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University of Houston-Downtown


The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) employees take great pride in the important mission they embrace – providing strong academic and career preparation as well as life-long learning opportunities to every student. The University appreciates the ongoing commitment of its faculty and staff and is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits program as part of its total compensation program.​

UHD employees have access to a comprehensive benefits package for them and their eligible dependents. The University offers a variety of optional insurance coverage plans to fit the needs of employees and their family. Optional benefits available to employees include health and dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, a supplemental retirement program, accident, cancer, critical illness and hospital protection plans as well as universal life with long-term care. Automatic state benefits may include vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, various leave programs, a retirement program and longevity pay.

Benefits Eligibility

Faculty and staff who work 20 hours or more per week for a period of 4.5 months or longer in a fiscal year (September through August) may be eligible for some benefits. 

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Benefits Department offers confidential benefits counseling intended to assist employees in better understanding the University's benefits program. For specific questions on benefits, please contact the ESO Benefits Department at​.

Last updated 5/22/2015 6:55 AM