Enrolling in Benefits

The University of Alberta provides eligible employees with a comprehensive benefits package. Please visit the appropriate page based upon your type of appointment to begin the benefit enrollment process. We strongly recommend that you refer to the Employee Benefits Online Tutorial and the specific Benefits Enrollment process Training Guide, provided below, to guide you through the process.

Once you have submitted your hire event, the Sun Life system will be updated with your information by Wednesday of the week following submission. At that time you will be required to phone Sun Life at 1-800-361-6212 to register online at www.mysunlife.ca and to print your pay direct drug card etc.

Please visit the appropriate page, based upon your type of appointment, to continue with the benefit enrollment process.

Faculty, Administrative Professional, Faculty Service Officer and Librarian Agreements

  • Full-time and Part-time Continuing Academic Staff

Trust Research Academic Staff (TRAS) Agreement

  • Full-time Academic Staff appointed for a period of 12 months or more
  • Full-time Academic Staff appointed for a period of at least 8 months but less than 12 months

Temporary Administrative and Professional Staff (TAPS) and Academic Teaching Staff (ATS)

  • Full-time Academic Staff appointed for a period of 12 months or more
  • Full-time Academic Staff appointed for a period of at least 8 months but less than 12 months

Support Agreements

  • Full-time and part-time Support Staff (working at least 14 hours) appointed for a period of at least 12 months

Training

All Online Learning related to PeopleSoft HCM is available within the LearnCentre.

The LearnCentre is a Learning Management System (LMS) at the University of Alberta that provides access to learning opportunities for all employees. Learning plans are used within the LearnCentre to group course content together to provide a complete outline of a particular subject.

[PSHCM] Employee Benefit Enrollment Process

This learning plan contains two courses related to completing your benefit enrollment process. These courses can be used to help guide you through the Benefit Enrollment Process based on the type of benefit you want to enroll in.

Image to represent Online Tutorials  To Use the Online Learning

  1. Click this Applications and Tools Catalogue page link.
  2. Enter your CCID and Password.
  3. Select PeopleSoft HCM Learning Events.
  4. Select the 'Learning Plans' option under Item Types. A list of available Learning Plans will be provided and includes a brief description of each.
  5. Find the [PSHCM] Employee Benefit Enrollment Process learning plan.
  6. Select the Add Plan icon to add to your 'My Learning' page.
  7. Click the Launch icon for the course related to the type of benefit plan you want to enroll in.

 

Training Guide Image  Training Guide

Employee Only (Single) Benefits Enrollment Process

Family Benefits Enrollment Process