Academic Staff

Benefits at a Glance

View your benefits at a glance and get detailed plan booklets.

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Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

The FSA program is available to eligible Academic staff.

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Group Benefit Premiums

Premiums are adjusted, as required, to ensure adequate funding to maintain coverage.

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Out-of-Province Emergency Medical

Out-of-province emergency medical coverage and travel assistance services are included as part of your group extended health benefit plan.

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Optional Life Insurance

Once you have coverage for basic employee life insurance you may choose to purchase additional life insurance for yourself and your eligible dependents.

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Balance - Online Wellness Program

Balance is an online wellness program offered to all UCalgary employees with Alberta Blue Cross benefits. 

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Academic Staff Benefits Video

Get to know your benefits and pension plans with the benefits video. 


Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP)

To be eligible for benefits under the University of Calgary group plans, you must have valid Alberta Health Care Insurance for hospital and physician services in Alberta. You should register for the plan if you are appointed for 12 months or longer.

Contact Alberta Health Care Insurance for more information.

Information contained on this website is intended only as a general summary of group benefits, pension and other programs offered through employment with the University of Calgary. In the event of any variation between the information on this site and the provisions within the governing documents, the governing documents will prevail.