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Staff Eligibility Definitions

Full-time, twelve (12) month employee: An employee who is scheduled to work on average at least thirty-seven and one-half (37.5) hours or more per week over twelve (12) months of the year.
Full-time, eleven (11) month employee: An employee who is scheduled to work on average at least thirty-seven and one-half (37.5) hours or more per week over eleven (11) months of the year.
Full-time, ten (10) month employee: An employee who is scheduled to work on average at least thirty-seven and one-half (37.5) hours or more per week over ten (10) months of the year.
Full-time, nine (9) month employee: An employee who works over a nine (9) month schedule with at least an average of thirty-seven and one-half (37.5) hours or more per week.
Part-time with Retirement Benefits: the assignment to a position budgeted for at least 1,000 hours, but less than 1,650 hours in a calendar year.
Part-time: the assignment to a position budgeted for less than 1,000 hours in a calendar year. This position could be either regular or temporary.
Temporary: The assignment to a position for a limited period of time.

Staff Benefits Eligibility Table

Employee Benefits Full-time Full-time 9,10,11 Month Part-time with Retirement Part-time Temporary
Health Benefits YES YES NO NO NO
University Paid Retirement Benefit YES YES YES NO NO
Elective Retirement Benefit YES YES YES YES YES
Tuition Remission YES YES NO NO NO
Employee Assistance & Work/Life Program YES YES YES YES YES
Employee Perks YES YES YES YES YES

Faculty Eligibility

Full-time and part-time status is determined by the Provost’s Office.

Faculty Benefits Eligibility Table

Employee Benefits Full-time faculty Part-time faculty
Health Benefits YES NO
University Paid Retirement Benefit YES NO
Elective Retirement Benefit YES YES
Tuition Remission YES see Employee Tuition Waiver &
Tuition Exchange Programs Policy
Employee Assistance & Work/Life Program YES YES
Employee Perks YES YES