Benefit Programs at CMU-HR @ Carnegie Mellon University - Carnegie Mellon University

Benefit Programs

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


Programs

Benefit PROGRAM Full-
Time 
Part-
Time 
Not Benefits-
Eligible 
Dependent
Coverage
*
Medical  Yes  Yes   No  Yes
Prescription
 Yes  Yes  No  Yes
Dental
 Yes  No  No  Yes
Vision  Yes  No  No  Yes
Spending Accounts  Yes  No  No  Yes*
Life and AD&D  Yes  Yes*  No  N/A
Dependent Life
 Yes  No  No  Yes
Long-Term/
Short-Term Disability
 Yes  No  No  N/A
Tuition Benefits
 Yes*  Yes*  No  N/A
Tuition Benefits for Dependent Children
 Yes*  No  No  Yes*
University Retirement Contributions
 Yes Yes*  No  N/A
Supplemental Retirement Accounts
 Yes  Yes  Yes  N/A
Cyert Center Sliding Scale
 Yes  No  No  N/A
Paid Time Off
 Yes  No  No  N/A
FMLA Leave
 Yes  Yes*  Yes*  N/A
Leaves of Absence
 Yes Varies*  No  N/A
Worker's Compensation
 Yes  Yes  Yes  N/A
PAT Transit Usage
 Yes  Yes  No  No
Auto Discounts
 Yes  Yes  Yes  N/A
Enhanced Banking
 Yes  Yes  Yes  N/A
Real Estate Services  Yes  Yes  Yes  N/A
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
 Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes

*Specific eligibility requirements (such as minimum hours worked, service requirement, dependent claimed on federal taxes, etc.) or different benefit levels may exist. See this benefit's web page for more information.

If you have any questions about a specific benefit, please contact the CMUWorks Service Center at 412-268-4600 or cmu-works@andrew.cmu.edu.

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.

For information about benefits continuation when coverage ends (e.g. termination or end/change of eligibility), see COBRA (benefits continuation).