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We recognize that attracting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff is critical to maintaining our academic standard of excellence. That is why we offer competitive benefits for our employees.

2017 Benefits

An explanation of the changes for 2017 are included in the 2017 Benefit Letter for All Employees (PDF) along with instructions (DOC) to guide you through the process of selecting your 2017 benefits. New rates for 2017 are included on this page and in the Benefits-at-a-Glance documents below. For additional information about each individual benefit and associated coverage, review the pages for each individual benefit. 

Helpful Documents

The Comparison of PPO and HDHP Plans (PDF) by United Healthcare has examples and explanations of the High Deductible plan and the PPO plan. You may also view a list of High Deductible Health Plan Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) and a simple 2017 Health Rate Sheet (PDF)

A summary and rates for all of the 2017 benefits:

If you qualify for a subsidy on your health insurance, you must annually complete the Adjusted Health Insurance Subsidy Form (DOC) and submit to HR. This is for employees with a household income below $45,000.  The health subsidy forms need to be submitted by December 1, to be effective January 1, 2017.