Management and Professional: Benefit Eligibility, Start Date and Cost

The benefits you are eligible for as a member of the Management and Professional employee group depend on:

  • if you work full time, part time or hourly,
  • the length of your appointment,
  • the number of hours you work per week,
  • whether your 2017 salary is greater than $161,913.58, and
  • your age at your date of hire.

Before you enrol in your benefits package, please review the table below to familiarize yourself with:

  • the benefits you are eligible for,
  • whether these benefits are mandatory or optional,
  • the date that each benefit will become effective, and
  • the monthly cost of each benefit.

Once you have decided which of the optional benefits you want to sign up for, please complete the UBC Benefits Sign-On Session to  enrol for benefits and sign up for payroll. You will need the enrolment code listed at the bottom of this page to complete this session. Your Benefits Enrolment Code is also included on your Letter of Offer.

You may also be eligible for the following benefits and entitlements:

You do not need to enrol in the above benefits. You apply for them when you want to use them.

Benefit enrolment codes

Full-Time, Part-Time or Hourly 2017 Annual Salary Length of Appointment Number of Hours Age at Date of Hire Benefits Enrolment Code
Full-time Less than $161,913.58 12 months or more Full-time Under 65 SEP002
Between 65-71 SEP015
Full-time $161,913.58 or greater 12 months or more Full-time Under 65 SEP001
Between 65-71 SEP013
Full-time Any More than 3 months, but less than 12 months Guaranteed full-time Under 71 SEP010
Part-time Any 12 months of more At least 17.5 hours per week Under 65 SEP020
Between 65-71 SEP016
Part-time Any More than 3 months, but less than 12 months At least 17.5 hours per week Under 71 SEP010
Hourly Any Any length Any Any age SEP012 (payroll forms only)
Full-time and Part-time Any Any length Any Over 71 SEP012 (payroll forms only)
Full-time and Part-time Any Not meeting minimum appointment length (less than 3 months) and/or minimum number of hours (less than 20 hours per week) Any age SEP012 (payroll forms only)

Full-time appointments

If you have a full-time monthly paid appointment for 12 months or more, you are eligible for all of the benefits outlined in the table below.

If have a full-time monthly paid appointment for more than 3 months but less than 12 months, you are eligible for the first four benefits listed in the table:

If your full-time monthly paid appointment is extended to a total of 12 months or more, you:

  • will automatically be enrolled in the Disability Benefit Plan,
  • will automatically be enrolled in Basic Life Insurance,
  • will be eligible for Optional Life Insurance and AD&D at this time; however, you must submit a Health Statement with your application, which is subject to approval by the insurer, and
  • be eligible for the Staff Pension Plan.

If you have a full-time appointment that is less than 3 months, you are not eligible for benefits. You will still need to complete the UBC Benefits Sign-On Session to enrol for benefits and sign up for payroll.

Benefit Optional or Mandatory Available up to specified age Effective Date Your cost (per month) UBC pays (per month)
If you work at least 17.5 hours per week and your appointment length is 3 months or more you are eligible for the four benefits below:
Medical Services Plan

(Management & Professional)

Optional Under 71 First day of the month on or after your date of hire.

If you are new to BC, you have an MSP “statutory waiting period” consisting of the balance of the month of arrival, plus two months. You will be enrolled on the first day of the month that immediately follows the waiting period.

One adult:  $75

 

Two adults: $150

 

Dependent children are covered at no additional cost

$0
Medical Services Plan

(Service Unit Director, Excluded Management & Professional)

Optional Under 71 First day of the month on or after your date of hire.

If you are new to BC, you have an MSP “statutory waiting period” consisting of the balance of the month of arrival, plus two months. You will be enrolled on the first day of the month that immediately follows the waiting period.

One adult: $56.25

 

Two adults: $112.50

 

Dependent children are covered at no additional cost

One adult: $18.75

 

Two adults: $37.50

 

Dependent children are covered at no additional cost

Extended Health Plan Optional Under 71 First day of the month on or after your date of hire.

If you are new to Canada, you have an MSP “statutory waiting period” consisting of the balance of the month of arrival, plus two months. You will be enrolled in the Extended Health Plan on the first day of the month immediately following the waiting period.

