Who's eligible: Employees with Full, Mid-Level and Core benefits
Academic Student Employees and Graduate Student Researchers are eligible for DepCare FSA 

Who’s covered: You and your family members

Who pays: You

You set aside money for your flexible spending account (FSA) from your paycheck before taxes are taken out. WEX Health is the administrator for the FSA plans.

The Dependent Care (DepCare) FSA is intended for eligible caregiving expenses for your child (up to age 13) or eligible adult dependent. Learn more about the Dependent Care FSA >

The Health FSA is intended for eligible health care expenses for you and your eligible family members. Learn more about the Health FSA >

New for 2024

  • Health FSA: The maximum contribution to the Health FSA will be $3,050 in 2024. The carryover maximum is $640 for the 2024 Plan Year. Unused balances up to $640 will be carried over from 2024 to 2025 and will be available to participants in the first week of January 2025. 
  • DepCare FSA: Most participants may contribute up to $5,000 per year. To comply with IRS non-discrimination regulations, the maximum amount a highly-compensated employee, defined by the IRS as those earning $150,000 or more in 2023, may contribute to the DepCare FSA in 2024 will be limited to $3,000.

How to enroll

New or newly-eligible employees: For most of the year, newly hired employees, newly benefit-eligible employees and those experiencing a qualifying life event can enroll in the DepCare and/or Health FSA for the current year through their UCPath online account during their Period of Initial Eligibility.