2018 Summary of Benefits

These benefits apply to full-time faculty and staff. Benefits begin on first day of employment unless otherwise noted.

Medical Insurance

    With $100 per month Wellness Program participation discount
Coverage Per Pay Period Per Pay Period
Employee Only $122.50 $72.50
Employee & Spouse $343.00 $293.00
Employee & Child(ren) $269.00 $219.00
Employee & Family $392.50 $342.50

Dental Insurance 

UMHB provides free dental insurance for employees. Preventive care is covered at 100%. Basic care is covered at 80%; and major care at 50%, less deductible for a maximum annual benefit of $1,500 per person. Dependents may be added at the employee's expense. 

Dependent Monthly Rates: 

Spouse: $29.47
Child(ren): $35.99
Family: $67.43

Life Insurance

UMHB provides a free life insurance policy for full time employees in the amount $50,000. Supplemental life insurance is available at initial employment. 

Long-term Disability Insurance

UMHB provides free long-term disability insurance that replaces a portion of salary while employee is disabled. 

Flexible Spending

Employees can set aside pre-tax dollars from their wages to pay for eligible medical and/or dependent care expenses. “Benny” cards are provided with this plan.  

Optional Vision Insurance

Optional Vision Insurance covers either glasses (lenses/frames) or contact lenses up to a limited dollar amount.

Coverage  Monthly Rates
Employee Only $7.72
Employee + Spouse $15.44
Employee + Child(ren) $13.24
Employee + Family $20.96

Employee Assistance Program ("EAP")

Free confidential counseling is provided through Alliance Work Partners to assist employees and their immediate family members with emotional, financial, stress, family, relational, and/or legal issues. 

403 (b) Retirement Program

Employees can set aside pre-tax dollars from their wages to save for retirement. Upon completion of one year of employment, UMHB will match employee’s contribution dollar for dollar up to 10% of their base salary each pay period. Upon completion of two years of employment, contributions are 100% vested.

Tuition Remission

Employees, spouses and eligible dependents may apply for 100% UMHB undergraduate tuition remission and 50% graduate tuition remission. Books, living expenses, fees, and supplies are the responsibility of the student. 


Approximately 21 paid holidays per year. 

Download 2018-2019 Holiday and Employee Events calendar.


(Applies to full-time staff & 12-month faculty) 

Staff: 80 hours awarded on anniversary date. On year 5, benefit increases to 120 hours.
12-Month Faculty: 80 hours awarded on June 1 each year. On year 5, benefit increases to 120 hours. 

Sick Leave

Paid sick leave is accrued at 8 hours per month (awarded on the 1st day of each month following hire date) to a maximum of 320 hours. Sick leave has no cash value upon separation of employment. 

UMHB Facility and Event Admission

Employees and their dependents have free access to certain UMHB facilities, including the library and Mayborn Campus fitness center and pool. Free admission and/or discounted tickets are available for many campus events. 

Campus Store Discount

Discounts are available to employees and their dependents. 

All benefits and rates shown are subject to change.