UBC is a world-leading academic institution that is also one of Canada’s best places to work. We are committed to creating an outstanding workplace – and one way we do this is by offering our employees an extensive benefits package.


Our benefits plans are designed with the continuing health and wellbeing of our staff, faculty and their families in mind. Explore further to find information on benefits available to you and your dependents. 

Eligibility & Enrolment

This is where you can find out about the benefits you and your dependents are eligible for and how to sign up for payroll, benefits and your pension.

Benefit Plan Details

Learn detailed information about the many benefits that are available to you as a member of UBC’s faculty and staff.

Claims & Forms

This section describes how to make a claim for your Extended Health and Dental expenses.

Life Events & Your Benefits

We’re here to connect you to programs and support that can help you navigate the transitions of your life and career.

Workday: Benefits

Review benefits information for Workday through the Knowledge Base (CWL required).

Extended Health & Dental Provider: Sun Life

Phone: 1-800-661-7334 or 1-800-361-6212
Web: mysunlife.ca

Active Plan Group Number: 025205
Member ID: your 7-digit UBC employee ID number

Retirement & Survivor Benefits Plan Group Number: 020605
Member ID: your 7-digit UBC employee ID number

Need crisis counselling?

Call the TELUS Health at 1-866-424-0770 to chat with a counsellor.


The benefits information on this website is provided as a descriptive summary only. While the University has endeavored to accurately reflect its benefit programs, policies and plans, the information on this website does not create any contractual or other rights between the University and its faculty and staff members. To the extent that there are any conflicts or discrepancies between the benefits information on this website and the benefit plan documents (including group insurance contracts and benefit booklets) or any applicable collective agreement, employment agreement, or UBC policy, the benefit plan documents and collective agreement, employment agreement, or UBC policy will govern in all cases.

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