Disability Benefits

There are a variety of benefits that can help employees plan for unexpected events such as a disability, job loss or death. A chart with descriptions of Short-Term Disability (STD), Long-Term Disability (LTD), Workers’ Compensation, and OPERS retirement disability is available here.

Disability Guide

Assigned Disability Program Manager

Integrated Absence Management and Vocational Services
Department that assists faculty and staff in applying for disability and workers' compensation benefits and coordinating leave, remain-at-work, return-to-work, disability separations and other programs if you become disabled.

Long-Term Disability (LTD)
Offers long-term income protection if you become unable to work because of a medical disability.

Short-Term Disability (STD)
Offers income protection to bridge the gap between disability eligibility and commencement of long-term disability if you become unable to work because of a medical disability.

Individual Disability Insurance (IDI)
Offers an individual policy that helps insure income not covered by the university Group Long-Term Disability (LTD) plan—provided the employee meets the simplified underwriting requirements and earns $100,000 or greater (annual base rate salary).

Workers' Compensation
Benefits provided for injuries or occupational diseases sustained at the workplace.

Wage replacement for those suffering a job loss.

CCS Voluntary or Involuntary Disability Separation Guidelines
How and when to request voluntary or involuntary separations.

Video Podcasts and Interactive Training
View exciting presentations related to the prevention of disability.