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).  

Documentation required to add dependents to insurance plans: 

Examples of documentation for spouse:

    • Marriage Certificate or Common Law Affidavit AND
    • Driver’s licenses with matching addresses, mortgage statement, rent/lease agreement, recent page 1 of federal or state tax return listing spouse, utility bill, immigration papers, etc.

Documentation for domestic partner:

Documentation for dependent child(ren):

  • Birth Certificate

** Covering a domestic partner, domestic partner's child(ren) or dependent children over age 26 - may be subject to imputed income. Email for more details.

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