Medical, dental and vision benefits are generally effective on the employee's first day of employment. All other benefits are effective on the first day of the month after the first day of employment (e.g., March 1 for an employee starting Feb. 6), unless the first day of employment is on the first day of a month (e.g., Feb. 1 for an employee starting Feb. 1).
Discounts and Special Rates
Brandeis employees can avail themselves of discounted museum and movie theater passes, T passes and homeowners insurance as well as special rates on products ranging from Apple and Dell computers to Verizon wireless plans.
Flexible spending accounts enable employees to pay for eligible health (medical, dental and vision) and/or dependent care expenses with pretax dollars, thereby reducing their tax burden.
Brandeis offers eligible employees a choice of three medical plans, two dental plans and a voluntary vision plan.
Brandeis provides group term-life insurance and group long-term total disability insurance to eligible staff and faculty.
Brandeis University provides a 403(b) defined contribution retirement plan that enables eligible employees to direct contributions to investment options sponsored by Fidelity Investments.
All regular benefits-eligible staff earn paid vacation, sick and personal days as well as leave time for military service, educational advancement, family and medical emergencies, becoming a parent or losing a family member.
Brandeis offers tuition remission — financial help to take undergraduate courses— to many employees and their spouses and children. Employees also are eligible to receive tuition remission for graduate courses.
To help balance work achievements and life activities, Brandeis offers a variety of programs, services and resources to help our employees attain a healthy lifestyle.
The list of benefits keeps going: ATMs, a credit union, parking and more!