.
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  • How the UA Wellness Program can help you with your health and fitness goals

    February 03, 2020

    A new year is another chance to set some goals to become healthier and happier in 2020. Maybe you want to be more active. This could be the year you take on the Equinox marathon or the Anchorage Mayor's Marathon and Half Marathon. Maybe you want to incorporate more vegetables into your diet or reduce your soda intake.
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  • 2019 W-2 Available in UAOnline

    January 28, 2020

    UA employees may now access the online version of their 2019 W-2 in UAOnline at https://uaonline.alaska.edu. After you login, select 'Employee Services' and then 'Tax Forms'.
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  • Premera dental plan adds 38 additional in-network dentists

    January 18, 2020

    Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska has expanded the dental plan for University of Alaska employees. Starting January 1, 2020, employees covered on the university's health plan have access to more in-network dentists.
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  • Options to complete your biometrics screening

    January 18, 2020

    UA employees, spouses or financially interdependent partners who are currently on the UA Choice Plan have several options to complete their biometric screenings. A biometric screening is one of the requirements to be eligible for the $600 wellness rebate.
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  • UA closed Jan. 20 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Celebration of Alaska Civil Rights

    January 18, 2020

    All University of Alaska offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20 to recognize the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Celebration of Alaska Civil Rights holiday. The day is one of 12 paid holidays for UA employees.
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  • This holiday season take the high road and send the bill to us

    December 18, 2019

    The Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program (EAP) reimburses University of Alaska employees and their significant other for their cab, Lyft or Uber fares in the event that they are incapacitated and driving would not be safe.
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  • Check your life insurance beneficiary to make sure your loved ones receive your benefit

    December 17, 2019

    The University of Alaska offers life insurance to all employees as a financial protection for your survivors in the event of your death. Employees can also purchase supplemental life insurance up to $600,000. Evidence of insurability is required for amounts more than $200,000. Employees can also supplement their life insurance coverage with accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance. This benefit provides additional financial protection should you die or become dismembered due to a covered accident -- whether it occurs at work or elsewhere. A brief summary of your life insurance benefit options is available here.
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