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Understanding Your UBC Benefits is a Course

Understanding Your UBC Benefits

Started Sep 23, 2022


Full course description

Course information:

Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST

Audience: New and current faculty and staff at UBC Vancouver and Okanagan who are looking to learn more about the benefits plan offered at UBC. 

Location: Zoom Webinar. Once you register for the course, you will be directed to the course Canvas page where you can find the Zoom link. 


UBC is committed to creating an outstanding workplace for our 17,000+ employees. One way we do this is by offering employees an extensive benefits package to support their continued health and wellbeing.

Do you know what is covered under your benefits plan or how to view your benefits information in Workday? Janet McHugh and Lauren Lee from the Health, Wellbeing & Benefits team will help you better understand the wide range of benefits available to you with a focus on the Tuition Waiver Benefit. 

Details About the Session:

  • The session will be a Zoom Webinar. Only the hosts and panelists will have their videos displayed. Participants will be muted.
  • Participants will have the option to use the chat or Q&A option to interact with the host and panelists.
  • Closed captioning will be enabled. 

What will you learn?

  • Which benefits you are eligible for
  • What your benefits cover and where to find more information (including information on the Tuition Waiver Benefit)
  • How to make claims using your benefits 
  • Tips on making changes to your benefits in Workday
  • What the Employee and Family Assistance Plan (EFAP) offers and how to access these resources
  • Who to contact if you have questions

Your facilitators:

  • Janet McHugh, Benefits Specialist, UBC Vancouver Central Human Resources
  • Lauren Lee, Workplace Wellbeing Associate EFAP, UBC Vancouver Central Human Resources

If you have questions or require an accessibility-related measure, please email Lauren Lee at


Sign up for this course today!