The Benefits Office maintains current information concerning policies of all benefit programs. It is essential for new faculty members to arrange a conference with someone from the Benefits Office or attend a benefits session for new employees as soon as possible after the official employment start date. Some employee benefit decisions must be made during the first 30 days that one is on the University’s payroll.

Unless otherwise noted in this chapter, faculty members have benefits as described in the current Benefits Guide for Faculty & Staff and as described in the Employee Handbook (see Chapters 14-16). See these pertinent sections, among others:

Insurance Benefits

Retirement Benefits

Educational Benefit Program

Action Card

Employee Parking

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Faculty-Staff Clinic – The University Medical Center