Pay and benefits

Photo of retirement planning meeting
Suzanne Helston, Manager of Benefits, helps an employee plan her transition to retirement.

In addition to competitive salaries, UVic contributes to your and your family’s health and security through its comprehensive medical, dental and pension benefits. We also offer:

Service areas

Looking for information about your paycheque?
UVic's payroll department processes payroll for all employees, administers deductions and payment of benefits, issues records of employment, and prepares tax forms.

Benefits self service

UVic Online tools:

Pacific Blue Cross Member Services log-in:

  • File electronic claims
  • Download claim forms
  • View summary of coverage
  • Print ID cards
  • Sign up for direct deposit for paid claims
  • View online statements

News and tips from the Benefits Office

EFAP Updates 

Company Name Change

Our Employee Family Assistance Provider has rebranded from Morneau Shepell to LifeWorks.  This name change better reflects the company’s purpose.  

Nothing has changed except for the name. Employees and their dependents can continue to access this free, confidential program offering professional counselling, information and referral services. 

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Stress Reduction Tool bag

June 3,2021

Introduction to Mindfulness

July 13, 2021

Positive Parenting

September 14, 2021


October 5, 2021


July 1, 2021 Change in Premium Rates

The University of Victoria's group benefit and life insurance plans are reviewed annually and premiums are subject to change. Consult the online Benefit Handbooks or your pay stub for possible changes.

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External services