Benefits Eligibility

Benefits coverage varies based on your position type. Find information on your eligible benefits offerings using the table below.

  Medical Dental Vision Flexible Spending Accounts Life Insurance Retirement
Full-Time and Part-Time Staff1 Choice of four (4) UPMC plans Choice of three (3) United Concordia plans Choice of two (2) Davis Vision plans Choice of health care, dependent care, parking, and/or mass transit Basic and Optional Coverage Eligible to participate in Defined Contribution plan with University match
Full-Time Faculty, Librarians, Research Associates Choice of four (4) UPMC plans Choice of three (3) United Concordia plans Choice of two (2) Davis Vision plans Choice of health care, dependent care, parking, and/or mass transit Basic and Optional Coverage

Eligible to participate in Defined Contribution plan with University match

Part-Time Faculty2 Choice of four (4) UPMC plans Choice of three (3) United Concordia plans Choice of two (2) Davis Vision plans Choice of health care, dependent care, parking, and/or mass transit Basic and Optional Coverage

Eligible to participate in Defined Contribution plan with University match

Part-Time Non-Tenure Stream Faculty, Librarians, Research Associates Choice of four (4) UPMC plans Choice of three (3) United Concordia plans Choice of two (2) Davis Vision plans Not eligible Not eligible Eligible to contribute monies to a retirement savings account through universal availability
Full-Time Post-Doctoral Associates Choice of four (4) UPMC plans Choice of three (3) United Concordia plans Choice of two (2) Davis Vision plans Choice of health care, dependent care, parking, and/or mass transit Basic and Optional Coverage Eligible to contribute monies to a retirement savings account through universal availability
Part-Time Post-Doctoral Scholars Choice of four (4) UPMC plans Choice of three (3) United Concordia plans Choice of two (2) Davis Vision plans Not eligible Not eligible Not eligible
Post-Doctoral Scholars3 Choice of four (4) UPMC plans Choice of three (3) United Concordia plans Choice of two (2) Davis Vision plans Not eligible Basic and Optional Coverage Not eligible
Temporary Faculty, Staff, and ALL-TEMPS In compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), individuals who are working an average of 30 or more hours of service per week during their applicable measurement period will be offered the Panther Basic PPO medical plan with an optional Health Savings Account (HSA). Not eligible Not eligible Not eligible Not eligible Eligible to contribute monies to a retirement savings account through universal availability

Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Graduate Students and Others with Eligible Academic Appointments

Professional School Students

For more information regarding insurance options to the University of Pittsburgh's student population, please visit the Student Insurance page. Not eligible
1Staff members under Collective Bargaining Agreements are governed according to the terms of the Agreements
2Part-time Faculty who are in the tenure stream or tenured for no less than half-time
3Post-Doctoral Scholars' benefits are deducted on an after-tax basis