Enrollment & Eligibility
To be eligible for medical coverage:
- An employee must be appointed at least half-time (equivalent to 7.5 Weighted Teaching Units for academic year appointments) for more than six months, or:
- If employed in a R03 Lecturer or Coach Academic Year position, employee must be appointed for at least six (6) weighted teaching units for at least one semester, or two or more consecutive quarter terms.
- Qualifying appointments may be either permanent or temporary.
Once an employee has acquired eligibility and has enrolled in a plan, he/she may continue enrollment during subsequent continuous appointments of at least half-time regardless of the duration of new appointment.
Eligible employees must enroll in a medical plan within sixty (60) days of employment, or reemployment if there has been a break of service of more than thirty (30) days. The standard effective date for coverage is the first of the month following the receipt of a signed enrollment document in the Benefits unit.