Eastern Michigan University offers its staff and faculty members a choice of comprehensive health plan options. The choice of plan depends on the employee group. Eligibility is based upon the criteria established for each group.

Our benefits emphasize prevention and health maintenance, promote quality of life, and support excellence in our workforce. We are committed to maintaining a comprehensive and competitive benefits program for our employees and their families to attract the people needed to carry out our mission as a University and community.

Benefits Enrollment and Eligibility

Eastern offers benefits for full-time employees which may include:

  • Health, vision and dental
  • Basic and supplemental life insurance
  • Short-term disability (for certain employee groups)
  • Long-term disability
  • Retirement benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition waivers

You may also receive an annual leave allowance including paid vacation, sick or bereavement time. You can enroll in benefits or change them during open enrollment or in certain circumstances.

For more information, download the 2020 Benefits Overview [PDF].