Effective January 1, 2016 medical, dental, and life insurance benefits will be available to employees, their spouses, and their dependents. Proof of marriage will be required when enrolling spouses. The medical plans cover dependents until the end of the calendar month in which the child turns 26, regardless of IRS tax qualification status, student status, employment status, or marital status.
Faculty and Administrative Staff
Faculty and Administrative Staff members are eligible to participate in the Plan if they have a minimum of a half-time (.50 FTE) appointment per year.
Support Staff members are eligible to participate in the Plan if they have a minimum of a half-time (.50 FTE) appointment per year.
Temporary employees are not eligible to participate in the Plan.
Eligible faculty and staff will be covered immediately upon employment for all Plan benefits except long term disability insurance. There is a one-month service requirement (waiting period) for the basic and optional long term disability insurance coverage. This service requirement will be waived if the eligible employee provides evidence of similar coverage through the group long term disability benefit plan of his or her employer immediately preceding Williams College. This evidence must be submitted within the first month of employment at Williams College.