Benefits Administration & Information-Human Resources - Carnegie Mellon University

Benefits Administration & Information

This section contains information about how our benefit programs are administered and how you can better utilize your benefit programs. Take a look at plan documents and eligibility rules. Learn how to enroll in our benefit plans when you are hired, when you experience a life or status change, or during the annual open enrollment period. Or determine which dependents you can cover.

Benefits Eligibility 

Status

Eligibility Requirements

Full-time,
benefits-eligible:

Scheduled Hours: At least 37.5 hours per week (40 hours per week for Campus Police Association) or 100% of a full-time schedule

Part-time,
benefits-eligible:

Scheduled Hours: At least 17.5 hours per week or 46.7% of a full-time schedule

Not
benefits-eligible:

 Scheduled Hours: Less than 17.5 hours per week or 46.7% of a full-time schedule.

Benefits Effective Date

Benefits for employees hired into a benefits-eligible position become effective:

  • For those hired on the first day of the month, the benefit-effective date is their date of hire.
  • For those hired on the second day of the month or later, the benefit-effective date is the first of the month following their date of hire.