Benefits Offered by Group

Faculty and Staff Benefits

Included Groups Core Benefits Voluntary Benefits
  • Faculty
  • Professional & Scientific
  • Merit
  • SEIU

Regular benefit-eligible employees
working 50% or greater 

  • UIChoice/UISelect health coverage
  • Dental II dental coverage
  • Group Life Insurance (2x's your salary paid by UI)
  • Long Term Disability
  • Mandatory Retirement Plan (IPERS or TIAA)
  • Vacation / Sick Time
  • FMLA
  • Workers' Compensation
  • COBRA
  • $90 General Benefit Credit
  • Double Spouse Credit
    (family coverage)
  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Term Life for Spouse/
    Dependent(s)
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Vision Insurance
    with Two Rivers Insurance
  • Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan (VRSP) / 457(b) Deferred compensation plan

House Staff Benefits

Included Groups Core Benefits Voluntary Benefits
  • GME Residents & Fellows
  • CCOM Residents & Fellows
  • Dentistry Residents & Fellows
  • UIChoice/UISelect health coverage
  • Dental II dental coverage
  • Group Life Insurance
    (2x's Salary Only)
  • Long Term Disability
  • FMLA
  • Workers' Compensation
  • COBRA
  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Term Life for Spouse/Dependents
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan (VRSP)/457(b) Deferred Compensation plan
  • Pharmacy Residents & Fellows
  • UIChoice/UISelect health coverage
  • Dental II dental coverage
  • Group Life Insurance
    (2x's Salary Only)
  • Long Term Disability
  • Mandatory Retirement Plan
  • FMLA
  • Workers' Compensation
  • COBRA
  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Term Life for Spouse/Dependents
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan (VRSP)/457(b) Deferred Compensation plan

 

Temporary Employee Benefits

Included Groups Core Benefits Voluntary Benefits
  • Faculty
  • Professional & Scientific
  • Merit
  • SEIU

working at least 50% time for
6 months or more including
non-student bi-weekly positions.

  • UIChoice/UISelect health coverage
  • Dental II dental coverage
  • Mandatory Retirement Plan 
     
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan (VRSP)/457(b) Deferred Compensation plan
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • UIChoice/UISelect health coverage
  • Dental II dental coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan (VRSP)/457(b) Deferred Compensation plan

UI Student Benefits

Included Groups Core Benefits Voluntary Benefits
  • Undergraduate Students
    (Degree seeking & registered
    for 5 or more credit hours per semester)
  • International Students
  • Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP)
  • Student Dental Insurance Plan
N/A
  • Graduate Students
  • Graduate International Students
  • Health Science Students
  • Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP)
  • UIGRADCare Health Plan
  • Student Dental Insurance Plan
N/A
  • Employed Graduate Students
  • Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP)
  • UIGRADCare Health Plan
  • Student Dental Insurance Plan
  • FMLA
  • ​​​​Workers' Compensation
  • COBRA
  • Double Spouse Credit
    (Assistantship only)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

Postdoctoral Scholars and Research Fellows

Included Groups Core Benefits Voluntary Benefits
  • Postdoctoral Research Scholars (FP01)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellows (FP02)
  • Research Interns

 

  • Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP)
  • Dental II dental coverage
  • Mandatory Retirement Plan (if working more than 6 months)
     
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan (VRSP)/457(b) Deferred Compensation plan
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • UIChoice/UISelect health coverage
  • Dental II dental coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan (VRSP)/457(b) Deferred Compensation plan

Retiree Benefits

Included Groups Core Benefits Voluntary Benefits
  • Regular Retirees
    Age 55+ at time of retirement

To be eligible for the UI Contribution
towards UIChoice premium, you must
retire at age 62+ with 10 years of
continuous benefit-eligible service.

 

  • UIChoice/UISelect health coverage
  • Health Alliance Health plans
  • Dental II dental coverage
  • Group Life Insurance
    (if converted at retirement)
  • UI Retiree Association
  • Association of Emeritus Faculty
  • Travel Assistance Program
  • Term Life for Spouse/Dependents
    (if converted at time of retirement)
  • $100,000 family AD&D policy,
    (if converted at time of retirement)