Benefits for Part-Time Faculty

Syracuse University is proud to offer part-time faculty access to quality benefits, and we encourage you to take full advantage of the great options available to you.

Part-time faculty bargaining unit members who are not already eligible for the standard Syracuse University benefits are eligible for the Modified Benefits Plan when they have completed the probation period and are teaching at least 3 credit hours in both the Fall and Spring semester. The Modified Benefits Plan offers eligible members of Adjuncts United the opportunity to enroll in the following benefit plans:

The University conducts an Open Enrollment annually, when part-time instructors may change their benefits (except dental and vision, which is a two-year commitment). Outside of the Open Enrollment period, no changes may be made except in the case of a qualifying family status change.

In addition, all part-time faculty are eligible for:

Should you have any questions about the benefit options, please feel free to contact HR Shared Services at 315.443.4042.

Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained within this website is accurate. However, the benefits are governed by legal documents (which, in certain circumstances, may include insurance contracts). If there is any different between the information in this website and the official documents, the official documents will control. As is the case with all of Syracuse University’s employee benefit plans, the University reserves the right to modify or terminate these benefits at any time.