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Loyola's community of faculty, staff, administrators, students, and alumni are a diverse set of gifted individuals who collaborate with, and challenge each other. We encourage each other to realize Loyola’s vision for the future and to live by our core values. You are strongly encouraged to join the University in exploring and pursuing opportunities to serve the Loyola community and to grow personally and professionally.

General Benefits Information

Eligibility for coverage under the various benefit plans is based upon your employment category. Enrollment in benefits, including health insurance, is not automatic. To view Loyola's benefits, select one of the following Benefits at a Glance "BAAG":

Benefit Eligibility

Questions about your eligibility? Learn more about what benefits you are eligible for here.

Benefits Enrollment

Newly hired benefit-eligible faculty, administrator, and staff will receive their welcome email and self-guided benefits orientation link at the end of their first week of employment. Please contact benefits and wellness office at 410-617-1365 with questions.

Learn more about benefits enrollment at Loyola

Open Enrollment

Loyola's open enrollment season is a two-week period that runs from late April through early May each year. Mid-year benefit enrollments are allowed for new employees and newly eligible due to a qualifying life event. Open enrollment annoucements and reminders are emailed to all benefits-eligible employees one week before the start of the season. Reminders are posted in LoyolaToday and emailed to eligible employees throughout the two-week period. Employees should contact Human Resources at 410-617-2354 with questions. 

Health and Wellness

Loyola offers comprehensive health and wellness benefits including medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees and faculty can also take advantage of flexible spending accounts, life and disability insurance, and wellness support. 

Learn more on health and wellness at Loyola

Retirement Plan

The Loyola University Maryland 403(b) Retirement Plan offers employees an opportunity to make voluntary tax-deferred contributions to a tax-deferred retirement account with TIAA. The University will contribute to this account once eligibility requirements have been met.

Learn more about retirement at Loyola

Summary Plan Descriptions and SBCs

This page includes summary plan descriptions for benefits and Summary of Benefits Coverage "SBC" as required by ACA.

Learn more about the summary plan descriptions at Loyola

Paid Leave

Loyola offers comprehensive paid holidays, vacation, and sick time, along with generous accrual rates. 

Learn more about leave at Loyola

Lactation Accommodation Policy and The Lactation Room

The Lactation Room was established to support working families at Loyola University Maryland. This room is a quiet, peaceful space to let a nursing employee express milk for their nursing child.

Learn more about the Lactation Room at Loyola

Tuition Remission

Loyola offers comprehensive tuition remission benefits for staff, administrators, and faculty. 

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Employee Assistance

Employees with job-related issues or concerns, who need an interpretation of University policies, workplace mediation, or conflict resolution services may request confidential assistance through the office of human resources

Learn more about employee assistance at Loyola

Perks and Discounts

Learn more about additional perks/discounts offered to Loyola employees, including gym membership discounts, entertainment ticket discounts, car insurance discounts, and more.

Learn more about additional benefits at Loyola

Workers Compensation

Learn more about procedures when an employee, including a student employee, suffers illness or injury during the course of his/her job duties.

Learn more about workers compensation at Loyola

This website provides a summary of the benefits available. The University reserves the right to modify, amend, suspend or terminate any plan at any time, and for any reason without prior notification. You will be notified of any changes to these plans and how they affect your benefits, if at all. The plans described on this website are governed by insurance contracts and plan documents, which are available for examination. We have attempted to make explanations of the plans on this website as accurate as possible. However, should there be a discrepancy between this website and the provisions of the insurance contracts or plan documents, the provisions of the insurance contracts or plan documents will govern. In addition, you should not rely on any oral descriptions of these plans, since the written descriptions in the insurance contracts and plan documents will always govern.