Benefits Main Contact:

Phone: (713) 500-3935
Fax: (713) 500-0342
UTHealth (UCT Tower)
7000 Fannin Street 10th Floor
Houston TX 77030

For additional education

Review the following benefit resources:
UT Benefits Site:
UTHSC Houston Benefits Site:
UT Voluntary Retirement Programs :

Benefits Information

Paid Leave

  • Vacation: 3 weeks (15 business days and 6 weekend days for 21 days total). Vacation is prorated for shorter term contracts.
  • Sick Leave: 12 working days per contract year with a rollover cap of 30 working days – sick leave accrues 1 day per month
  • Educational Leave: 7 days per contract year. Education Leave is prorated for shorter term contracts.
  • Bereavement Leave: 3 days
  • Jury Duty: Dependent on supporting proof from the court.

Services and Support Groups

  • Employee Assistance Program and WorkLife Services: The program offers services to help residents resolve problems in their personal lives that may affect performance in their Programs. Refer to the Resident EAP website for specific services available.
  • Recreation Center: The UTHSC-H Recreation Center offers a wide variety of quality facilities, equipment, and programs designed for health and fitness, as well as for fun and relaxation. Membership is open to all UT students, faculty, staff and families and affiliates, including Texas Medical Center institutions and UT Alumni. There are special rates for residents & fellows.