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					                                                                                            2012 Benefit Summary
                                                                                                      for
                                                                                                Regular Faculty
ND BENEFIT PROGRAM
The University offers a flexible benefits program, which allows you to make individual benefits selections based on your own needs. You will be making benefit
selections each year. Eligibility for this program is full-time employment, as defined in the Faculty handbook.
   BENEFIT                      WHO PAYS                         EFFECTIVE                                            DESCRIPTION
Medical Insurance        University/Faculty                  The first day of the           There are three medical plans available.
                                                             month following your
                         The University pays the             date of employment.               Meritain PPO
                         major portion of the monthly        For faculty with an               Meritain CHA HMO
                         premium; the faculty portion        August 22 contract,               Meritain Select HMO
                         is paid with before-tax             benefits are effective
                         dollars through payroll             July 1.                        Monthly premiums are as follows:
                         deductions.
                                                                                                                             Individual       Individual+1   Family
                                                                                            Meritain PPO                       $69.00            $205.00      $254.00
                                                                                            Meritain CHA HMO                   $71.00            $213.00     $264.00
                                                                                            Meritain Select HMO                $52.00            $152.00      $190.00



Dental Insurance         University/Faculty                  The first day of the           The dental plans and associated monthly premiums are as follows:
                         The University pays a               month following your
                         portion of the monthly              date of employment.                                                 Individual Individual+1 Family
                         premium; the faculty portion        For faculty with an            Delta Premier -2012                      $16.02         $30.26     $52.60
                         is paid with before-tax             August 22 contract,            Delta Preferred POS -2012                $20.68        $37.00      $66.32
                         dollars through payroll             benefits are effective
                         deductions.                         July 1.
                                                                                             (*A 2 year commitment for Delta is required)




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    BENEFIT                WHO PAYS                        EFFECTIVE                                                 DESCRIPTION


Vision Plan         Faculty                           The first day of the           The University’s vision care program is provided through EyeMed.
                    Paid with before-tax dollars      month following your           The monthly premiums are as follows:
                    through payroll deductions.       date of employment.
                                                      For faculty with an                                           Individual Individual+1 Family
                                                      August 22 contract,            EyeMed                          $8.32      $15.72      $23.04
                                                      benefits are effective
                                                      July 1.                        Participation is optional.

Basic Life          University                    The first day of the               Basic group term policy of $25,000. Administered by Minnesota Life
Insurance                                         month following your               Insurance Company. No cost to participant.
                                                  date of employment.
                                                  For faculty with an
                                                  August 22 contract,
                                                  benefits are effective
                                                  July 1.
Supplemental Life   Faculty                       The first day of the               Supplemental life insurance is available at group rates in increments
Insurance           Premiums paid with after-tax month following your                of one to ten times your salary up to a maximum of $1,000,000.
                    dollars through payroll       date of employment.                Administered by Minnesota Life Insurance Company.
                    deductions.                   For faculty with an
                                                  August 22 contract,                Participation is optional.
                                                  benefits are effective
                                                  July 1.
Dependent Life      Faculty                       The first day of the               Options of coverage.
Insurance           Premiums paid with after-tax month following your                Monthly premiums are as follows:
                    dollars through payroll       date of employment.                                                                      Cost
                    deductions.                   For faculty with an                Spouse Benefit     $12,500/$25,000               $5.64/$11.30
                                                  August 22 contract,                Child(ren) Benefit $5,000/$10,000                $0.76/$1.52
                                                  benefits are effective
                                                  July 1.
Flexible Spending   Faculty                       The first day of the               There are two Flexible Spending Accounts, the Health Care Spending
Accounts            Contributions are before-tax month following your                Account and the Dependent Care Spending Account, that allow you
                    dollars and reimbursement     date of employment.                to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible health care or dependent
                    for eligible expenses is on a For faculty with an                care out-of-pocket expenses.
                    tax-free basis.               August 22 contract,
                                                  benefits are effective             Participation is optional.
                                                  July 1.


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    BENEFIT                WHO PAYS                        EFFECTIVE                                                 DESCRIPTION


Travel/Accident     University                        Upon employment.               Provides $200,000 of coverage in the event of accidental death or
Insurance                                                                            dismemberment resulting from injuries you sustain while traveling on
                                                                                     University business. Your spouse is eligible for $100,000 coverage
                                                                                     in the event of accidental death or dismemberment resulting from
                                                                                     injuries sustained if traveling with you on University business.
                                                                                     Please refer to the Travel and Entertainment Policies and Procedures
                                                                                     handbook on the website http://controller.nd.edu for specific
                                                                                     guidelines pertaining to this benefit. Administered by AIG Life
                                                                                     Insurance Company.

