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Short Term Disablity

Statement:

Short-term disability benefits are intended to provide continuation of income and benefits for periods of time an employee is medically disabled and unable to work.

Policy:

Short-Term Disability

Eligibility:

  • At least six months of cumulative full-time service
  • Adherence to University policy and procedures and timely completion of all required forms

Benefit:

If Short-Term Disability benefits are approved (deemed medically necessary), benefits are paid biweekly for a maximum of twenty-six (26) weeks of disability according to the following schedule:

  • Weeks 1-2: 100% of base salary paid using accrued sick pay (nonexempt employees)
  • Weeks 3-14: 100% of base salary paid
  • Weeks 15-26: 60% of base salary paid

Duration:

  • Up to 26 weeks if medically necessary

Start Date:

  • On first day of absence

Process:

Short-Term Disability Process

Employee Responsibilities:

  • Employees are responsible for adhering to the disability policy as well as the application and notification procedures outlined on this website.

Manager Responsibilities:

  • It is the responsibility of a manager to inform an eligible employee of the availability of leave benefits in the event of the employee's disability.