Long-Term Disability 

(No enrollment needed)

A faculty and staff member who becomes disabled may be entitled to disability insurance payments. The University provides this coverage to faculty and staff members who hold a regular appointment of at least 50% time. The amount of the insurance benefit is based on the individual's monthly budgeted salary

Accidental Death and Dismemberment

(Enroll during new hire enrollment or the annual open enrollment period)

This voluntary insurance is which provides protection for both occupational and non-occupational accidents. Coverage is worldwide, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year against certain Injuries resulting from a covered accident in the course of business or pleasure, including accidents on or off the job, in or away from the home, commuting, traveling by train, airplane, automobile, or other public and private conveyances.

Voluntary Vision Insurance

(Enroll with Two Rivers Insurance within 30 days of your hire date or during Two Rivers' open enrollment period)

Faculty and staff members can purchase vision insurance  with extensive provider networks through Two Rivers Insurance. University Benefits works with Two Rivers Insurance Services to offer our employees convenient payroll deduction. 

House Staff members are not eligible to participate in the voluntary vision plans.

Long-Term Care

Long-term care insurance covers expenses for long term care services received at home, in the community or in a nursing facility.

Other Voluntary Insurances

(Enroll with the specific company for the plan you wish to participate in)

As an employee of the University of Iowa, you have the opportunity to purchase optional discounted insurance products.

  • Critical illness/cancer insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Auto insurance
  • Whole life Insurance and more