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.


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.


  • 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.
  Year after year, we continue to earn recognition locally and across the country.