Upon completion of one year of full-time service with the college, faculty and professional staff are automatically enrolled in the group long-term disability plan offered through The Standard Insurance Company. Part-time faculty and staff who are eligible for benefits are also enrolled after one year of service.
The objective of this plan is to ensure that a substantial portion of your income will be protected in the event of a catastrophic illness or injury of long-term duration. The plan provides for an income of 60 percent of your basic monthly salary, up to a maximum of $7,500 per month, and also contributes a monthly premium to your retirement account while disabled. Benefits begin following six months of total disability.
Additional plan and benefit-payout information is available online and in the pamphlet Group Disability Insurance Program for Professional Staff. To request a copy of this pamphlet, please contact Grace Bonnell, the benefits manager in Human Resources, (914) 251-6091.
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