Long-Term Disability Underwritten by Standard
If you become totally and permanently disabled, the long-term disability (LTD) plan begins to pay you a monthly benefit 180 days after the start of your disability. LTD works with Social Security – and any other group disability coverage – to provide you with a combined monthly benefit equal to 60% of the monthly salary you were earning as an active employee, up to $10,000 per month.
This coverage is provided by the University to all full-time employees.
Short-Term Disability Underwritten by Standard
Optional coverage beginning January 1, 2019
Short-term disability insurance provides income if you become disabled due to an injury or illness. The short-term disability plan pays you a weekly benefit after the start of your disability and pays 60 percent of your weekly salary with a maximum weekly benefit of $2,000/week.