Salary              University                        Upon employment.               You will be paid your full salary for up to six months. Two personal
Continuation (Sick)                                                                  days may be taken per calendar year and five days per calendar year
                                                                                     may be used for the illness, medical and/or dental appointments of a
                                                                                     child, stepchild, spouse and/or parent.

Long-Term           University                        Upon completion of             Pays 60% of your salary up to a maximum of $12,000 per month after
Disability                                            one year of continuous         six months of total disability and integrates with other government
                                                      employment.                    disability benefits, such as Social Security. Contributions to the
                                                                                     Defined Contribution Retirement Plan for Faculty and
                                                                                     Administrator’s continue on your behalf. The program is
                                                                                     administered by CIGNA.

                                                                                     The waiting period is waived if you were enrolled in Long-Term
                                                                                     Disability with your previous employer within the last 3 months.

UND 403(b)          Faculty/University                Participation is               There are three fund sponsors for this benefit. Fidelity Investments,
Retirement Plan     You contribute a minimum          mandatory after one            TIAA-CREF and Vanguard. Your participation may be with one,
(Mandatory for      of 5% of your annual salary       year of service.               two, or all three fund sponsors. Fidelity Investments and Vanguard
Faculty and         on a before-tax basis (salary                                    offer mutual funds (through a custodial account), and TIAA-CREF
Exempt Staff)       reduction). The University                                       offers fixed and variable annuities. You are immediately vested in all
                    contributes 10% of your                                          contributions to the plan. All part-time faculty, regardless of work
                    annual salary. Total                                             schedule, are eligible for the plan.
                    contributions may not
                    exceed the limits imposed by                                     The one-year waiting period is waived if you have a year of prior
                    the Internal Revenue Service                                     service at another accredited college or university or a not-for-profit
                    (IRS).                                                           or governmental research laboratory.


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    BENEFIT                    WHO PAYS                        EFFECTIVE                                                 DESCRIPTION


UND 403(b)             Faculty                            Eligible to participate        This is a tax-deferred defined contribution plan. There are three fund
Retirement Plan        The total amount of salary         at the time you are            sponsors for this benefit. Fidelity Investments and Vanguard offer
(Voluntary             eligible for tax deferral is       employed (or any               mutual funds through a tax-deferred supplemental custodial account,
Contributions)         established by law.                other time during your         and TIAA-CREF offers a tax deferred supplemental retirement
                       Contributions made by              active employment).            annuity.
                       faculty through payroll
                       deduction.                                                        Participation is optional.

Educational            University/Faculty                 Upon employment.               You and your spouse are entitled to one three credit hour
Benefits:              Undergraduate Course:                                             undergraduate course each semester and summer session or one three
Employee/Spouse           90% University                                                 credit hour graduate course each semester and summer session.
                          10% Faculty                                                    Educational benefits received may be taxable.
                       Graduate Course:
                          100% University

Educational            University                         Upon completion of             Children of full-time employees who meet standard admission
Benefits: Children                                        five consecutive full-         requirements and attend the University of Notre Dame or Saint
at the University of   For faculty hired before July      time years of service          Mary’s College are granted a 50% tuition benefit for up to eight
Notre Dame             1, 2009 see                        with the University or         semesters. Children must be 26 years of age or younger. The benefit
    and                                                   other qualifying               may be taxable if the child is no longer considered a dependent
Children at            http://hr.nd.edu/benefits/edu      university or college.         according to IRS regulations.
Saint Mary’s           cational-benefits
College                                                                                  Saint Mary’s College: Children must be dependents according to
                                                                                         Federal Methodology guidelines.

Educational            University                         Effective July 1, 2009         Children of full-time employees who meet standard admission
Benefits:                                                 upon completion of             requirements at an accredited four-year institution of higher learning
Children at other      http://hr.nd.edu/benefits/edu      five consecutive full-         qualify for the Notre Dame Children’s Tuition Grant. Children must
Colleges and           cational-benefits                  time years of service          be 26 years of age or younger. Up to 50% of Notre Dame’s tuition
Universities                                              with the University or         may be used towards tuition and mandatory fees for full-time students
                                                          other qualifying               and 40% for part-time students. The benefit may be taxable if the
                                                          university or college          child is no longer considered a dependent according to the IRS.
                                                          with the University




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    BENEFIT                  WHO PAYS                     EFFECTIVE                                                 DESCRIPTION


Holidays           University                        Upon employment.               Holiday pay for the following days/time not worked: Good Friday,
                                                                                    Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the
                                                                                    day after, Christmas Celebration, and New Year’s Day Celebration
                                                                                    (Annual total of twelve to fifteen days).
                                                                                    Note: When classes are in session on one of the listed holidays,
                                                                                    each faculty member must teach all classes for which he/she is
                                                                                    scheduled on the holiday and must hold any regularly scheduled
                                                                                    office hours.

