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Please note that there has been a marked increase from Plan Year 2013 to Plan Year 2014.

Health Insurance: All employees working 50% FTE or more, including graduate students, are eligible for the insurance plan and should be included in proposal budgets. Undergraduate students are not eligible for employee health insurance. The estimated costs of the TWU or grant contribution to health insurance are shown below for both full-time and part-time employees. The employee is responsible for the remaining amount of the premium.

Plan Year 2014 (September 1, 2013 - August 31, 2014) TWU or grant contribution rates:

Rates for full-time employees: 

Insurance Plan

Monthly Rate

Employee Only

 $500.92

Employee/Spouse

  $788.94

Employee/Children

 $693.78

Employee/Family

 $981.80


Rates for part-time employees (including graduate research assistants) working at least 20 hours per week but less than 40 hours per week:

 Insurance Plan

 Monthly Rate

 Employee Only

 $250.46

 Employee/Spouse

 $394.47

 Employee/Children

 $346.89

 Employee/Family

 $498.40

   

FICA and Social Security: 17% of salaries for faculty and staff positions. 7.65% may be budgeted for undergraduate and graduate students. FICA is not paid for students who are enrolled full-time. However, FICA will be charged if the student is not enrolled full-time. 


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