Eastern Michigan University

Human Resources

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Develops, implements, counsels and enrolls all faculty and staff in specific benefit programs. Processes all benefit claims. Administers the employee tuition waiver program. Administers all University retirement programs and processes tax deferred annuity plans.

Human Resources people

Disability Benefits

The Sick Leave Policy became effective July 1, 2013, for employees in the following classifications: Athletic Coaches (AC), Administrative Hourly (AH), Administrative Professional (AP), and Confidential Clerical (CC).  Below is important information about the policy.


Sick Leave and Short Term Disability Program Policy

UPDATED 7/11/13 - How the Short-Term Disability Plan Works

Summary of new Short-Term Disability (STD) Plan for AC, AH, AP & CC Employees 

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers (FAQs)

How to Apply for Benefits under Aetna Short-Term Disability Plan

What the Aetna Short-Term Disability Plan Covers 


Short-Term Disability (STD)

Refer to your respective collective bargaining agreement for information on your short term disability benefit, if you are covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Aetna Short-Term Disability Summary

Short-Term Disability Enrollment Form


Long-Term Disability (LTD)

Aetna Long-Term Disability Plan Summary



Additional Benefits from Aetna

Traveling Outside the United States - Aetna Travel Assistance Program

Additional Aetna Benefits Summary

Discount Programs and Services Offered through Aetna

Aetna Employee Assistance Program (for employees eligible for long-term disability plan)

Estate Planning Documents and Other Legal Resources

Aetna Funeral Planning Services in Partnership with Everest

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