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Special Notes for UConn Employees

Enrollment Guide for State Employees Supplement
Additional Life Insurance Option for UConn Employees

Aetna Group Universal Life Insurance (GUL)
The University of Connecticut offers employees a Universal Life Insurance program through Aetna with discounted group term insurance rates and a cash value option. Employees select the amount of coverage, from a minimum of $10,000 to a maximum of five times salary. Spouse and children coverage is available, even if the employee does not participate. Coverage can be continued at group rates when employment ends.

For more information, call Charles Dyson at (860) 429-9000 or toll-free at (800) 594-7310
or visit the College Benefits Group website.

Additional Short Term Disability Option for UConn Employees Enrolled in the Alternate Retirement Program (ARP)
The University of Connecticut has selected an additional vendor to offer short term disability benefits to employees enrolled in the long term disability program through their participation in the Alternate Retirement Program (ARP):

The Hartford
Designed to allow employees to purchase coverage that protects against the short-term loss of income as a result of an absence due to an illness or injury. For more information, call Charles Dyson at (860) 429-9000 or toll free at (800) 594-7310 or visit the College Benefits Group website.

Long Term Disability
The long term disability benefits described in the Enrollment Guide for State Employees are not available to UConn employees. Below is a description of the long term disability benefits available to UConn Employees.
Long term disability coverage is automatically provided to eligible employees enrolled in the Alternate Retirement Program (ARP). The coverage is through Prudential and is designed to pay covered employees 60% of their salary starting six months after their last date of work due to a long-term disability. For more information, refer to the booklet certificate.

Employees who are not enrolled in the Alternate Retirement Program (ARP) are eligible to purchase long term disability. Benefits are provided through Aetna and enrollment and customer service is provided by Charles Dyson at College Benefits Group. For more information, visit the College Benefits Group website or call Charles Dyson at (860) 429-9000 or toll-free at (800) 594-7310.