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Full-Time Faculty

A full summary of the benefits offered to Full-Time Faculty by Mercy College.

  • College Holidays - To view the Holiday Schedule on Mercy Connect, go to the Employee Info Center tab and scroll down to the Payroll Communications and Schedules section
  • Military, Jury Duty, and Bereavement Leaves
  • Family Medical Leave (FMLA) - Faculty members are eligible after one year of employment
  • Sabbatical  - Please refer to the Faculty Handbook for Details

Heath Benefits take effect on the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment

Health Plans:

  • Oxford (Voluntary)
    • Liberty Plan - In network only - no referrals needed
    • Freedom Plan - In/ out Network - no referrals needed
    • For more information, please visit Mercy Connect and click on the Employee Info Center tab

Dental Plan  (Voluntary)

  • Guardian Dental Plan
    • DMO - In network only
    • PPO - In/ out network
    • For more information, please visit Mercy Connect and click on the Employee Info Center tab

Vision Coverage (Voluntary)

  • United Health Care - for eyewear
  • Short Term Disability (NYS-STD) - Employees are eligible for STD immediately
  • Long Term Disability (LTD) - Full-Time Employees are covered after one year of service (60% of monthly income to $1,500 max) paid for by Mercy College. Voluntary coverage is available

Voluntary Flexible Spending Accounts (Ameriflex)

  • Healthcare - maximum of $2,550.00
  • Dependent Care  - maximum of $5,000.00
  • Transit
  • Commuter Parking

Full-Time Faculty may enroll in the College's retirement (403B) program. Payroll deductions may be remitted to either of the carriers. The Carriers are:

Faculty may contribute to the plan upon joining the college. Faculty is eligible for Mercy College contribution after 2 years of service. The Faculty member may be eligible for Mercy College contribution immediately if coming directly from another Higher Ed Institution. For more information, please contact the representative below:

  • TIAA - Eugene Glenn - (800) 732-8353

Full-Time Faculty members are eligible for tuition benefits. Please refer to the current policy on Mercy Connect for eligibility and application guidelines. Dependents of full-time faculty are eligible after the faculty member has had one full year of service.  

For more information, please visit the Employee Info Center tab in Mercy Connect.

For more information, please visit the Employee Info Center tab in Mercy Connect.

  • Fitness Benefits
    • Fitness Membership Discounts (Globalfit)
  • Verizion Wireless Discount
    • Faculty members are eligible for a 19% discount on their wireless service from Verizion. Please go to www.vzw.com/getdiscount to enroll
  • Entertainment Benefits
    • Plum Benefits
    • Westchester Broadway Theater - (914) 592-2268
    • Bronx Zoo - (718) 741-1432
  • Computer Supply Discount
    • Dell and Hewlett Packard Discounts
  • Shopping and Entertainment Discounts

Please visit the Employee Info Center tab in Mercy Connect for a full list of other benefits and discounts information.