Benefits

Ave Maria University is pleased to offer our employees an exceptional benefit program. Through Ave Maria you are eligible to elect Medical, Dental, Vision and Voluntary Life Insurance, and at no expense you are provided Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and Adoption Assistance. These benefits are designed to protect you and your family while you’re employed with Ave Maria University.

Regular full time employees, working 35 hours or more per week, are eligible to enroll as of  their date of hire in the benefits described below. It is very important to think about the needs of your family when making decisions about your benefits. We encourage you to read the following materials about benefits, your contribution, and the coverage it provides carefully, and share with your dependents. Click here to view the Ave Maria University Employee Benefits Summary Plan Description for Plan Year 2014. Click here to view the 2014 Benefit Guide.

Please refer to the appropriate Plan Documents for each plan of coverage for full details and limits of the coverage as well as participation requirements. If you have a particular question, please consult a Human Resources representative.

Employees must enroll in the benefit plans within (30) thirty days of their date of hire. Unmarried, dependent children are covered for medical benefits until the end of the calendar year they become 26 years of age; however, please refer to the Dependent Eligibility section of the Plan Document to understand the full meaning of coverage for spouse and dependent children.

Click here to view the 2014 Benefit Guide. Each section of the guide can also be accessed in the menu bar on the left side of this page.