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Employee Benefits Services

UT Arlington offers a comprehensive insurance and retirement benefits program to employees and retirees. The staff of Employee Benefit Services focus on assisting you in understanding and maximizing the benefits programs offered to you. Our mission is customer based and service oriented.

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2017-2018 Insurance Plans

Employees can expect no rate increases in 2017-18 for the UT Select medical plan and voluntary benefits such as the dental, vision, life and accidental death insurance, and long- and short-term disability plans. If you have any questions, contact the Benefit Services Department at or 817-272-5554.


Free screening mammograms for UTA faculty and staff

Free screening mammograms are available during the month of May on campus thanks to a partnership with UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

The screenings are free for UTA faculty and staff with the UT Select medical plan. Employees without the UT Select plan can call to verify that their medical plan is accepted. Most medical insurance plans cover screening mammograms at no cost.

UT Southwestern’s mobile mammogram unit will provide screenings by appointment 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Friday, May 18, outside of College Park Center at Gate #1, at Spaniolo Drive and Third Street.                                                                                    

Women are encouraged to begin annual screenings at age 40.

To schedule a mammogram appointment, call 214-645-2560 or 866-277-0710. For more details call the Office of Human Resources at 817-272-5554.


Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information

Group Benefits Handbook, Plan Guides , Retirement and All Forms

Required Documentation for Eligible Dependents 

Documentation is now required for all dependents when adding coverage as a new employees, family status change or annual enrollment.  Documentation will be required even if the dependent has current coverage on another plan.

IRS Form 1095-C

Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage 

As part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, employers are required to send Form 1095-C to certain employees.  It will contain detailed information about your health care coverage. In February 2017, you may receive this form.

You will receive the form if you meet either of the two conditions listed below.  

  • Were enrolled in health care coverage from UT Arlington at any point in 2016
  • Worked an average of 30 or more hours per week 

It is important to keep the form for your records since you will need it to file your taxes for 2016.  You can view the blank form here on the IRS website.

We will continue to keep you informed on this important new tax document.

Stay Informed

Human Resources in alliance with UT System is committed to keeping you informed but you must do your part by watching your email for messages about your benefits and visiting the Benefits Web site or the UT System Office of Employee Benefits Web site for updates. Last, be sure your personal information is up to date to ensure you receive messages.  Email and Mail addresses or other information can be updated on UT Direct, Employee Services.

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