Benefits Enrollment Resources

Benefits Information
Benefits overview Health and well-being
Plan and rate comparisons Paid leave
Staff benefits Discounts
Senior faculty and executive administration benefits  

Benefits Overview

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Plan and Rate Comparisons

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Staff Benefits

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Senior Faculty and Executive Administration Benefits

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Health and Well-Being

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Paid Leave


There are paid holidays each fiscal year. Full-time employees also accrue two hours of floating holiday each month.


New full-time employees accrue eight hours per month of vacation time, which may be used after six months of employment.

Sick Leave

Sick leave is accrued at a rate of eight hours per month for full time employees. There is no waiting period for use of sick leave and no maximum allowed accrual.

Prior State Service

Employees of UT Southwestern are eligible to receive credit for prior State of Texas employment. Once an employee's length of prior state service has been confirmed, the employee may qualify for higher vacation accruals and longevity pay, if employed on a full-time basis.

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Discounts offered by UT Southwestern Medical Center

  • Dart E-pass
  • Discounted tickets to Six Flags Over Texas, Hurricane Harbor, the State Fair of Texas, the Fort Worth Zoo, and more are available for purchase at UT Southwestern's University Stores.
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