Eligibility Information

  • Who is Eligible to Participate

    Faculty, Professional and Scientific (P&S), Merit and Pre/Post Doctoral employees appointed to positions with an appointment of 1/2 time or greater are eligible to participate in the following benefit programs, unless otherwise indicated.

    Employees can enroll within 31 days of their hire date, with a qualifying life event or during the annual Open Enrollment period. 

    Eligible dependents include: spouse, domestic partner, dependent children. Dependent children may be covered until December 31 of the year they turn age 26. If covering a dependent child over age 26, they must be an unmarried, full-time student (student status verification is required).  

New Employees

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