Your Benefits at Georgetown University

Benefits are an important part of your total compensation at Georgetown University. The Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits (OFSB) provides you the information and resources you will need to make the best choices for you and your family. As a matter of accountability, the OFSB utilizes Choice, Access and Service as our three-pronged approach in delivering benefits to you.

Eligibility and Benefits for Full Time Faculty, Staff, AAP and Fellows

You are considered a full-time employee and eligible to participate in the Georgetown University benefits program if you are:

  • A staff employee, including members of the 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East and the Law Enforcement Officers Security Union-LEOSU-DC, hired to work 30 or more hours per week;
  • An academic employee (faculty or academic administrative professional) hired to work at least 75% time;
  • An active fellow.

Eligibility for coverage under the various benefit plans is based upon your employment category. Enrollment in benefits, including health insurance, is not automatic. To view your benefits-at-glance, select one of the categories below:

Note: Employees must submit their benefits elections in GMS within 30 days of their date of hire or change in eligibility, many elected coverages will be retroactive to that date. To reduce the impact of retroactive premiums, we recommend attending a Benefits Orientation and submitting your elections as soon as possible. 

Benefits and Eligibility for Part-Time Faculty, Staff, AAP and Fellows

There are a number of benefits that are available to all employees of Georgetown University, regardless of employment category and number of hours worked. These benefits include the Voluntary Contribution Retirement Plan and those discounts offered through GUAdvntage in addition to University programming like special events, GUWellness and Training & Development classes. Please contact our office for more information on benefits for part-time employees. 

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