Human Resources Policies
Life & Accident Insurance
Group Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment
Hofstra University provides Group Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance benefits for all benefit-eligible full-time administrators at no cost to the employee. The administrator must elect to join the plan at the time of employment.
Eligible Administrators will currently receive $160,000 in Group Life coverage and $250,000 in Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage. These amounts are subject to change from time to time.
The insurance is subject to the term’s of the insurance carrier selected by the University.
Voluntary Optional Life Insurance
All full-time administrators may participate in the University’s Voluntary Optional Life Insurance Plan at their own cost. Administrators may choose this option at the time of employment or during the annual enrollment period. The insurance is subject to the term’s of the insurance carrier selected by the University. Administrators may select one to five times the amount of his/her salary, with a maximum coverage of $450,000. A statement of health will be required if the administrator selects two or more times his/her salary base or subsequently elects to increase the coverage by more than one time the amount of his/her salary.
These policies do not form a contract of any kind and can be modified at the discretion of Hofstra University or in accordance with the law without notice.