Group Voluntary Benefits

The University sponsors programs that allow employees to purchase benefit products through outside vendors on a payroll deduction basis. The advantage of these types of programs is based on the number of employees at the University and the value that can be obtained by purchasing for a large group. Visit the Benefits website at for more information on all benefit programs.


Voluntary dental plans are offered – that cover dental services beyond what is provided under the preventive dental plan – with varying plan choices are available, and coverage can also be purchased for eligible dependents. Annual choices are made for enrollment in the voluntary dental plan, and changes through the year are only allowable if an eligible change in family status occurs.

Universal Life Insurance

A universal life insurance plan is offered, separate from the core life insurance options through Purdue that include a long-term care component.

Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance

Coverage is available for home, auto and other property/casualty insurance.

Prepaid Legal Services Plan

A legal services plan is offered. Enrollment covers the employee, employee’s spouse and eligible dependents.

Critical Illness Coverage

This coverage pays a lump sum benefit if you are diagnosed with a covered critical illness as defined by the plan.

Accidental Coverage

Coverage is available to protect employees and their families from the costs of unexpected accidents. This plan includes benefits for initial care, injuries, hospitalization, follow-up care, transportation and lodging to help employees cushion the financial blow of an accident.

Pet Insurance

Coverage is available for insurance to cover pets.