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Welcome to Benefits Administration

Employee Benefits is where employee health and welfare, retirement, years of service, and leave benefits are managed.

Medical Management administers and coordinates WVU medical leave programs, such as, Medical Leaves of Absence, Catastrophic Leave, Family Medical Leave Act, Parental Leave, and Worker’s Compensation.

Employee Wellness is a program that encourages all employees to manage one’s well-being every day and offers multiple resources to enhance the health and wellness of the employees.

Student Insurance Office coordinates and administers the student health insurance requirement at WVU and WVU Tech, including the Aetna Student Health Insurance plan and waiver process.

West Virginia University recognizes that providing competitive salaries, comprehensive health, retirement, and insurance plans; paid time-off systems; and programs and services that encourage healthy work-life balance are all important factors in an employee’s satisfaction and success.

The Benefits Administration team is a service-oriented team offering consultation and support to WVU employees. The team works with benefits-eligible employees to achieve the optimum balance to best fit employees needs and the needs of their families, whether it is a new employee signing up for benefits, an employee experiencing a life event, or an employee preparing for retirement.