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News & Updates

Your Retirement Plan Investment Options

As part of our commitment to offer you the best possible opportunities for your financial future, we recently completed a year-long review process of the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP) and Voluntary 403(b) Plan. Division of Human Resources and UA faculty representatives performed this review in partnership with Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, the Arizona Board of Regents, and financial advisors at CAPTRUST.

Contract non-renewal deadlines begin February 19

Contract non-renewal deadlines are approaching for providing written notice to employees that the University does not intend to renew their contract. Pursuant to university policy, contract nonrenewal deadlines are as indicated here.

For guidance, forms, and questions regarding contract nonrenewal, please contact your HR Consultant.

For FAQs regarding contract nonrenewal or information regarding employee transitions, click here.

Title IX and the UA Community

President Robbins issued a statement in response to the U.S. Department of Education's announced changes in federal guidance, offering colleges and universities greater discretion in how they address sexual harassment and sexual violence under Title IX. The University of Arizona remains committed to maintaining a safe and welcoming environment for all members of our community.

Benefits Changes for 2018

Earlier today, the Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA) notified us about some substantial changes that will be made to the benefits plans offered for the upcoming calendar year (January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018).  

Most University of Arizona employees are enrolled in medical plans administered by ADOA. These include the EPO, PPO and HSA plans. 

Report from the Childcare Request Taskforce

In May of 2016, then-UA President Ann Weaver Hart asked Senior Vice President for Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer Gregg Goldman to explore options for childcare services available to students and employees. You can view the findings and recommendations here.