$0 Single: $53.84

Single + dependent: $134.42

Family: $134.42

Dental Plan Optional Under 71 First of the month on or after your date of hire or on extension of your appointment to 12 months or more. $0 Single: $49.56

Single + dependent: $94.40

Family: $166.48

Employee and Family Assistance Program Mandatory Under 71 First of the month on or after your date of hire or on extension of your appointment to 12 months or more. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. $1.20 $2.80
If you work at least 17.5 hours per week and your appointment length is 12 months or more you are eligible for additional benefits below.
Disability Benefit Plan

(if your 2017 salary is less than $161,913.58)

Mandatory Under 65 Date of hire or on extension of your appointment to 12 months or more. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. 1.039% of regular earnings $0
Income Replacement Plan

(if your 2017 salary is $161,913.58 or greater)

Mandatory Under 65 Date of hire or on extension of your appointment to 12 months or more. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. 1.176% of regular earnings $0
Basic Life Insurance Mandatory Under 71 Date of hire or on extension of your appointment to 12 months or more. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. $0 0.204% of regular earnings
Employees

Optional Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Optional Under 71 You are eligible to apply on your date of hire or on extension of your appointment to 12 months or more; however, you must submit a Health Statement with your application, which is subject to approval by the insurer. Depends on age, amount and smoker status. Please see the OPT table and AD&D table $0
Spouses

Optional Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Optional Employee is under age 65 Your spouse is eligible to apply on your date of hire; however, they must submit a Health Statement with their application, which is subject to approval by the insurer. Depends on age, amount and smoker status. Please see the OPT table and AD&D table. $0
Staff Pension Plan

(if your 2017 salary is less than $161,913.58)

Optional if you apply before the compulsory enrolment date.

Mandatoryafter 3 years of service.

First day of the month on or after your date of hire if you enrol before the compulsory date.

You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit on the first of the month on or after 3 years of service if you do not enrol before the compulsory date.

6.5% of gross annual salary 9.14% of gross annual salary
Faculty Pension Plan

(if your 2017 salary is $161,913.58 or greater)

Mandatory Date of hire. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. 5% to $3,500

3.2% between $3,500 and $55,300

5.0% over 55,300 gross annual salary

10.0% to $3,500

8.2% between $3,500 and $55,300

10.0% over 55,300 gross annual salary

Part-time appointments

If you have a part-time monthly paid appointment for 12 months or more and you work at least 17.5 hours per week, you are eligible for all of the benefits outlined in the table below.

If have a part-time monthly paid appointment of more than 3 months but less than 12 months and you work at least 17.5 hours per week, you are eligible for the first four benefits listed in the table:

If your part-time monthly paid appointment is extended to a total of 12 months or more and you work at least 17.5 hours per week, you:

  • will automatically be enrolled in the Disability Benefit Plan,
  • will automatically be enrolled in Basic Life Insurance,
  • will be eligible for Optional Life Insurance and AD&D at this time; however, you must submit a Health Statement with your application, which is subject to approval by the insurer, and
  • may be eligible for the Staff Pension Plan after 12 months of continuous service.

If you have a part-time monthly paid appointment and you work less than 17.5 hours per week (regardless of the length of your appointment), you are not eligible for benefits. You will still need to complete the UBC Benefits Sign-On Session to enrol for benefits and sign up for payroll.

Benefit Optional or Mandatory Available up to specified age Effective Date Your cost (per month) UBC pays (per month)
If you work at least 17.5 hours per week and your appointment length is 3 months or more you are eligible for the four benefits below:
Medical Services Plan

(Management & Professional)

Optional Under 71 First day of the month on or after your date of hire.

If you are new to BC, you have an MSP “statutory waiting period” consisting of the balance of the month of arrival, plus two months. You will be enrolled on the first day of the month that immediately follows the waiting period.

One adult: $75

 

Two adults: $150

 

Dependent children are covered at no additional cost

$0
Medical Services Plan

(Service Unit Director, Excluded Management & Professional)

Optional Under 71 First day of the month on or after your date of hire.

If you are new to BC, you have an MSP “statutory waiting period” consisting of the balance of the month of arrival, plus two months. You will be enrolled on the first day of the month that immediately follows the waiting period.

One adult: $56.25

 

Two adults: $112.50

 

Dependent children are covered at no additional cost

One adult: $18.75

 

Two adults: $37.50

 

Dependent children are covered at no additional cost

Extended Health Plan Optional Under 71 First day of the month on or after your date of hire.

If you are new to Canada, you have an MSP “statutory waiting period” consisting of the balance of the month of arrival, plus two months. You will be enrolled in the Extended Health Plan on the first day of the month immediately following the waiting period.

