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Welcome to Benefits Administration

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.

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.

Affordable Care Act is a federal law that put in place comprehensive health insurance reforms and IRS reporting requirements. The law expanded those employees at WVU who are now considered eligible for health insurance.

Retirees Association promotes the interests and welfare of faculty and staff who have retired, who are in phased retirement, or who are retirement-eligible and gives them the opportunity to stay connected to the University and to each other.