• Current Rates

  • Health Insurance

    All employees who are regularly scheduled to work 21 or more hours per week and all titled faculty (professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor) are eligible for membership in one of the Group Health Insurance Plans, effective with their date of employment. Lecturers should consult their collective bargaining agreement.

    The employee and the University both contribute to the cost of health insurance. Benefits are available for spouses, domestic partners and dependents.

    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

    For information on Suffolk’s health insurance plans, please visit the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care website. This site provides summary of benefits for the plans, a summary of prescription drug coverage, a benefit handbook and online enrollment information.

    www.harvardpilgrim.org/suffolkuniversity

  • Dental Insurance

    All employees who are regularly scheduled to work 21 or more hours per week and all titled faculty (professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor) are eligible for membership in the Dental Insurance Plan. Benefits are available for spouses, domestic partners and dependent children. Lecturers should consult their contract.

    The employee and the University both contribute to the cost of dental insurance. Benefits are available for spouses, domestic partners and dependents.

    Delta Dental Plan

    Delta Premier Plan benefits are most comprehensive when members use a participating dentist. The plan provides full coverage for preventive and diagnostic services, 80% coverage for restorative services, and 50% for major services (i.e. crowns, inlays, and bridges) up to a calendar year maximum of $1500 per person. There is a $50 per individual, $150 per family calendar year deductible. The orthodontia benefit pays 50% of covered orthodontia expenses, up to $1500 lifetime orthodontia maximum per participant under the age of 19. For more information on Suffolk’s dental insurance plan, please visit the following sites:

    Delta Dental Website

  • Life Insurance

    Basic Group Term Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

    All administrative and support staff employees who are regularly scheduled to work 21 or more hours per week, and all titled faculty (professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor), are eligible for Basic Term Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance, effective with their date of employment. Basic coverage equals one times the employee’s base annual salary up to $100,000, and is free of charge to the employee.

    Additional Life Insurance

    All administrative and support staff employees who are regularly scheduled to work 21 or more hours per week, and titled faculty (professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor) may purchase, through payroll deduction, additional life insurance equal to, at the employee’s option, 1 to 5 times base annual salary. The maximum amount of additional life insurance is $750,000. Medical certification is required for amounts over $375,000. The employee pays the full cost of the additional insurance which is calculated based on age and volume of insurance.

  • Total Disability Insurance

    All administrative and support staff employees who are regularly scheduled to work 21 or more hours per week, and all titled faculty (professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor) who have been employed for one year are eligible for participation in the total disability insurance plan. The plan provides a monthly income continuation following six consecutive months of total disability, and a continuation of contributions for those enrolled in the Standard Retirement Plan. The University covers the entire cost of this plan.