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The university contributes towards the cost of the university’s group term life insurance program for regular Faculty, Professional and Scientific, Merit, SEIU and House Staff holding a 50% time or greater appointment. Coverage is required. No Statement of Health or physical exam is required for this program. 

Description of plan.

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has determined that if an employer allows employees access to life insurance in excess of $50,000, the amount in excess of $50,000 has a value to the employee and is taxable.

Enrollment Instructions


Faculty, Professional & Scientific, Merit and SEIU staff

This plan allows you to select from four levels of life insurance coverage. This coverage is for yourself only. The university provides you with two times your salary in coverage. If you select additional coverage, there will be an additional charge.

Enrollment in university’s group term life insurance program is mandatory.

  1. Select the option code from the drop down that corresponds to your coverage choice. The Option Code is the number in the parentheses located to the right of the price. 
  2. Make any necessary changes to the list of beneficiaries and identify any new beneficiaries. 
  3. Choose the recalculate function/button to refresh to your current list of eligible dependents and beneficiaries if needed.
  4. Fill in either percent of coverage or flat amount for primary and contingent beneficiaries. Beneficiaries are considered to be primary unless specified as contingent (CON). The total of all primary percents must equal 100% and the total of all contingent beneficiaries must equal 100%.

House Staff Residents / Fellows

This coverage is for yourself only. The university provides you with two times your salary in coverage. You may select additional coverage through the Voluntary Term Life program and there will be an additional charge.

Enrollment in university's group term life insurance program is mandatory.

  1. The Option Code has already been entered for you. House Staff and Fellows are automatically enrolled in two times salary.
    If you would like more than two times your salary, please visit the Voluntary Life Insurance enrollment section.
  2. Make any necessary changes to the list of beneficiaries and identify any new beneficiaries. 
  3. Choose the recalculate function/button to refresh to your current list of eligible dependents and beneficiaries if needed.
  4. Fill in either percent of coverage or flat amount for primary and contingent beneficiaries. Beneficiaries are considered to be primary unless specified as contingent (CON). The total of all primary percents must equal 100% and the total of all contingent beneficiaries must equal 100%.

Changes for 2022

There are no changes to Group Life Insurance in 2022.