Get Started

Learn how to enroll in our benefits plans and use myHR, the online self-service site where you can enter your paid days off and complete your performance reviews.

Benefits enrollment

Enroll in our medical, dental, vision and other plans within 31 days of your first day of work.


This online, self-service site allows you to report paid time off, change your tax withholding, check your benefits and compensation, complete your performance evaluation and more.

Wellness newsletter

Opt-in to have the latest wellness information, tips and activities from UnitedHealthcare delivered to your inbox monthly by taking the Employee Wellness Interest Survey.

About Our Benefits

Medical plans

UMKC offers all regular, full-time employees a choice betrween two medical plans through UnitedHealthcare. Preventive services are covered 100% for in-network providers. 
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Dental plans

We provide dental benefits through Delta Dental. You can choose between the the Dental Base Plan and the Dental Buy Up Plan.
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Vision plan

The vision plan is administered by EyeMed Vision Care, which gives enrollees access to the Insight network. The plan provides a discounted group rate available at all locations where the insurance is accepted.
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Life insurance

All regular, full-time employees receive a life insurance policy equal to their annual salary free of charge. You may purchase additional plans for yourself, your spouse or your dependents.
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Long-term disability insurance

Regular, full-time employees are given a choice of two levels, the Core Plan or the Buy-up Plan. The Core Plan provides a benefit amount of 60% of base salary, while the Buy-up Plan provides the benefit amount of 66.67% of base salary.
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Accidental death and dismemberment insurance

You may purchase accidental death and dismemberment (AD and D) insurance in increments of $25,000, up to a maximum of $150,000. You may also purchase coverage for your family as a percentage of your own coverage.
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Wellness programs

Wellness programs empower positive lifestyle choices so you can achieve optimal wellness and reach your full potential.
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Employee assistance program

Through the employee assistance program (EAP), you receive up to three phone or in-person counseling sessions with a professional counselor. You can also access a wide range of resources.

Tuition reduction program

Eligible employees receive a 75% reduction of tuition and supplemental fees for up to 15 credit hours per year. Eligible spouses and dependents receive a 50% reduction of tuition for up to 140 credit hours per year.
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Additional Benefits

You may be eligible for some benefits that aren't included in the university's Total Rewards program.