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Benefits

We invest in our people so they can be their best at U of T. 

Benefits details for active employees

If you work at U of T you have access to the HR Service Centre, where you can submit HR requests & forms online; search a knowledge base containing HR and employment information including details about the benefits listed on this page specific to your employee group.

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We provide eligible employees with a comprehensive, competitive suite of benefits to best meet the needs of our diverse and inclusive community.

Health Benefits

  • Our competitive health-benefits packages include medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage.
  • Our Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) offers free confidential short-term counselling to employees and their dependants for personal, family, and work-related problems.

Employee Support

  • Our Equity Offices meet the complex needs of our tri-campus community and ensure all voices are heard by providing resources, guidance, education and awareness.
  • Our sustainable staff wellness initiatives help meet the full spectrum of staff wellness needs.

Work-life Balance

  • Our commitment to work-life balance includes flexible / summer hours, holiday closures, and generous vacations and leaves.

Compensation

Professional development

  • Our tuition waivers offer financial assistance to employees who want to further their formal education.
  • The Centre for Learning Leadership & Culture (LLC) promotes an inclusive culture anchored in employee development.
  • Our Talent Management Unit provides strategic sourcing services, recruitment training and resources to the University.

Retirement

  • Our retirement programs offer employees the ability to select a retirement path that best meets their diverse needs.
  • Pension plans that provide eligible members (see your employee group collective agreement for eligibility details) a pre-defined lifetime income.

Family Care

  • Our Child Care Benefit Plan reimburses eligible child care expenses employees may incur.
  • Our family-friendly spaces, such as nursing and study rooms, allow families to thrive on campus.
  • Our onsite tri-campus daycare offers flexible and convenient childcare options.
  • Our dependant tuition waivers and scholarship programs encourage our community and their loved ones to pursue lifelong learning.
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