In addition to certain State-issued benefits, Rutgers employees also enjoy a number of non-State benefits that are provided by the University. These non-State benefits include:
ABP Plan & Trust
This program provides employer contributions to the ABP retirement plan for Rutgers employees who have earned in excess of the $175,000 annual compensation limit.
Caregiver Support Pilot Program
Rutgers is pleased to launch a Caregiver Support Pilot Program through Care.com from September 1, 2022, through August 31, 2023. Care.com offers employees access to the world’s largest network of caregivers to meet all of your unexpected care needs, connecting you with caregivers for children and adults, and giving you the option of using your own personal caregiver. To learn more about the pilot program, determine eligibility, and sign up for a Care.com membership, visit our FAQs website.
Child Care Programs
Click here to find out the different child care, preschool, and kindergarten programs available to Rutgers employees and students.
Compassionate Leave Program
The Compassionate Leave Program is a donated-leave bank benefit for qualifying Administrative (members of URA-AFT); Managerial, Professional, Supervisory, and Confidential (MPSC); and employees who are members of AFSCME Local #888 or HPAE Local# 5094 who are experiencing medical hardship, either personally or in their immediate families.
As a Rutgers employee, you have access to discounts from thousands of local and national vendors.
Employee Wellness Program
A collection of resources to help you maintain health and wellness.
Mass Transit Commutation Reimbursement Program for Part-Time Employees
This program allows eligible part-time employees who pay for mass transit expenses associated with their commute to work to receive tax savings. The Mass Transit Commutation Reimbursement Program for Part-time Employees covers mass transit expenses, excluding commuter parking expenses.
Paid Time Off
Information on the different types of paid time off provided to eligible employees.
Post-Doctoral Fellow Health Insurance
Post doctoral research fellows reporting to Rutgers programs are eligible to receive health insurance coverage.
Retirees may be eligible to utilize a variety of services and resources
As a Rutgers employee, you may qualify for tuition remission for yourself and your dependent children.
UNUM Long Term Disability Insurance
Long term disability (LTD) benefits are available to employees in Rutgers positions. Your long term disability benefits are determined by the retirement plan in which you are enrolled.
Vision Care Reimbursement Plan
Employees in Rutgers positions may be eligible to receive a reimbursement for prescription lenses.
Work Place Banking
Rutgers has partnered with several banks to offer employees banking services and resources.