Benefit Groups

In this section, you will find benefits information specific to your job/career family (such as faculty or new employee) or benefit group (such as graduate student employee or retiree), eligibility information (so you can go directly to information on the plan for which you are eligible) and special circumstances or issues pertaining to your job/career family or benefit group. You should continue to check here for updates and special notices about your benefits. If you wish to find specific information about a particular benefit plan, you may wish to go directly to the "Benefits Plans" section of this site. If you seek details about a particular life event, such as open enrollment, adoption, or marriage, you should check the "Life Events" section of this site.

Your eligibility for benefits at the University of Michigan is based on your job/career family or benefit group, your appointment percentage, and the duration of your appointment. For details on your eligibility for specific benefits, review Eligibility section. This section also provides information on benefits coverage for your eligible dependents.



The University of Michigan in its sole discretion may modify, amend, or terminate the benefits provided with respect to any individual receiving benefits, including active employees, retirees, and their dependents. Although the university has elected to provide these benefits this year, no individual has a vested right to any of the benefits provided. Nothing in these materials gives any individual the right to continued benefits beyond the time the university modifies, amends, or terminates the benefit. Anyone seeking or accepting any of the benefits provided will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the benefits programs and the university's right to modify, amend or terminate them.