Adjunct Faculty Benefits Summaries
The following is a brief summary of the key benefit programs available to represented adjunct faculty members.
Retirement: Social Security
The university pays the employer portion of Social Security and Medicare insurance premiums for adjunct faculty.
Retirement: Tax-Deferred Annuities(TDAs)
Adjunct faculty members may contribute to tax-deferred annuities to supplement retirement income or defer taxable income. Participation is optional and subject to IRS limits on contributions.
Adjunct faculty represented by a union and their eligible dependents may receive a tuition waiver for a maximum of three credits per semester. This does not include the cost of books, self-support courses or fees. Adjunct should consult their collective bargaining agreement on the Labor Relations website for more information.