Coronavirus Information:
Bradley University will continue on-campus, in-person classes for the spring 2021 semester with limited restrictions.

Benefit Information

Bradley University provides a competitive benefit package for its employees. Basic information about each of the benefit plans can be found on the linked pages. Legal description for all benefit plans is contained in the Summary Plan Description for each plan. Questions concerning all benefits provided by the University should be directed to the Human Resource Department.

Health Insurance

Bradley University Offers PPO and QHDHP options for Health Insurance Coverage with dental Insurance and vision coverage included in these plans. Eligibility begins on the date-of-hire with a 31 day deadline for enrollment. Open Enrollment is in early September. For Qualifying Events contact HR within 31 days of event for changes/enrollment.

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Flexible Spending Account

The flexible spending account is an annually elected plan for pre-tax dollar contributions to pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or dependent care. Open Enrollment for this benefit is in early September.

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Life Insurance

Basic Life Insurance is available on a contributory basis with the University paying two-thirds of the total premium for each full-time employee. Employees also have an opportunity to buy additional Voluntary Life Insurance. Coverage is effective on the first of the month following the date of employment.

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Long Term Care

Long-term care is a variety of services which help meet both the medical and non-medical needs of people with a chronic illness or disability who cannot care for themselves for long periods. As an employee, you may purchase coverage during your first 31 days of employment through Unum without an EOI, when choosing benefits that do not exceed the Guarantee Issue limits. This benefit is available for employees and family members.

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Long Term Disability

Long-term disability insurance (LTD) is an insurance policy that protects an employee from loss of income in the event that he or she is unable to work due to illness, injury, or accident for a long period of time. Employee eligibility occurs after 1 year of continuous service at Bradley or if a new full-time employees joins immediately within three months of leaving another group total disability insurance plan (proof of coverage required).

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The 403(b) retirement plan at Bradley University is maintained by TIAA. Retirement planning is the process of determining retirement income goals and the actions and decisions necessary to achieve those goals.

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Social Security

Bradley participates in the Social Security program with equal contributions from the employee at the current legal rate.

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Workers Compensation

Workers compensation is a form of insurance payment to employees if they are injured at work or become sick due to their work. Please report any injury or sickness to the HR Department as soon as possible.

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