UUP has successsfully negotiated an exceptional employee benefits package, including health insurance, prescription drug coverage, dental and vision benefits, disability insurance, sabbaticals and special study leaves, and grant funds for research, travel, and professional presentations. For information, follow the links below.

Health Benefits
Health Insurance – Medical insurance and prescription drug benefits are defined in Page 70 of the current contract agreement.  UUP Contract

Empire Plan (NYSHIP) – New York State Health Insurance Program administers medical insurance and prescription benefits. Website includes participating provider directory search.

Benefits Trust Fund Booklet — Benefits Booklet provides information about dependent scholarship program, dental and vision care, and life insurance.

Vision benefits
Davis Vision – Vision care provider information and claim form are available online.

dental benefits
Delta Dental – Dental care is provided by Delta Dental. Website includes online provider directory search. Highlight sheet gives an overview of services for UUP members. Claim forms are also available online.

Emergency Travel Assistance – Access to emergency travel assistance for UUP bargaining unit members and their families, offered through the UUP Unum Provident life insurance benefit. To request an Assist America card, contact the chapter office For further detail about the program, click here to go to the Unum Provident Travel Assistance website

Leaves – Vacation, sick leave, sabbatical leave, and other leaves are defined in Article 23 of the  UUP Contract .

retirement benefits

Retirement Benefits – Resources for  retirement planning are available.

Grant Programs – Funding opportunities for professional growth, travel, research, study, etc.

Benefits Forms – Printable forms in PDF format

Member Services Trust – A multitude of services available only to UUP Members.

Special Offers – Special discount offers for UUP Members

General information can also be obtained from the SUNY Fredonia Human Resources Office, 511 Maytum Hall, Tel. (716) 673-3434


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