Optional Accidental Death & Dismemberment Policy: Faculty

The plan provides an opportunity to purchase optional Accidental Death and Dismemberment protection. This plan does not require evidence of insurability. There is no cash value upon termination, however, conversion privileges are available. If converting to an individual plan, conversion must be applied for and in place within 30 days of termination of the group coverage.

Eligibility

a) a Faculty member of the rank of Lecturer or higher, including Professional Librarians, Laboratory Instructors, Recurring Limited Term and Short-Term appointments.

b) Eligible employee's spouse and dependents.

Amount of Coverage Available

The insurance is available in units of $10,000 (1 unit) to a maximum of $200,000 (20 units). Employee may elect single or family coverage outlined below:

a) Employee Plan (Single coverage).
Employee may elect units up to a maximum of 20 ($200,000).

b) Family Plan (Family coverage).
Employee may elect units up to a maximum of 20 ($200,000) and their family will automatically be insured for one of the following:

  • Spouse Only - If the employee does not have dependent children, the spouse will be insured for 50% of the benefit.
  • Spouse and Dependent Children - If the employee has both spouse and children, the spouse will be insured for 40% of the benefit, and each dependent child will be insured for 5% of the benefit.
  • Dependent Children Only - If the employee does not have a spouse, each dependent child will be insured for 10% of the benefit.

Insurance Premiums

a) Single Coverage - $0.26 per month for each $1,000 of coverage (units of $10,000).

b) Family Coverage - $0.43 per month for each $1,000 of coverage (units of $10,000).


Example:
Monthly premiums on $100,000 of coverage would be:

a) Single Coverage - $2.60

b) Family Coverage - $4.30

Effective Date of Coverage

Coverage will be effective the first day of the month following the date the application is received in Human Resources.

Payment of Premiums

Premiums will be deducted monthly from the first pay of each month.

How to Apply

Contact your HR Advisor or HR Assistant. See the HR Advisors section of this website for your HR Advisor's or HR Assistant's name and contact info.

Termination of Coverage

The coverage will cease on the earliest of the following events:

a) the date your employment ends

b) the last day of the month in which a premium has been paid

c) the last day of the month in which you reach age 65

Beneficiaries

Any persons(s) or organization (charity, church, university etc.) can be named as beneficiary. If appointing a beneficiary under the age of majority, a declaration appointing a trustee must also be completed.