Learn more about your Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and other insurance benefits.

Leave benefits

Learn more about time off and leave programs such as holiday, vacation, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and shared leave.

Educational benefits

Review the benefits available to faculty, staff, retirees, spouses and children of faculty and staff.


Learn more about our retirement programs for eligible faculty and staff. All faculty and staff can make voluntary contributions.

Employee assistance program

The university provides access to two employee assistance programs (EAP) which provide cost-free services to employees and their family members. EAP consultants provide professional, experienced guidance that can assist individuals in both work and non-work related situations.

College savings plan

You know the importance of higher education. Why not start saving for it now with a Section 529 savings program?

Cafeteria plan

Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs) are two separate accounts that enable you to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible health care or dependent care out-of-pocket expenses that arise throughout the year.

Workers' compensation

The university provides a workers’ compensation insurance program to protect individuals from loss of income or cost of medical care attributable to a work-related injury or illness.

Employee discounts

Save money with these offers just for faculty and staff.

Benefits news


Contact information

Deidre A. Mings

Deidre A. Mings

Assistant Director, Human Resources - Benefits

Provides full range of HR Benefits management services. Specific responsibilities include health insurance, dental, vision, long term disability, life insurance, FSA, leave and FMLA benefits, and retirement.

Denise Lofton

Responsibilities: Benefits Administration; Wellness Fair; Workers’ Compensation; FMLA Administration; Emergency Paid Leave; Open Enrollment