Benefits Summary

SUMMARY OF BENEFITS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA

EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011

Annual Leave
Accrues upon employment. Available for use after six months. Employees earn vacation leave based on the number of hours worked in a pay period.
Accrual rate depends on the number of years of service. Starting at 10 hours per month or 4.62 per 80 hours, pro-rated for less than full-time.
One day - 10 yrs: earns 15 days per year
10 yrs – 15 yrs: earns 18 days
15 yrs – 20 yrs: earns 21 days
20 yrs on: earns 24 days


Holidays
New Year’s, Martin Luther King, Jr., President’s Days, Memorial, Independence, Labor, State General Election, Veterans, Thanksgiving, & Christmas .
The Board of Regents may exchange certain work days for the same number of legal holidays.


Sick Leave
Accrues upon employment. Available for use after 90 days. Employee earns sick leave based on the number of hours worked in a pay period.
Full time employee accrues 8 hours of sick leave per month, or 3.69 for 80 hrs worked, or pro-rated according to the number of hours worked if less than full-time.
Sick leave may be used for personal or family illness and medical or dental appointments.


Jury Duty
Leave with pay for jury duty or other required appearance before a court, legislative committee, or other public body.
Employee’s payment from the court for duty (not travel) is given to the University or the employee may elect to take annual leave.


Military Leave
Member of US military force who has been employed for six continuous months.
Eligible employees are entitled to leave of absence with pay for a period of time not to exceed working days in a calendar.
year for attending regular encampments or active duty training programs. Military leave may not be taken for regular scheduled drills.


Health
Self-funded medical coverage for employee, spouse and children.
Managed Care plans ($500 deductible) thru Allegiance, Blue Cross and Pacific Source. Coinsurance is 75/25 but 65/35 if out of network.
Stop loss ranging from $5,000 to $11,250 per person depending on plan, services and providers.
In-pharmacy Rx program for 30-day supply-- varying copayment per drug type with an out of pocket maximum of $1,650 per individual.
Mail order Rx program available for 90-day supply-- flat dollar co-pay amount varies per drug type. Managed by MedImpact.


Dental
Choice of self-funded dental coverage: "Select" plan pays scheduled amount for wide range of dental procedures with $1,500 annual maximum per individual.
"Basic" Plan limited to scheduled amount for 2x/year preventive maintenance with $750 annual maximum. Administered by Delta Dental Insurance Company.

Basic Life
Choice of Basic Life coverage: $15,000, $30,000 or $48,000-- includes Accidental Death and Dismemberment. Provided by The Standard Insurance Company.

Long Term Disability
Choice of LTD coverage: 60% of pay/6 month wait; 66-2/3% of pay/6 month wait; or 66-2/3% of pay/4 month wait. Provided by The Standard Insurance Company.


Retirement Plan
Eligibility and plan specifics is dependent on the position type—see the Full Benefits Summary.


Employee & Dependent Partial Tuition Waiver
University Employee must be permanent, past the probationary period, and working at least 3/4 time (.75 FTE).
For Dependent waiver, employee must be permanent, and have at least 5 years of continuous employment of at least 3/4 time (.75 FTE).
Eligible employees are entitled to a waiver of in-state incidental fees for regular courses of study at UM, subject to supervisor and administrative approval.
Under federal law, tuition reductions granted to employees in a graduate status are considered as income & are subject to withholding taxes.
Employees who terminate during the academic semester in which they receive a waiver will be required to reimburse the university for the value of the waiver.


Wellness Program
Offers a variety of health screenings and informational workshops. Attendance is optional.


Campus Recreation
Offers a variety of services to campus & the community, including management of recreational
facilities, equipment checkout and rentals, outdoor and indoor recreational classes, intramural
sports, events, tournaments, and outings (hikes, float trips, etc). Fee required.