Leave of Absence   Faculty                           Defined by policy.             Leave of absences will be extended for the following University
                                                                                    policies:
                                                                                    - Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)
                                                                                    - Personal
                                                                                    - Military
                                                                                    -
Adoption Benefit   University                        Upon completion of             You are eligible for reimbursement up to $3,000 per adoption
                                                     one full year of               (maximum of two per year) in expenses. Covered adoption expenses
                                                     service.                       include: legal fees, medical expenses of birth mother, agency or
                                                                                    placement fees, medical expenses for child and immigration fees

Long-Term Care     Faculty                           The first day of the           Long-Term Care is the type of care received when someone needs
Insurance          Premiums for employees and        month following your           assistance with daily living due to an accident, illness, or advancing
                   spouses are paid through          date of employment.            age, either at home or in a facility. You choose from various options
                   payroll deductions. Parents       Available to                   that are offered. Prudential administers this plan.
                   and grandparents are billed       employees, their               Must be 18 years of age to participate but less than 85 to participate.
                   directly by Prudential.           spouses, children,             Evidence of insurability is required after the initial eligibility period
                                                     parents (in-law), and          for employee. Coverage for family members is subject to medical
                                                     grandparents (in-law)          underwriting.
                                                     at group rates.                Participation is optional.

Athletic Tickets   University                        Upon employment.               Season tickets may be purchased for home football, basketball, and
and Parking                                                                         hockey games subject to availability. Free parking at all athletic and
                                                                                    Joyce Center events.




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     BENEFIT                    WHO PAYS                     EFFECTIVE                                                 DESCRIPTION


Availability of       University                        Upon employment.               These include handball, squash, basketball and tennis courts, running
Athletic Facilities                                                                    track, swimming pool, fitness and weight rooms.

LifeWorks             University                        Upon employment.               The program offers confidential short-term counseling for faculty and
Employee                                                                               their families on issues concerning marriage and family, chemical
Assistance                                                                             dependency/substance abuse, financial matters and others. For
Program                                                                                assistance, please contact LifeWorks at 1-888-267-8126.

Bookstore, Joyce      University                        Upon employment.               Discount (20%) on most items.
Center Varsity
Shop, and Golf Pro
Shop
Golf Courses          University                        Upon employment.               Discount on greens fees.

University            University                        Upon employment.               Books and materials may be borrowed upon presentation of your
Libraries                                                                              University identification card.

Business Travel       Faculty                           Upon employment.               You are provided the opportunity to apply for a University issued
                                                                                       travel card which can be used while traveling on official University
                                                                                       business. The purpose of the travel card is to give you a means to
                                                                                       cover business expenses until these expenses are submitted to the
                                                                                       University for reimbursement. The travel card also provides you the
                                                                                       opportunity to separate business expenses from personal expenses
                                                                                       typically on a personal credit card.

Parking               University                        Upon employment.               Free parking is available to all University faculty. A parking pass
                                                                                       may be obtained from University Parking Services located in
                                                                                       Hammes Mowbray Hall.

Automobile            Faculty                           Upon Employment                Ford Motor Company and General Motors Corporation have
Discount Program                                                                       extended their supplier discount program to University faculty,
                                                                                       administrators, and staff who reside in the United States. With the
                                                                                       supplier discount, you pay a small percentage over the price paid by
                                                                                       GM and Ford Motor employees for most new and unused GM and
                                                                                       Ford vehicles. You may lease or purchase up to two eligible GM or
                                                                                       Ford vehicles per year.


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    BENEFIT                     WHO PAYS                       EFFECTIVE                                                 DESCRIPTION


Auto &                Faculty                             Upon employment                As an employee or retiree of the University, you can save up to 10%
Homeowners                                                                               on auto and home insurance through Liberty Mutual’s Group Savings
Insurance Discount                                                                       Plus program. You’ll also enjoy:
Program                                                                                       Competitive rates, guaranteed for 12 months
                                                                                              Convenient payment plans
                                                                                              Round-the-clock claims service
                                                                                              24-Hour Emergency Roadside Assistance
                                                                                             
Social Security       University/Faculty                  Upon employment.               Social Security coverage provides you with retirement benefits and
Benefits                                                                                 medical insurance (Medicare) benefits. The University contributes
                                                                                         6.2% of your pay up to IRS compensation limits for Social Security
                                                                                         and 1.45% of your pay for Medicare.

Workers               University                          Upon employment.               Faculty are covered under the Workers Compensation Act and the
Compensation                                                                             Occupational Disease Act providing protection from loss of income
                                                                                         attributable to job-related injury. All incidents must be reported to
                                                                                         the supervisor immediately.

Unemployment          University                          Upon employment.               Faculty are covered under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act and
Compensation                                                                             Indiana laws.




              This is a general summary of benefits. Specific information may be obtained from the Office of Human Resources or by visiting our
                                                                    website at hr.nd.edu.




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