Benefits Eligibility

COVID-19: Contacting the Benefits Department

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Human Resources has limited on-site support and is primarily working remotely. During this time, Craig Hall is not open to the public; walk-ins will not be accepted and forms cannot be dropped off in-person or faxed. During this time, we recommend submitting all requests and inquiries online in lieu of sending physical mail. For Benefits forms not completed online via Pitt Worx or DocuSign, please submit an inquiry online.

If you have a Benefits-related inquiry, including the submission of forms or documentation, the quickest way to receive assistance is to call the Benefits Department at 833-852-2210. You can also submit an inquiry at


Benefits coverage varies based on your position type, in accordance with the University benefits provisions.

The University of Pittsburgh offers health care coverage for spouses, domestic partners, and children of employees when the required documentation is provided. Enrollment will not be processed without submission of all required documentation. Find more information about documentation requirements for dependents.

Information about eligible benefits offerings based on employee type is listed in this PDF document. You can also select the image to expand the eligibility chart.

thumbnail of benefits eligibility chart, select to expand
Select the image to expand the eligibility chart.


All graduate, professional, and undergraduate students, and their dependents, are eligible for student health coverage through the University of Pittsburgh. For information about the available medical, dental, and vision plans, please visit the Medical Coverage for Students page.