New hires may purchase coverage for their spouse or same sex domestic partner with no medical underwriting if they are within their new hire period.
Faculty and Staff may purchase voluntary life insurance for their spouse or same sex domestic partner at any point during the year but all coverage is subject to medical review and the Faculty or Staff member must have Optional Life elected for self. If your spouse is also an employee, you are not permitted to elect voluntary life insurance for your spouse.
Voluntary Dependent Life Insurance coverage can be elected in the following amounts.
Benefit Monthly Premium Biweekly Premium
Option 1 - Spouse or Domestic Partner and Children $25,000/$10,000 $5.25 $2.42
Option 2 - Spouse or Domestic Partner and Children $10,000/$5,000 $2.25 $1.04
Option 3 - Spouse or Domestic Partner $25,000 $4.05 $1.87
Option 4 - Children $10,000 $1.20 $0.55
Option 5 - Spouse or Domestic Partner $10,000 $1.65 $0.76
Option 6 - Children $5,000 $0.60 $0.28