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Benefits and practices to help you thrive

You’re at your best when your workplace makes your well-being a priority. That’s why we make well-being expertise available and make dedicated, ongoing efforts to help everyone thrive here.

Personalized support for what matters most to you

Connect one-one-one at no cost to you with therapists, specialists and other experts who work at UK too. Appointments are available to you and your family members.

A connected, caring work community

We’re inspiring more connection with each other and work

We’re committing to diversity, equity and inclusion

We’re donating leave time and money to colleagues in need

Experiencing challenges? HR is here to help! Please contact us.

Talk to a mental health therapist

Get professional, confidential support for any workplace or personal challenge.


January 14, 2021 $0 co-pays for medical and mental telehealth extended indefinitely

UK-insured employees continue to have options for free, no co-pay telehealth from LiveHealth and UK TeleCare.

November 16, 2020 Reduced hours and unpaid leave options extended through August 28, 2021

As part of our earlier COVID-19 response, we extended the eligible seasonal periods for reduced hours and unpaid leave to include fall 2020 and now we're including spring 2021.

October 19, 2020 Upcoming staff holidays include election day and bonus days

Election Day is a university holiday this year. To qualify for holiday bonus days this year, an employee must be in a regular position on or before October 25.

October 14, 2020 Two ways for employees to get a free flu shot

You and your team can receive a free flu shot at on-campus clinics through October 30, 2020. UK health insurance members get free flu shots from any pharmacy at any time.

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May 14, 2021 What the pandemic brought to the kitchen table Vanessa Oliver, MS, RDN

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April 30, 2021 Moving Forward with Gratitude Terri Weber, MSW, CSW

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