Vision

Vision insurance is offered through Vision Service Plan (VSP).

When to Enroll

If you are eligible for benefits, you may only sign up for vision insurance at these times:

  • New hires—within the first 31 days of employment
  • Existing employees—open enrollment

When to Cancel

You may only cancel your VSP benefits during open enrollment or due to a qualifying event.

Manage Your Account

Log in to review your benefits and search for VSP providers. Visit VSP’s website.

More Information

Download the VSP Vision Benefits Summary 2017 (PDF)—Compares the two vision plans side-by-side.

Supplemental life insurance is offered through The Hartford.

When to Enroll

If you are eligible for benefits, you may only sign up for supplemental life insurance at these times:

New hires—within the first 31 days of employment

Existing employees—open enrollment

When to Cancel

You may cancel supplemental life at any time by logging in to the online benefit enrollment system and editing your benefit selections.

Highlights

  • The maximum amount of voluntary life insurance an employee can purchase cannot be more than five times your annual earnings or $500,000. You can purchase supplemental life insurance in increments of $10,000. The guarantee issue amount for an employee enrolling as a new hire is $200,000.
  • The maximum amount of voluntary life insurance for spouses is $250,000. The guarantee issue amount for spouses is $50,000 (if enrolling as a new hire).
  • Dependent children are eligible for either $5,000 or $10,000 in voluntary life coverage.

More Information

Download Voluntary (Supplemental) Life Insurance information (PDF).—Review highlights for voluntary life insurance.

Voluntary short-term disability is offered through The Hartford.

Eligibility

  • Short-term disability is available to faculty, professional, and staff employees.
  • Service employees are not eligible because they receive short-term disability benefits that are university-subsidized.

When to Enroll

If you are eligible for benefits, you may only sign up for short-term disability at the following times:

  • New hires—within the first 31 days of employment
  • Existing employees—open enrollment

When to Cancel

You may cancel short-term disability at any time by logging in to the online benefit enrollment system and editing your benefit selections.

Additional Information

Allstate Insurance provides critical illness, voluntary accident, and/or hospital indemnity insurance.

When to Enroll

If you are eligible for benefits, you may only sign up for critical illness, voluntary accident, and/or hospital indemnity insurance at the following times:

  • New hires—within the first 31 days of employment
  • Existing employees—open enrollment

When to Cancel

You may cancel any or all of these benefits at any time by logging in to the online benefit enrollment system and editing your benefit selections.

More Information

To enroll in this benefit, you must contact a MetLife agent. This benefit is not part of online benefit enrollment. This benefit provides group rates for your auto and home insurance; premiums are payroll deducted.

MetLife Auto and Home* (PDF)
*Please note that the MetLife Auto and Home products are offered year-round.