Life Insurance

As a benefits-eligible faculty and staff member, you are automatically enrolled in group life insurance at two times your salary.

In addition, you may sign up for the following voluntary life insurance plans:

  • Voluntary term life insurance
  • Voluntary term life insurance for spouses/domestic partners and dependents (to elect this option, you must enroll yourself in the voluntary term life plan)
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Group Life Insurance

University-paid coverage for employee only

Participation in the group term life insurance program is required for any regular benefit-eligible employee. The university will automatically cover two times your salary. 

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Voluntary Term Life Insurance

Optional additional insurance for employee only

This optional insurance allows the employee to acquire additional life insurance from 1/2 to 3-1/2 times their salary. 

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Voluntary Term Life Insurance

Spouse/Partners and Dependent Children

A voluntary program available to benefit-eligible employees to obtain life insurance for their spouse/domestic partner and/or their dependent(s).

All of our life insurance plans are administered by Principal Financial Group. 

Converting Your Life Insurance Plans

See general continuation information and conversion forms and rates:

Life Conversion Policy Application (pdf)

Life Conversion Policy Rates (pdf)

Contact Information

University Benefits

Campus Address
120 USB
Mailing Address

120 University Services Building
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
United States

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.