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Eligibility

These requirements apply to Faculty, Staff, Administrators, Librarians, Post-Doctoral Fellows, and Expatriates.

Medical

You are eligible to enroll in medical benefits if the below applies:

  • An employee scheduled in HCM to work 18.75 hours or more per week
  • A full-time employee scheduled to work with the university for no less than 7 months
  • A part-time employee working at least 50% of a full-time schedule and expected to work no less than 7 months

Dental & Vision

You are eligible to enroll in dental benefits if the below applies:

  • A full-time employee scheduled to work with the university for no less than 7 months
  • A part-time employee working at least 50% of a full-time schedule and expected to work no less than 7 months

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • An employee scheduled in HCM to work 18.75 hours or more per week
  • A full-time employee scheduled to work with the university for no less than 7 months
  • A part-time employee working at least 50% of a full-time schedule and expected to work no less than 7 months

Long Term Disability

LTD participation is mandatory for all regular and part-time benefits eligible employees and enrollment is immediate.

  • An employee scheduled in HCM to work 18.75 hours or more per week
  • A part-time employee working at least 50% of a full-time schedule and expected to work no less than 7 months

Life Insurance

  • A full-time employee scheduled to work with the university for no less than 7 months
  • A part-time employee working at least 50% of a full-time schedule and expected to work no less than 7 months
    • Faculty & Staff

      • Tulane provides a Basic Term Life Insurance policy in an amount equal to 1.5X your annual salary up to a maximum of $50,000 for you and a Basic Dependent Life Insurance policy in the amount of $2,000 for your spouse and each dependent child paid by Tulane.
      • You may also choose to purchase additional Supplemental Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance for your self and your dependents.
    • TUMG Members

      • Tulane provides a Basic Term Life Insurance policy in an amount equal to 1.5X your annual salary up to a maximum of $50,000 for you and a Basic Dependent Life Insurance policy in the amount of $2,000 for your spouse and each dependent child paid by Tulane. TUMG memebers also receive an additional Basic Group Life policy through TUMG in the amount of $150,000.
      • You may also choose to purchase additional Supplemental Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance for your self and your dependents

Retirement

Tulane University offers a retirement package comprised of four plans; three 403(b) plans and one 457(b) plan.  Below is eligibility information on the four plans.  

  • Tax Deferral 403(b) Plan

    • All employees are eligible to enroll in the plan from day one of employment.

  • 457(b) Plan

    • All employees currently earning or expected to earn $200,000 during the current year are eligible to participate in this plan. You must also defer the maximum amount to the 403(b) plan.

  • Staff Retirement 403(b) Plan

    • You are eligible to participate in this plan after two Years of Service, without experiencing a Break in Service before completion of the two years and working at least 975 hours in each of the years. Once eligible, Tulane will contribute 8% of your Regular Salary.

  • Faculty and Administrative 403(b) Plan 

    • You are eligible to participate in this plan after two Years of Service, without experiencing a Break in Service before, the completion of the two years and working at least 975 hours in each of the years.  Once eligible, Tulane will contribute as follows:
      • Participants with a Regular Salary that is less than $80,000, the University will contribute 8% of their Regular Salary plus 100% of matching contributions up to 2%.
      • Participants with a Regular Salary of $80,000 or more shall have their Regular Salary reduced by 2% and the University will contribute 12% of their Regular Salary.

Tuition Waiver

Full-time employees scheduled to work with the university for no less than 7 months

 

Have questions about your plan?

Call the Tulane Benefits Service Center

Toll Free Phone:

1-844-810-4364

Email:

bsc.tulanebenefits@ajg.com

Monday-Friday

7:30am - 5:30pm CST