Benefits for Staff and AAPs

  • Kaiser HMO Signature
  • Kaiser HDHP 3 Signature with HSA
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage CDHP with HSA
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus PPO
  • Aetna DMO
  • Delta Dental Standard PPO
  • Delta Dental Enhanced PPO
  •  EyeMed Vision Care Select
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • Health Care FSA
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 to 8 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.
  • Short Term Disability benefits replace 100% of your income in the event you become unable to work due to an injury, illness, or other medical scenario such as a scheduled surgery or birth of a child. There is a 5-day unpaid waiting period before paid benefits begin.
  • 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. See HR Policy #604.
Retirement & Savings Benefits
TransElite Universal Life Program
  • Optional. The TransElite Universal Life insurance program with Long Term and Chronic Care benefits that recognizes consumers’ desire for flexible coverage and allows them to use their benefits when most needed. With one policy, you could protect against the two biggest risks that people face during their working years and at retirement: premature death and the need for long-term care services.
Tuition Assistance Program
  • 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 Time Off: Full-time staff and AAPs accrue 21 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) during first year; 22 days plus one additional day for each year of service thereafter, up to a maximum of 26 days. See HR Policy #602.
  • Sick Leave: New administrative employees receive 5 days of sick leave upon hire; then 5 additional days on each anniversary of employment, up to a maximum accrual of 30 days. See HR Policy #605.
  • Paid Parental Leave: Eligible administrative employees receive up to eight weeks of paid Parental Leave for parent/child bonding and care. This leave is available to employees who have a full year of service at the time of birth or placement. See HR Policy #614.
  • Holidays: Georgetown faculty and staff are provided with 17 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.
  • Learning and Development: offers training opportunities, job aids, resources, and consultation to support employee development and continuous learning.
  • Parking/Transportation: Limited parking is available on-campus and at satellite locations through the Office of Transportation Management. Free shuttle service is available to Wisconsin Avenue, Dupont Circle, Arlington, and Law Center locations, in addition to free motorist assistance and pre-tax Metrocheck.
  • Employee 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 employees working a minimum of 36 hours per week are eligible for TAP benefits.