Life Insurance

If you are appointed half time or more, you are eligible to participate in the group term life insurance. Basic life insurance is equivalent to your base annual salary (not to exceed $50,000) and is provided at no cost to the employee. As your annual salary increases, your basic coverage is automatically increased. Benefits for the basic coverage are reduced for employees age 60 and older.

If you do not enroll in the insurance plan within 31 days after becoming eligible for coverage, you and any dependents you wish to cover must provide evidence of good health.

You may buy additional life insurance through the University for yourself and dependents. You pay the full cost of this coverage, and must enroll within thirty-one days after your first day of work, unless you provide proof insurability. Please see optional life insurance for additional coverage on yourself and dependent life insurance for your eligible dependents.

During the first 31 days following termination of employment, a former employee may be eligible to convert their Basic, Optional/Dependent Group Term Life insurance without having to furnish evidence of good health. An application and premium payment must be submitted within the first 31 days following termination of employment. An application to convert coverage is available by contacting Department of Human Resources at 916-3180.