Voluntary Benefits

USNH offers additional voluntary insurance plans for benefits eligible employees

Short-Term Disability Insurance

For employees not covered under UTime, Voluntary Short-term disability insurance provides income protection for qualified absences due to non-work related injury or illness for up to 26 weeks (includes maternity leave). For more information and plan criteria, view details under the Libary in your MyBenefits.usnh.edu account. 

NOTE:  Effective July 1, 2019, employees eligible for UTime benefits are now covered under Short Term Disability as part of their core USNH Benefits.

Long-Term Care Insurance

Genworth Life Insurance Company (Genworth Life) is the provider for USNH employees enrolling in Long-Term Care Insurance. 

New hire benefits eligible employees have the opportunity to enroll (depending on age and the plan they choose) for coverage during their first 31 days of employment without having to provide proof of good health.

Voluntary Vision Plan

VSP is the provider for USNH employees enrolling in the Voluntary Vision Plan.  Employees can view the vision plan details under the Library in your MyBenefits.usnh.edu account.  Rate sheets for this voluntary benefit are available on the USNH Benefits site.

Hospital Indemnity Plan

Provided through MetLife, can help ease the financial impact of a hospitalization.  Works with your other medical coverage to help pay for out-of-pocket expenses that result from a hospital stay. Employees can view the plan details under the Library in your MyBenefits.usnh.edu account.  Rate sheets for this voluntary benefit are available on USNH Benefits site.

Unique College Investing Plan / 529

The UNIQUE College Investing Plan is New Hampshire's tax-advantaged 529 college savings plan, open to both residents and nonresidents. The plan is sponsored by the state of New Hampshire and managed by Fidelity Investments.