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Family-friendly, flexible benefits bring balance to your work — and the rest of your life.

Whether you're just beginning your professional career, focused on the needs of a growing family or concerned with building a secure retirement, the University of Dayton offers a rich benefit plan designed to help you achieve your goals.

Make your elections for healthcare, dental, flexible spending accounts and health savings account, for the 2024 plan year. Beginning Tuesday, October 24, 2023, you will need to login to the Benefit Focus enrollment platform to make your elections or waive coverage for the 2024 plan year.

2024 Open Enrollment

The University of Dayton is committed to providing a comprehensive employee benefits package that attracts and retains talent to further the university's mission and contributes to the personal and financial well-being of employees and their families.  From healthcare to vacation and holidays, our goal is to help University of Dayton employees enjoy happy and healthy lifestyles, while maintaining a good work-life balance.

Please note that not all benefits are available to all roles. Benefits for part-time employees vary. 

Current employees may find comprehensive benefit details in Porches.

The University of Dayton is committed to providing quality health care coverage for our graduate assistants.

Medical and Dental Coverage

The University offers a Consumer Driven Health Plan (CDHP) combined with a Health Saving Account (HSA) and two Preferred Provider Organizations (or PPOs). The Core and Advantage PPO plans differ in the amount of coverage they provide. Please see the health plan summary links below for plan details. Dental coverage is also available through Superior Dental Care, a local dental plan company.


Upon hire, you will receive an email (via your UD email account) that will provide you with a link to videos on each of the benefits provided to you as a benefit eligible employee. Watch each video in its entirety and complete the questions at the end of each video to move on. You will login to the videos by using the generic password, "password." Prior to beginning the quiz at the end of the video, you will be asked for your name and UD or UDRI assigned email account to record completion.

If you have problems with your email address, please contact the UD Help Desk at 937-229-3888 or the UDRI Help Desk at 937-229-2700.

fter completing the videos, if you have further questions about your benefits, please contact Anita Harris, Benefits Coordinator, at 229-2539.

Helpful Videos and Information

The University of Dayton offers many benefits to its retirees. They include:

  • Recognition at the President's Recognition Dinner
  • Life insurance
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Tuition remission
  • Athletic ticket discounts
  • Wellness program

Health care and dental coverage is available for early retirees (under age 65) and Medicare eligible retirees (age 65 and older). University contributions towards the cost of insurance depends on several factors, which are outlined in the contribution definitions  and rate charts (see related links, below).

The University currently intends to continue benefits for eligible retirees throughout their lifetime. However, future changes in benefit costs or other circumstances may necessitate benefit revisions. The University reserves the right to modify or eliminate benefits and the way they are paid at its discretion for any reason. The benefit program is reviewed annually to determine if any modifications are required.

The University also intends to continue the cost sharing benefits based upon the number of years in an eligible class at retirement. However, to the extent that costs increase by an amount the University deems to be excessive, the University may limit its contribution to a lesser amount and the retiree's share of the contribution may increase.

Qualifications to be a retiree for benefits

  • At least age 55 and your age and years of benefit eligible service equal at least 75.
  • At least age 60 with at least 10 years of benefit eligible service.
  •  At least age 65 with 5 or more years of benefit eligible service.

For the timing of tasks as you're planning to retire, please read the Retiree Timeline; to learn about benefits during retirement, please review the Benefits in Retirement presentation.

Helpful Videos

Health Care and Dental  Insurance - Retirees Pre-Age 65

Health Care and Dental Insurance - Retirees 65+

Related Links


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