The university offers an array of benefit programs designed to meet a variety of employee needs. Enrollment in these programs is available to regular employees. The programs include: a pension plan, a supplemental retirement plan, medical plans, a dental plan, group term life insurance, supplemental term and group universal life insurance, dependent life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long-term disability plan, insurance, a tax deferred annuity program, deferred compensation plan, vision benefits plan, commuter benefit program and a flexible spending account program.
Employees have 30 days from the date they become eligible for benefits to enroll for coverage in certain programs. Subsequently, enrollment changes are only allowed during the annual enrollment change period or in the case of a qualified family status change.
Detailed information regarding the specific benefit options available can be found in the Faculty and Staff Benefits Handbook at http://www. umsystem.edu/ums/hr/benefits or obtained by contacting Human Resource Services or faculty and staff benefits representatives. New employees should contact Human Resource Services or faculty and staff benefits for detailed information.