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Group Life and Accidental Death
& Dismemberment

The University provides a group term life insurance plan with accidental death and dismemberment insurance plan to eligible employees upon hire.

This benefit is 1.5 times annual salary with minimum coverage of $18,000 and maximum coverage of $75,000.


Voluntary Group Term Life Insurance

The University offers optional term life insurance to eligible employees. Coverage is available for employees as well as immediate family members. The entire cost of the insurance is paid by the employee through payroll deduction.

The plan provides coverage to employees in increments of $10,000 to $500,000 not to exceed eight times annual salary. Newly eligible employees are eligible for up to $200,000 without providing satisfactory evidence of good health, if application is made within 31 days of eligibility.

If newly eligible employees purchase coverage within 31 days of eligibility, guaranteed coverage can also be purchased for immediate family members.

Enrollment is available at anytime. However, evidence of insurability is required outside of the 31 days of eligibility.

Insurance rates are based on amount of insurance purchased and age of employee/family members.

Group Term and Voluntary Term Life Certificate for Active Employees

Term Life Certificate for Retirees and Disabled Employees

Basic and Voluntary Term Life Enrollment Booklet

Short Form Evidence of Insurability

Open Enrollment Dates

TIAA-CREF Representative

Lori Matthews of TIAA-CREF will hold individual appointments in the HR Training Room on the below dates. To schedule an appointment, contact 800/732-8353. 

2014 Dates

  • Wednesday, Jan 22
  • Tuesday, Feb 18
  • Thursday, Feb 20
  • Wednesday, Mar 19
  • Tuesday, Apr 15
  • Thursday, Apr 17
  • Wednesday, May 14
  • Tuesday, June 17
  • Thursday, June 19
  • Wednesday, July 23
  • Tuesday, Aug 19
  • Thursday, Aug 21
  • Wednesday, Sep 24
  • Tuesday, Oct 21
  • Thursday, Oct 23
  • Wednesday, Nov 19
  • Tuesday, Dec 9
  • Thursday, Dec 11