The following provides information on the various Insurance benefits offered to UConn employees by the State and the University. Each type of Insurance section outlines the overall availability and also provides bargaining-unit-specific details, when applicable.
Eligibility for Insurance, by Audience
|Audience||Basic Group Life Insurance
||"Supplemental" Basic Group Life Insurance
||Voluntary Life Insurance
||Flexible Spending Accounts
||Short-Term Disability Insurance
||Long-Term Disability Insurance
|Management / Confidential||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes 1||Yes|
|Law School Faculty||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes 1||Yes|
|Graduate Assistants / Interns / Fellows||No||No||No||No||No||No||No|
|1 Employees who elect the Alternate Retirement Plan (ARP) are automatically covered for Long Term Disability Insurance through Empower.|
State-Sponsored Supplemental Benefits
Information about the State-sponsored supplemental benefits is available from their website at the following link: https://carecompass.ct.gov/supplementalbenefits/.
College Benefits Group Voluntary Benefits
Information about the voluntary benefits offered by College Benefits Group is available from their website at the following link: https://www.collegebenefitsgroup.com/.
Long Term Disability Benefit for Employees Enrolled in ARP (Alternate Retirement Program)
Please note that the long term disability benefit described below does not apply to postdoctoral research associates or adjunct faculty.
Employees enrolled in ARP automatically receive long term disability benefits at no cost to them. For plan details view the Long Term Disability Coverage Plan Document.