As a Georgia Institution, Georgia Tech is one of the 26 institutions under the University System of Georgia (USG) umbrella. Your benefits are provided through USG, which includes healthcare, dental, vision, and retirement plan options for employees working 30 hours per week or more on a regular basis. All USG employees are covered by workers’ compensation, and certain employees also qualify for Social Security participation.
Your USG benefits are administered through OneUSG Connect. You may elect, change, view, or request support through the OneUSG Connect – Benefits website or OneUSG Connect – Benefits Call Center.
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- The date of hire if hired on the first day of the month (e.g., July 1 or Aug. 1)
- The first day of the following month if the hire date is any day other than the first (e.g., July 2 or Aug. 13)
There are three types of employees and employment used to determine benefits eligibility.
30 or more hours per week or .75 FTE and greater, which applies to regular faculty and regular staff employees.
Full benefits include all benefits in accordance with University System of Georgia of Board of Regents policy 8.2.9 Insurance.
20 to 29 hours per week or .5 FTE to .74 FTE.
Partial benefits eligible may apply to regular faculty and regular staff employees.
Partial benefits include retirement and pro-rated leave accruals.
19 or less hours per week (.49 FTE or less), which applies to regular faculty and staff employees.
Non-benefits eligible also includes temporary faculty, staff, and student employees who may not work more than 1,300 hours in a 12 month period as defined later in this policy.
Students may not be placed into a regular status.
Georgia Tech is part of the University System of Georgia.
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