Human Resources Department

Benefits Eligibility

Staff Eligibility Definitions

Full-time, twelve (12) month employee: An employee who is scheduled to work on average at least thirty-seven and one-half (37.5) hours or more per week over twelve (12) months of the year.
Full-time, eleven (11) month employee: An employee who is scheduled to work on average at least thirty-seven and one-half (37.5) hours or more per week over eleven (11) months of the year.
Full-time, ten (10) month employee: An employee who is scheduled to work on average at least thirty-seven and one-half (37.5) hours or more per week over ten (10) months of the year.
Full-time, nine (9) month employee: An employee who works over a nine (9) month schedule with at least an average of thirty-seven and one-half (37.5) hours or more per week.
Part-time with Retirement Benefits: the assignment to a position budgeted for at least 1,000 hours, but less than 1,650 hours in a calendar year.
Part-time: the assignment to a position budgeted for less than 1,000 hours in a calendar year. This position could be either regular or temporary.
Temporary: The assignment to a position for a limited period of time.

Staff Benefits Eligibility Table

Employee BenefitsFull-timeFull-time 9,10,11 Month Part-time with Retirement Part-timeTemporary
Health BenefitsYESYESNONONO
University Paid Retirement BenefitYESYESYESNONO
Elective Retirement BenefitYESYESYESYESYES
Tuition RemissionYESYESNONONO
Employee Assistance & Work/Life ProgramYESYESYESYESYES
Employee PerksYESYESYESYESYES

Faculty Eligibility

Full-time and part-time status is determined by the Provost’s Office.

Faculty Benefits Eligibility Table

Employee BenefitsFull-time facultyPart-time faculty
Health BenefitsYESNO
University Paid Retirement BenefitYESNO
Elective Retirement BenefitYESYES
Tuition RemissionYESsee Employee Tuition Waiver &
Tuition Exchange Programs Policy
Employee Assistance & Work/Life ProgramYESYES
Employee PerksYESYES