Insurance Plan Eligibility

Medical, dental, vision,  spending accounts, life insurance, and long-term disability benefits will be available to employees, their spouses, and their dependents.  Proof of marriage will be required when enrolling spouses.

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

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

Temporary employees are not eligible to participate in the Plan.

Entry and End Date

Eligible faculty and staff will be covered immediately upon employment for all Plan benefits.

Medical, dental, and vision 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. The dependent life insurance covers dependents to age 23.

Medical, dental, vision, and health flexible spending/health savings accounts coverage for employees, their spouses, and their dependents will end on the last day of the month following separation or regular retirement (age 65+), with all other coverage ending on the date of separation or regular retirement. Please see COBRA Continuation of Coverage and Retiree Health Insurance Benefit.

See Benefits for Early Retirees for information on benefits continuation for Early Retirees (age 58-64).