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Benefits and Wellness

Rutgers maintains a comprehensive best in class benefits and wellness program to support the evolving needs of our faculty and staff.
At Rutgers University, our employees are our greatest asset. In recognition of the role and impact our employees make, we care about the people and things that matter most to you. Learn more about how we support you and your family and help you reach your personal and professional milestones throughout your career. Eligibility for each of the benefits outlined below will vary depending upon one’s role, bargaining unit, and employment status.
Your well-being is our priority. Rutgers offers an array of medical, prescription, and dental plans as part of a high-quality benefits package to eligible employees.
The FlexWork@RU Pilot Program expands the current flexible work arrangement offerings available to eligible staff employees through August 31, 2024.
Rutgers offers generous paid time off to unwind and enjoy time away from work, including vacation time, paid holidays, personal days, and administrative leave days.
Rutgers offers tuition remission or reimbursement for eligible employees and dependents (varies by role and salary).
A guide to navigating the decisions you may face during periods of substantial change in your personal or professional life, as well as those affecting your employees.
Rutgers provides a range of childcare and eldercare resources designed to support you in caring for both yourself and your loved ones.
Rutgers provides employees with a suite of self-paced and formal learning programs and services to enable purposeful professional growth and career advancement.
Learn more about opportunities to secure your financial future through voluntary tax savings plans including 403(b) and 457 plans, commuter savings plans, and much more.
Rutgers offers various physical and mental wellbeing resources to help you care for yourself and your family.
Rutgers’ commitment to its employees includes maintaining and fostering a safe, diverse, and respectful workplace environment, and much more.
Rutgers offers competitive retirement benefits and defined contribution retirement plans (based upon position) through ABP, PERS, and PFRS.
Employees may be eligible for a leave of absence under qualifying reasons which may impact their benefits.
As an added perk, Rutgers employees receive discounts from thousands of local and national vendors.
Submit a general inquiry via our Benefits & Wellness Service in the HR Portal. NetID login required.