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UMS Employee Benefits Center

Welcome to your UMS Employee Benefits Center!

The UMS Employee Benefits Center (EBC) is a centralized, one-stop resource for benefits enrollment, information and assistance. We offer employee advocacy when dealing with insurance carriers and other benefit service providers. In addition to providing direct support to employees, the EBC is responsible for many of the employee benefits administrative functions. The Employee Benefits Center is available to assist employees by phone or email 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday.

Employee benefits  are a significant part of the overall UMS total compensation package.  All full-time regular and part-time regular employees working at least half time are eligible for benefits. Employees pay different premium amounts based on the type of employee they are, their collective bargaining agreement, and percent of time they work.  Additional information about benefits, eligibility, costs and enrollment is available to employees on the MyUMS Portal.

Defined Benefit (DB Pension Plan – Notice to Interested Parties

Guides to UMS Benefit Select Programs

Benefits Summary Guide (Standard)

  • Associated Faculties of the University of Maine System – (AFUM) Only

Benefits Summary Guide (Quality Incentive)

  • Universities of Maine Professional Staff Association (UMPSA)
  • Associated C.O.L.T. Staff of the Universities of Maine (ACSUM)
  • Maine Part-Time Faculty Association (PATFA)
  • Service & Maintenance Teamsters Union Local #340
  • Police Teamsters Union Local #340
  • Non-Represented Employees

Employee Contribution Rate Sheets

More information regarding MaineStreet can be found here.


Listen and watch our informative introductory presentation about employee benefits:





Contact Us

Coming Soon!  New EBC Telephone Menu

Email: benefits@maine.edu
Toll-Free: (866) 269-9635
Local: (207) 973-3373
Fax: (207) 561-3454
MyUMS Portal

Your EBC Team

Tammy York, Supervisor
Mary Callaway
Mary Whitney

Our Creed

UNDERSTAND the question or concern.
Provide ACCURATE information.
Be PROMPT in response.

You matter… and so does your feedback.