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Benefits Education

OHR Benefits presents a variety of courses and all courses are provided to the University at no cost. To enroll, be sure to log into your ConnectCarolina account and elect the course(s) that most interest you.

Let’s Talk TSERS

(Teachers’ & State Employees’ Retirement System) How to Enroll

This half-day retirement workshop provides information on when employees are eligible to retire, how to calculate their payment and what other benefits are available in retirement. This workshop is ideal for employees who are considering retirement and want to explore their options. A member of the Social Security Administration Office of Communications team will cover all you need to know about your future Social Security benefits.

Session#: 0140
Date/Time: August 8, 2017 | 8:30am – 12:00pm
Location: Administrative Office Building


How to Enroll

UNC-Chapel Hill provides faculty and staff who become parents, either by birth or adoption or foster-care placement of a minor child, with leave to allow for the healthy recovery of the primary caregiver, bonding with the adopted child, and/or a period of family adjustment. This workshop provides an overview of the parental leave process and addresses frequently asked questions regarding maternity and paternity leave such as, “How does FMLA work?”, “When and how do I apply for leave?”, and “How do I get paid while on leave?”

Course objectives:
  • Awareness of entitlements with respect to parental leave
  • Understanding of the process for taking maternity and paternity leave
  • Knowledge of resources available to new parents (i.e. benefits and work/life programs)

Session#: 0130
Date:  March 22, 2017
Time: 12:00-1:00

Medicare Workshop

How to Enroll

A one-hour lunch and learn. SHIIP – Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program will present information regarding Medicare. They provide information to compare Medicare Plans as well as long term care insurance.
Session#: 0270
August 10, 2017 | 12:00 – 1:00pm
Administrative Office Building

Retirement Education

Retirement vendor representatives for the UNC System Optional Retirement and Voluntary NC401k, NC 457, UNC 403(b) and UNC 457 Retirement Programs are available to provide consultations. They will be able to provide you with detailed information concerning the funds offered, asset allocation, portfolio planning, and investment options after retirement. You may schedule an appointment to attend one of the retirement consultation sessions provided by the following vendors. Click on the vendor name below to schedule an appointment:




CAPTRUST Financial Advisors

The independent advisory firm that works on the UNC Retirement Programs, will be visiting UNC-Chapel Hill conducting on-site individual advisory sessions at the Administrative Office Building located at 104 Airport Drive, Chapel Hill, in room 1501-C. These one-on-one sessions are offered to you solely as a benefit; be assured that CAPTRUST’s role is not to sell you anything, but purely to help you make sound investment decisions

Topics covered in the 45-minute individual advisory sessions include, but are not limited to retirement planning, general financial planning, debt management & investment education and advice. Learn more and REGISTER NOW!