Current Employees

  • September 4th, 2019
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Employee Tools and Resources

Bookmark this page for quick access to employee resources and tools to assist you in your career. The links below will be useful throughout your time at UA.

Bama Perks

Bama Perks is your UA discount program designed to inform the UA community about local businesses offering discounts to employees.

Compliance Training

In order to meet state and federal requirements as well as University policy,  faculty, staff and student employees of the University may be required to take mandatory training on specific topics.  Many of the mandatory compliance training topics must have the course or a refresher course completed on an annual basis.

Click the link below for detailed information on the current training requirements which apply to all University employees.  Other training may be assigned to employees based on job duties, employment status or work environment.

Compliance Training

Elder care Resources  

Human Resources has developed four steps that can help you prepare for taking care of an elderly person. Employee can access tools and resources that help  address responsibilities of elder care.

Emergency Alerts

One of the methods The University of Alabama uses for emergency notification is UA Alerts.  In an emergency, University Relations will activate the system, sending telephone calls (work, cell, and/or home), e-mail, and text (SMS) messages simultaneously to the campus community.

Find more information about UA Alerts.

Users will be able to update their personal information using their myBama portal.

Employee Assistance Program

The University’s EAP Program provides employees and their family members with resources for resolving work related and personal problems including: marital, parent-child, substance abuse, stress, and personal budgeting. The program provides free assessment, short-term counseling, and referral services.


 The University provides generous paid leave time to staff members, including: annual, sick, holiday, jury duty, and bereavement leave.

Life Insurance 

The University of Alabama offers Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment plans to eligible employees.

View a summary of UA’s Voluntary Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance.

View the Supplemental Term Life Certificate of Coverage

View the Basic Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Certificate of Coverage

View the Voluntary Accidental Death & Dismemberment Certificate of Coverage

Life-Long Learning

 UA  employees have access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities here on campus. The Human Resources Department of Learning and Development is committed to providing access to learning experiences for employees that promote performance improvement and professional development.

New Parent Resources

The University provides lactation rooms for nursing mothers on campus as well as other resources that are beneficial to new parents.

New Parents Resources

Explore Lactation Rooms on the UA Campus

Payroll Information

  For assistance with general payroll questions, please call the HR Service Center at (205)348-7732 or visit the payroll department

Retirement Resources

The university’s retirement plans are an important part of your total compensation package.

HR’s Retirement Benefits web page 

Looking Ahead at Retirement

Summary of Benefits

UA Summary of Benefits Guide 

UA’s Flexible Spending Account 

The University of Alabama’s Flexible Spending Account program for dependent care provides University employees the opportunity to create a pre-tax account to help pay for dependent care expenses.  The program is administered through FlexCorp.