Summary of Adjunct Staff Benefits

ADJUNCT BENEFITS (Teaching and Non-Teaching)

Announcements:

Fall 2022 Enrollment for Newly Eligible Adjuncts: 8/16/2022 – 9/23/2022
(Medical insurance effective 8/25/2022, PSC benefits effective 9/1/2022)

Coverage Termination (If not re-certified for Spring 2023): February 28, 2023

Health Insurance Coverage Eligibility:

Eligibility for health insurance coverage must be met by the following criteria:

Teaching Adjuncts: Completed adjunct instruction at CUNY in the two consecutive semesters immediately preceding the semester in which he/she is applying. Teaching Adjuncts must work and maintain at least 6 teaching hours per week in the semester that he/she is applying for coverage and thereafter.                                                    

Non-Teaching Adjuncts: Completed the two consecutive semesters immediately preceding the semester in which he/she is applying with at least 15 non-teaching hours per week (225 hours/semester). Non-Teaching Adjuncts must work at least 15 non-teaching hours per week (225 hours/semester) in the semester that he/she is applying.

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.

Continued Coverage:

After attaining initial eligibility-by meeting the continuity requirement and the current hour requirement-coverage continues until a semester where, either, insufficient hours are worked or other coverage becomes available. Coverage is continued through summer months for persons who received adjunct health insurance in the spring semester, unless the spring semester was the first semester of coverage. For those whose spring semester was their first semester in the program, coverage terminates the last day of July. Continued coverage is available through purchase provisions under COBRA. Spring Enrollments will be contacted by The Benefits Office to confirm health coverage reinstatement for the Fall is needed.

Voluntary Benefits:

Adjunct Staff Voluntary Benefits

Last Updated: 11/04/2022 13:47