$0 Single: $53.84

Single + dependent: $134.42

Family: $134.42

Dental Plan Optional Under 71 First of the month on or after your date of hire. $0 Single: $49.56

Single + dependent: $94.40

Family: $166.48

Employee and Family Assistance Program Mandatory Under 71 First day of the month on or after your date of hire. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. $1.20 $2.80
If you work at least 17.5 hours per week and your appointment length is 12 months or more you are eligible for additional benefits below:
Disability Benefit Plan Mandatory Under 65 Date of hire or on extension of your appointment to 12 months or more. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. 1.039% of regular earnings $0
Basic Life Insurance Mandatory Under 71 Date of hire or on extension of your appointment to 12 months or more. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. 0% 0.204% of regular earnings
Employees

Optional Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Optional Under 71 You are eligible to apply on your date of hire or on extension of your appointment to 12 months or more; however, you must submit a Health Statement with your application, which is subject to approval by the insurer. Depends on age, amount and smoker status. Please see the OPT table and AD&D table $0
Spouses

Optional Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Optional Employee is under age 65 Your spouse is eligible to apply on your date of hire; however, they must submit a Health Statement with their application, which is subject to approval by the insurer. Depends on age, amount and smoker status. Please see the OPT table and AD&D table. $0
Staff Pension Plan Optional if you apply before the compulsory enrolment date.

Mandatory after 3 years of service.

Under 71 First day of the month on or after your date of hire if you enrol before the compulsory date.

You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit on the first of the month on or after 3 years of service if you do not enrol before the compulsory date.

6.5% of gross annual salary 9.14% of gross annual salary

Hourly paid appointments

If you have an hourly paid appointment, you are not eligible for benefits until 3 months after your date of hire. After 3 months, contact UBC Financial Operations – Payroll to see if you are eligible for benefits. You will still need to enrol in UBC Benefits Sign-On and complete your payroll forms.

If you have an hourly paid appointment of 12 months or more and you work at least 17.5 hours per week, you may be eligible for the benefits shown in the table below after you have worked for 3 months.

If have an hourly paid appointment of more than 3 months but less than 12 months and you work at least 17.5 hours per week, you may eligible for the first four benefits listed in the table after 3 months of continuous service:

If your hourly paid appointment is extended to a total of 12 months or more and you work at least 17.5 hours per week, you will be:

  • automatically enrolled in the Disability Benefit Plan,
  • automatically enrolled in Basic Life Insurance, and
  • eligible for Optional Life Insurance and AD&D; however, you must submit a Health Statement with your application, which is subject to approval by the insurer; and

If you have an hourly paid appointment and you work less than 17.5 hours per week (regardless of the length of your appointment), you are not eligible for benefits. You will still need to complete the UBC Benefits Sign-On Session to complete your payroll forms.

Benefit Optional or Mandatory Available up to specified age Effective Date Your cost (per month) UBC pays (per month)
If you work at least 17.5 hours per week and your appointment length is 3 months or more you are eligible for the four benefits below:
Medical Services Plan

(Management & Professional)

Optional Under 71 First day of the month after 3 months of employment.

If you are new to BC, you have an MSP “statutory waiting period” consisting of the balance of the month of arrival, plus two months. You will be enrolled on the first day of the month that immediately follows the waiting period.

One adult:    $75

 

Two adults: $150

 

Dependent children are covered at no additional cost

$0
Medical Services Plan

(Service Unit Director, Excluded Management & Professional)

Optional Under 71 First day of the month after 3 months of employment.

If you are new to BC, you have an MSP “statutory waiting period” consisting of the balance of the month of arrival, plus two months. You will be enrolled on the first day of the month that immediately follows the waiting period.

One adult: $56.25

 

Two adults: $112.50

 

Dependent children are covered at no additional cost

One adult: $18.75

 

Two adults: $37.50

 

Dependent children are covered at no additional cost

Extended Health Plan Optional Under 71 First day of the month after 3 months of employment.

If you are new to Canada, you have an MSP “statutory waiting period” consisting of the balance of the month of arrival, plus two months. You will be enrolled in the Extended Health Plan on the first day of the month immediately following the waiting period.

$0 Single: $53.84

Single + dependent: $134.42

Family: $134.42

Dental Plan Optional Under 71 First day of the month after 3 months of employment. $0 Single: $49.56

Single + dependent: $94.40

Family: $166.48

Employee and Family Assistance Program Mandatory Under 71 First day of the month after 3 months of employment. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. $1.20 $2.80
If you work at least 17.5 hours per week and your appointment length is 12 months or more you are eligible for additional benefits below:
Disability Benefit Plan Mandatory Under 65 Date of hire or on extension of your appointment to 12 months or more. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. 1.039% of regular earnings $0
Basic Life Insurance Mandatory Under 71 First day of the month after 3 months of employment or on extension of your appointment to 12 months or more. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. 0% 0.204% of regular earnings
Employees

Optional Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Optional Under 71 You are eligible to apply after 3 months of employment or after your appointment extension; however, you must submit a Health Statement with your application, which is subject to approval by the insurer. Depends on age, amount and smoker status. Please see the OPT table and AD&D table $0
Spouses

Optional Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Optional Employee is under age 65 Your spouse is eligible to apply after 3 months of continuous service; however, they must submit a Health Statement with their application, which is subject to approval by the insurer. Depends on age, amount and smoker status. Please see the OPT table and AD&D table. $0