Western Connecticut State University Benefits

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Employee Benefit Reviews

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Oct 17, 2018
Former Department Secretary in Danbury, Connecticut

Amazing health insurance, very generous paid time off, tuition waiver for 6 credit hours per semester

Aug 6, 2019
Former University Worker in Danbury, Connecticut

Workers Compensation is the extent of the positions benefits.

Mar 21, 2018
Former Employee

Health care benefits generous at a reasonable cost.

Sep 3, 2016
Current Associate Professor in Danbury, Connecticut

Health, dental, and vision insurance have multiple tiers and options for participation and are subsidized VERY well by the school/state! Life insurance is available, as are paid health checking accounts, disability insurance, illness pay, etc. There is extra income available (roughly $10-20k) to professors taking on additional work/classes. Supplemental funding via internal grants is very generous and easily available.

Sep 15, 2015
Former Employee

State Benefits were great! Vacation time was excellent, and what you didn't use, you got paid out when you leave!

May 15, 2015
Current Graduate Assistant in Danbury, Connecticut

As a graduate assistant, you receive a refund of a large percentage of the state fees included in tuition for Graduate study. This, in addition to the max $4800 per semester stipend (20 hours per week), offsets the cost of education.

Benefits Summary

List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Work From Home
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours (2)
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off
  • Sick Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Sabbatical
  • Bereavement Leave

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

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