Eligible CUPE 1975 members have access to many benefits as part of their compensation.

Health and Drug Plan

Find out what is covered by our plan with Sun Life, including medical, paramedical, prescription drugs, vision care, and travel coverage.

Dental Plan

Our plan with Sun Life includes basic dental services, major dental care, and orthodontic services.


The rate of accumulation for vacation time is listed in Article 17 of the CUPE 1975 Collective Agreement.

Disability Plans

Learn about sick leave, short term disability, and long term disability plans, and how they work together.

Flexible Spending

Learn how you can allocate your funds each year towards either a health spending account or a personal spending account.

Life Insurance

The University provides you with Employee Basic Life Insurance coverage. You also have the option of applying for additional Optional Life Insurance and Optional Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) coverage for yourself and/or your spouse. 


As of September 1, 2019, CUPE 1975 employees began contributing to the CAAT DBPlus Pension Plan. Members who were employed before that date have also contributed to the (now closed) Non Academic Pension Plan

Part-Time Benefits

If you don’t work full time, find out if you might still be eligible for part-time benefits.

USask Benefit Plans for Staff and Faculty