Summary of Adjunct Staff Benefits

ADJUNCT HEALTH BENEFITS

The CUNY Adjunct Health Insurance Program enrollment period for the Fall 2020 semester is 

August 17, 2020 through September 26, 2020

Medical Insurance is effective: August 26, 2020

PSC-CUNY Welfare Fund benefits are effective: September 1, 2020

***Effective Spring 2020 semester***

Professional (Office) Hours are not counted towards eligibility.

Only appointment hours will be reported to University Benefits to determine eligibility.

 

Eligibility for CUNY’s Adjunct health insurance coverage must be met by the following criteria:

Teaching Adjuncts: 

  • Must have taught one or more courses for two consecutive semesters (not including Summer Sessions) immediately preceding the semester in which they are requesting health benefits

  • Must maintain at least 6 teaching hours per week in the semester they are requesting health benefits

  • Must not be covered by or be eligible to be covered by other basic health insurance by virtue of employment of self or spouse or through government entitlement.

Non-Teaching Adjuncts: 

  • Must have maintained at least 15 non-teaching hours per week in the two consecutive semesters immediately preceding the semester in which they are requesting health benefits.

  • Must maintain at least 15 non-teaching hours per week in the semester they are requesting health benefits.

  • Must not be covered by or eligible to be covered by other basic health insurance by virtue of employment of self or spouse or through government entitlement.

Both teaching and non-teaching Adjuncts must maintain the minimum number of hours required for the full semester to ensure the continuation of health insurance coverage.

BE ADVISED:

If eligibility is due to your employment at two campuses, you will be required to obtain verification from each campus.
 
The enrollment forms can be obtained below. The Benefits Officer will need to verify that the eligibility requirements have been met.
 
Some employee health plans are available free of charge, and dependent health insurance coverage is available through premium payment. For detailed information, visit the UBO website, under Benefits at a Glance-> Adjuncts Teaching and Non-Teaching.
 
For additional information or questions pertaining to enrollment, please contact Kristina Seecharran at kseec%68ar%72%61n@ccny.cu %6ey.e%64%75" rel="nofollow"> kseecharran@ccny.cuny.edu
 
Adjunct Health Benefits Forms