Employee Benefits


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  • Employee Perks

    Below is a list of employee discounts offered to University of Mississippi Medical Center employees.

    Automobiles

    • Wilson Auto Group

      Employees may purchase a new Wilson Dodge, Wilson Kia or Wilson Hyundai through the Wilson Auto Group on Lakeland Drive in Flowood at $500 over dealer cost. Present your ID badge at the time of your visit to identify yourself as a UMMC employee. For each vehicle sold through this program, Wilson Auto Group will donate $100 to the Children's Cancer Center at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. 

      E-mail sales@wilsonautos.com for more information. 

    Cellular services

    Employees should contact the vendors regarding any questions on these discounts.

      • AT&T

        For AT&T’s Cellular Discount Program, employees will receive 15% off their monthly rate and accessories by presenting your UMMC ID badge to any AT&T Authorized Billing Center and applying discount (FAN #2387675) to your account. The following link provides the AT&T Authorized Billing Center locations. http://www.wireless.att.com/find-a-store/.

      • Sprint

        UMMC employees now receive a 15% discount on their Sprint bills. To set up new service or upgrades, get discounted accessories, or apply the discount to your existing plan, visit www.evpdiscount.com/UMMCor call 1-888-457-6294 for more information. The contact in the EVP is Andrew and he can also be reached via e-mail at andrew@evpdiscount.com.

        Sprint Referral Program Flyer
      • Verizon

        New and existing employees may qualify to receive 15% off their monthly Verizon cellular rate and 25% off accessories. To see the discounts, visit the Verizon Wireless website, enter your ZIP code, and then your work e-mail address. Once your information is confirmed, you will receive an e-mail including the available discounts.

      Computers and software

      • Microsoft Office Home Use Program

        The Microsoft Office Home Use Program is still available to all UMMC employees, faculty and staff for only $9.95. This program allows one licensed copy of Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 to be downloaded and installed on a personally owned computer. Read more.

      • Dell computer purchase program

        UMMC employees receive discounted prices on Dell products (up to 30% off select PCs and tablets) and select electronics and accessories (up to 5%). Read more.

      Dining

      • UMMC cafeterias

        The University of Mississippi Medical Center main cafeteria, located on the first floor of the hospital, is open 24 hours a day. Employees with a UMMC ID badge receive a 20% off food and beverages at the UMMC main cafeteria and the Wiser Hospital and Student Union cafeterias. The gourmet coffee kiosks also offer the 20% discount. 

        Part-time and full-time UMMC faculty and staff may pay for food purchases through payroll deduction, up to a maximum amount per pay period, by presenting their ID badge at the cashier counter. 

        Enrollment is not automatic. The applicable form, which includes both the participation agreement and election form, must be completed in advance to enroll. Forms are available at any cafeteria location or the Food and Nutrition Department. Completed forms can be placed in drop boxes at the above locations or sent to the Food and Nutrition Department through campus mail. For more information, call (601) 984-2070.

      Education

      • Scholarships for employees' children

        The never married, dependent children of full-time employees hired prior to July 1, 1977, are eligible for FULL SCHOLARSHIPS to the undergraduate programs of the University of Mississippi and UMMC. The scholarships cover registration fees and tuition. Dependents of full-time employees hired after July 1, 1977,  will be eligible for a scholarship of ONE HALF the normal tuition. If BOTH spouses are full-time UMMC employees and are employed the first day of each scheduled registration, the dependent child will receive FULL (100%) TUITION REMISSION (exclusive of the student activity fee and orientation fee). Other costs, such as books, food and housing, must be paid by the student. Read more
      • Tuition benefits for employees

        Full-time employees who have completed the 90-day initial employment period are eligible for tuition and lab fee reimbursement/remission for up to two (2) academic credit courses per semester (6 hours) at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and University of Mississippi. The employee must pay for activity fees, books, taxes, etc., if applicable. Read more.
      • Nursing tuition

        Registered nurses (RNs)and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) working within the Department of Nursing Service who meet the following requirements are eligible to participate in a tuition program. Read more.

        Health care

        • Quick Care

          UMMC faculty and staff and their family members (defined by the IRS) who need a physician for minor illnesses can get an appointment within 24 hours through the Quick Care service provider. Most patients will be seen the same day they call for an appointment. Quick Care is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and is located in the Lakeland Family Medicine Center, 764 Lakeland Drive, 2nd floor. To schedule an appointment, call 4-CARE (4-2273). Preregistration by phone will minimize wait time.

        • Health care and pharmacy discounts

          UMMC employee, their family members and UMMC students are eligible for a hospital services discount. This benefit will be a 20% discount on the total charges for hospital and physician services. Therefore, since NO DEDUCTIBLE IS APPLIED, this benefit starts at the FIRST DOLLAR of expenses.Allowable family members are the employee's dependents as defined by the IRS. 

          The Pavilion pharmacy (984-6455) and Jackson Medical Mall pharmacy (815-3857) offer a 20% discount on prescription drugs to UMMC employees and their dependents covered under the State of Mississippi Health Insurance Plan. Only prescriptions written by UMMC providers are accepted. The discount will apply towards the amount owed by the participant for the prescription drug.

          Part-time and full-time Medical Center faculty and staff may pay for prescriptions through payroll deduction by presenting their identification badge at the counter.

        • Employee assistance program

          UMMC is committed to helping its employees and students achieve balance for a healthier workplace and home. Confidential employee assistance line is available 24 hours a day at (866) 219-1232. The program is not available to employee spouses or dependents. Read more.

        • VIP program

          UMMC faculty, staff and their family members (defined by the IRS) can schedule appointments with participating VIP Employee Program clinics by calling the Access Center at 4-CARE (4-2273). The Access Center is available from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Night shift and weekend employees and their families may call the Access Center and leave a voice mail or e-mail accesscenter@clinassoc.umsmed.edu. 

          UMMC employees and their families will receive the highest priority for an appointment. After meeting their deductible, they will be eligible to receive a 20% discount.

        Homebuyer assistance

        The University of Mississippi Medical Center and the City of Jackson offer first-time home buyers in the Jackson city limits an opportunity to receive up to $6,000 towards a down payment, closing costs or other associated costs toward the purchase of a home. The benefit is available to all part-time and full-time UMMC employees who have satisfied their initial 90 days of employment. Read more.

          Recreational and fitness activities

          • Ole Miss season tickets

            UMMC offers full-time employees hired (by July 1 of the current year) up to two discounted season tickets in each sport for the employee's personal use, subject to the Athletics Department guidelines designating which types of season tickets are available for the discount. Contact the Ole Miss Athletic Ticket Office Customer Service line at (888) 732-8587. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics reserves the right at its sole discretion to limit the number of discounted tickets. Single game tickets are not available through discount. 

          • Fitness discounts

            Employees may be eligible for a discount at participating fitness centers.

          • Geyser Falls

            A special discounted rate is available for UMMC staff and students. UMMC photo ID is required. For more information, click here.

          Shopping

          • Youpon

            The Youpon program extends discount offers from both local and national merchants to employees via their personal smartphone, tablet, or computer.

            To register for Youpon, visit www.emfuze.com and complete the registration form.  List UMMC as your employer. You will be asked your preferred e-mail address, city and state, but no other personal or confidential information. Should you have any issues with registration, log-in, or any questions regarding your Youpon discounts, call Fortibus directly at (843) 767-0624.

          Tax preparation

          Jackson Hewitt Tax Service offers quality tax preparation services at an attractive discount,including:

          • A variety of products and services.
          • On-site education tax seminars where available.
          • Year-round service.

          To learn more, call (601) 372-6733 or visit www.jacksonhewitt.com.