For starters, there are eligibility rules associated with benefits. To be considered “benefits-eligible,” an individual must be appointed to a regular faculty or staff position that has an anticipated duration of 6 months or more and is at least half-time. Benefit-eligible faculty and staff may cover their spouses and eligible dependent children.

Domestic partners of employees may be enrolled in the MetLife Dental, United Healthcare Vision, and MetLife Term Life Insurance programs on an after-tax basis. An Affidavit of Domestic Partnership is required; the Affidavit Form is available from Human Resources.

Here is a checklist of what you need to do to prepare for enrolling in your benefits:

Engaging Employees and Building Morale

Engaging Employees and Building Morale

Whether you are looking to engage in social activities or enhance your professional development, this page offers a variety of resources available to staff who enjoy a balanced work-life.