Benefits at-a-glance for Faculty

 

Your 2016 benefits at-a-glance

Medical

  • Kaiser Signature HMO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage CDHP & HSA
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus PPO

Dental

  • Aetna DMO
  • Delta DentalStandard PPO
  • Delta Dental Enhanced PPO

Vision

  •  EyeMed Vision Care Select

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account (DCRA)
  • Health Care Reimbursement Account (HCRA)

 

Basic Life/
Basic AD&D

  • Georgetown University provides you with basic life insurance of $20,000 through MetLife.
  • Basic accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance of $20,000 is also provided. 
  • You are automatically enrolled in these benefits.

Supplemental Life

  • Choose from 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 times annual salary, up to $1,000,000. 

Voluntary AD&D

  • Employee-only and family coverage available. You may purchase coverage from $10,000 to $1 million (in increments of $10,000). 

 

Dependent Life Insurance

 

  • Spouse - You may choose from the following coverage options: $10,000, $30,000, $50,000, $100,000, $150,000, $200,000, $250,000

You must be enrolled in supplemental life to be eligible for spouse life coverage. Your spouse life election cannot exceed 50% of your supplemental life amount.

  • Children - $5,000 or $10,000

Business Travel Accident (BTA)

  • The University provides business travel accident insurance at no cost to you. You are automatically enrolled in this benefit.

Disability

  • Salary Continuance benefits replace 100% of your income in the event illness or injury. Salary continuance is short term disability leave that is fully paid for, and administered, by your department.
  • Long Term Disability benefits begin after you are unable to work, due to an illness or injury, for 90 calendar days and provides a benefit of 60% of base pay to a maximum paid benefit of $15,000 per month.
  • You are automatically enrolled in these benefits. 

Retirement & Savings Benefits

Long Term Care*

  • Optional. Long-term care insurance covers a range of personal care services you might need if you cannot care for yourself due to a temporary or permanent illness or injury. You can purchase discounted individual policies through the Todd Benefits Group ("TBG").

Tuition Assistance Program
(TAP)**

  • Georgetown University offers tuition benefits to employees and their children through the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). These benefits can be used for both studies at Georgetown University and other accredited higher educational institutions. 

 Other Benefits

  • Paid Leave: N/A;  To learn about Family Care Leave benefits for faculty, click here.
  • Holidays: Georgetown faculty and staff are provided with 13 paid holidays.
  • Child Care: Hoya Kids Learning Center, an on-site facility for children 18 months old to 5 years old, scholarships available to some income levels, there is a waiting list, separate facility and policy at  GU Law Center.
  • Faculty and Staff Assistance Program: FSAP assists faculty and staff and their families with professional and personal concerns, provided at no cost to employee, provides short term and crisis counseling, coordinates wellness programs, confidential.
  • Training and Development: provides individual classes as well as a Professional Management Certificate Program, available to all employees, paid for by the employees' departments.
  • Chaplain to the Staff: Frances Schemel, S.J. is available for personal, professional, and spiritual development of staff, provided at no cost to staff member, private and confidential.
  • Parking/Transportation: administered by the Office of Transportation Management. Parking available on-campus and at satellite locations, paid for by pre-tax payroll deduction, price varies according to income level and site. Free shuttle service to Wisconsin Avenue, Dupont Circle, Arlington, and Law Center, free motorist assistance, pre-tax Metrocheck.
  • Credit Union: Hoya Federal Credit Union offers financial products and services to GU faculty, staff, and their families.
  • Discounts and Voluntary Benefits through GUAdvantage.
*Changes to your Long Term Care elections may be made at any time during the year, subject to any evidence of insurability requirements.
**Only faculty working 90%+ time are eligible for TAP benefits.