Terms of Use

Your use of this website signifies that you have read and understood the terms and conditions set out below, and that you agree to be bound by them.


This website is designed to outline as simply as possible the main features of the Universities Academic Pension Plan ("UAPP").  It is for general information purposes only, and is not intended to provide you with specific financial, legal, investment, pension or tax advice.

While we expect to update the information contained on this website periodically, the information is subject to change at any time.  The UAPP is governed by the Sponsorship and Trust Agreement and is subject to a number of statutes and regulations, including the Employment Pension Plans Act (Alberta) and the Income Tax Act (Canada), which are complex and also subject to change.  Therefore, should anything on this website conflict with any of the governing documents, the applicable governing documents shall apply. 

Please note:

  • The UAPP cannot guarantee the accuracy, reliability or completeness of any of the information contained on this website.
  • No warranty of any kind (whether express, implied or statutory) is given to you in connection with the information provided to you on this website or in connection with the manner in which it is transmitted to you over the Internet.  The UAPP, the Universities Academic Pension Plan Board of Trustees, participating employers, and Buck (collectively, "UAPP Administration") will not be liable for any damages, losses, costs or expenses arising from the use or performance of this website, even if UAPP Administration has been advised of the possibility of such damages. 
  • You should not rely on the information on this website in making any decision about your pension benefits.  You are responsible for the consequences of any decision you make, or action you take, as a result of your visit to this website. 
  • To obtain official information regarding your pension benefits, you should consult the UAPP Administration Centre or your employer.  

When considering your options with respect to your pension benefits, you may wish to consider obtaining independent financial and legal advice.

E-mail and Internet Communications

Communication by e-mail over the Internet and other publicly accessible networks is not secure.  Any information that you send by e-mail may be lost, intercepted or altered while it is being transmitted.

If you choose to send information to UAPP Administration by e-mail or over the Internet, you do so at your own risk.  UAPP Administration does not assume any liability for any damages you may suffer, or costs you may incur, as a result of sending information by e-mail or, should you request it, as a result of the UAPP Administration sending information to you by e-mail.  This includes any such e-mail that may contain your personal or confidential information.