Benefits Overview

The University of Texas at Austin offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical insurance with prescription drug coverage, $50,000 in group term life (GTL) and $50,000 in accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) coverage at no cost to eligible employees. In addition, employees have the option to enroll in dental, vision, voluntary GTL, voluntary AD&D, flexible spending accounts and short/long-term disability.

Eligible employees also contribute to one of two mandatory retirement plans, accrue paid time off, and can elect to make contributions to voluntary retirement plans.

Certain academic graduate students and fellows are also eligible to participate in the employee group health plan and voluntary retirement programs.

Insurance Plans

Retirement Programs

Academic Graduate Students

Research Affiliate Postdoctoral Fellows

Graduate Student Fellows


Insurance While on Leave of Absence

Insurance Eligibility Summer Coverage for Faculty Surviving Dependents
Enrolling and Making Changes COBRA & Conversion Privileges Benefits While You Travel