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 – Health Insurance is defined in Article 39 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 Guide — Benefits Guide provides information about dependent scholarship program, dental and vision care, and life insurance.

Vision benefits
Davis Vision – Vision care Provider Information,  Claim Form  and  Laser Vision Correction Claim Form are all 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. Delta Dental PPO Plan Claim Form  is also available online. The DeltaCare®USA DHMO plan is also being offered to UUP-represented employees as an alternative dental option. In addition to the original Delta Dental PPO plan, DeltaCare®USA DHMO is an HMO-type dental program that is designed to encourage regular visits to the dentist by having no copayments on most diagnostic and preventive benefits.  The Delta Care USA – Q & A and Fee Schedule is available online.  Online registration for this plan is available here  DeltaCare USA (DHMO) online enrollment.

MetLife Basic Life and Personal Accidental Death and Dismemberment (PAD&D) Insurance for Active Members  (Life insurance pays your beneficiary in the event of your death.)   Travel Assistance service gives you access to emergency services while you travel, as well as concierge assistance for personal and work-related travel and entertainment requests. It provides you and your dependents with medical, legal, transportation and financial assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year when you’re more than 100 miles away from home.  For more information – MetLife.

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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