Benefits at a Glance

Online Benefit Open-House Presentation

Full Live Zoom Recording

University Presentation

UMR Presentation

Ameritas Video Link

CVS High Deductible Health Plan Viedo

UMR/UHC (United Health Choice Plus Network) – New Medical Provider beginning 1/1/19

UMR Website or call 844-659-5059

Ameritas (Classic (PPO) & Plus Network) - New Dental Provider beginning 1/1/19

Ameritas Website or call 800-659-2223 option 3


This reference guide is being provided so that staff can be familiar with the benefits offered by the University of Nebraska.

If you have questions regarding any of these benefits, please contact the Human Resources Office.

Complete Current Benefits Information

Basic Benefit Information (PDF) - Contains information pertaining to Eligibility, NU Flex, NU Credits, Retirement and Reimbursement Accounts

NUFlex (PDF) - Provides an overview of the University's benefit plans including health, vision, dental, life, disability, long term care, dependent life and accidental death and dismemberment.

CAREMARK PPO Directory - Listing of preferred providers for the prescription drug program.

Formulary Information - A formulary is a list of preferred drugs that includes most generic drugs and selected brand name drugs program.

Healthcare Providers - Listing of the preferred providers for the Blue Cross / Blue Shield Health and Dental Plans.

Vision Care- Information on vision care insurance plans.

EyeMed Vision Care Network - Service to locate the provider nearest you.

Best Care Employee Assistance Program (PDF) - A short-term counseling service to help employees and their families work through problems.

Employee and Dependent Scholarship Program - Allows eligible staff to take classes at reduced rates or to allocate all or part of their employee scholarship benefit to their spouse or dependent children.

Retirement Benefits Summary - Information regarding the University's retirement plan.

Supplemental Retirement Plan Summary (PDF) - Information regarding an additional retirement plan available to staff.

TIAA/CREF - This links to information on one of the University's retirement plan investment agencies. To schedule for a one-on-one counseling, schedule an appointment.

Fidelity Investments - This links to information on one of the University's retirement plan investment agencies. To schedule a one-on-one counseling session call 1-800-642-7131 or go online at

Nebraska College Savings Plan - This links to information on how to save money for college.

UNK Child Development Center - Click here for more information on the child care center available for faculty, staff and students.

UNMC Physicians Eye Specialties. LASIK Surgery from UNMC Physicians Eye Specialties: 10-20% off based on patient needs. For LASIK questions and/or appointment call (402) 559-2015. Employees must show their ID badge to receive the discount.