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Benefits & Perks

In addition to offering an energetic community that encourages learning and celebrates diversity, Vanderbilt University provides its faculty and staff with a benefits package that is comprehensive and flexible. Components for benefits-eligible employees include:

Benefits

  • Health insurance -  Two health plan options allow you to choose the coverage that works best for you and your family. Fully benefits-eligible employees can cover themselves, eligible children, and spouses. Partially benefits-eligible employees can cover themselves and their eligible children. The plans all offer preventive care as well as low-cost options for prescription drugs.
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Generous paid time off (PTO)
  • Employer-paid life insurance, with the option to purchase additional supplemental coverage.
  • 403(b) retirement plan with a voluntary pre-tax and/or Roth after-tax investment option. Eligible employees can also receive up to 5% in fully vested matching contributions.
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance.
  • Accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance.
  • Subsidized on-campus child care centers.
  • Tuition assistance for you, your spouse, and eligible dependent children.

You may learn more about our benefit package details  here .

Perks

  • Employee Perks Program - Vanderbilt University provides employees with exclusive perks and over $4,500 in savings on everything from pizza and the zoo, to movie tickets, oil changes, hotels, and car rentals! 
  • Enjoy lectures, classes, concerts, exercise classes, seminars, and lunch and learns. See events.vanderbilt.edu for a list.
  • Transportation Discounts - Ride a Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) bus to and from work for free by swiping your Vanderbilt ID (Davidson County only). Save up to 60% off Music City Star Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) tickets when you buy tickets on campus (Monthly RTA passes not included).