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.

Tuition Waiver

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.

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