Benefits

UNC Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits program designed to attract and retain high quality and diverse faculty and staff.

Employee Insurance Login:  eBenefits  

Contact for eBenefits questions/login assistance:  Enrollment & Eligibility Support Center at 855-859-0966.

The eBenefits system login issue has been resolved.  The system may be a little slower, and wait times longer at the call center due to a larger number of employees making their elections. 

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Events/Education:

  • Fidelity

    • Start your year off right! The University Of North Carolina System and Fidelity are hosting free educational web workshops in February and March, where you can learn strategies and tips to help you manage your financial future with confidence. Register online today to reserve your spot.
      • Topic: Take the First Step to Investing
        • Date: March 17, Time: Noon EST, Register here
  • Understanding Your Medical Plan Options When You Become Medicare-Eligible' Webinars Under Way

The State Health Plan is offering online informational webinars on “Understanding Your Medical Plan Options When You Become Medicare-Eligible.” These popular, free sessions are designed for active employees who will soon be 65, are already 65 or older, and retirees getting ready to turn 65.

Each session lasts approximately 2 hours and will explain important information regarding Medicare and your retirement health benefit options. Visit the website and click “Upcoming Events” and register soon for a time convenient to you, as space is limited.

  • TIAA Webinars (TIAA.org/webinars)

    • Don’t miss out on attending one of TIAA’s live webinars to help you boost your financial know-how for the new year and years to come. TIAA is providing many one hour webinars in February and March covering various topics regarding financial saving, planning, investing and living. To register for TIAA’s upcoming webinars, click here.

      • Topic:  Tomorrow in Focus:  No matter where you are in life, you can plan and start saving for the retirement you want. Learn how to create a plan that can help yu reach your goals -- on your timeline.

        • March 25, 2020 10am-12noon
        • Register here
  • Reduce financial stress

  • Stay on track to pursue your financial goals

  • Ready Set Go  This workshop is coordinated by the UNC Charlotte Human Resources Benefits Department and is specifically targeted for employees who are planning/thinking about retirement within the next year. March and August 2020 sessions to be scheduled (registration required)

News

Voya Travel Assistance

If you have one of the NCFlex AD&D plans, Core or Voluntary, you and your dependents also have access to Voya Travel Assistance when traveling more than 100 miles from home.  Get pre-trip information, emergency personal services, medical assistance services and emergency transportation services.  Learn more and print information to keep with you when you travel.

Funeral Planning Services

Voya's Group Term Life Insurance through NCFlex also includes access to funeral planning services through Everest Funeral Package, LLC.  Funeral planning services allow employees to contact professionals who will help with funeral planning for themselves and eligible family members. This service helps you and your family prepare for and manage with all aspects of a funeral, easing the burden on you. Get more information to learn how to access this benefit.

Holidays:

Employee Holiday Schedule

Reminder– Social Security Number and Name Validation 

To meet Affordable Care Act reporting requirements, the name and social security number for you and your covered dependents must be accurate in the online state insurance system. Please follow the Directions to validate your social security number and name in the on-line state insurance system, and notify the Benefits Office at 704-687-8134 to report any discrepancies, or if you have questions. 

Supplemental Retirement Contribution Limits

(401k, 457, and 403b plans):

Age category 2019 2020
Under age 50: $19,000 $19,500
 Over age 50 catch-up: $6,000 $6,500

The 401k and 403b contributions are coordinated (combined total cannot exceed the maximum).  The 457 contributions are not coordinated with the 401k, nor 403b (total cannot exceed the maximum).  As an alternative to the age 50 catch-up, a participant in the 457 plan is eligible to defer up to twice the contribution limit in effect for the three years preceding the employee’s normal retirement age, subject to eligibility.  Contact the NC Total Retirement agent for more information. 

Reference Supplemental Retirement Plans for more detail.