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Classified Employee Benefits

 2017 Annual Required Notice is available at benefitsolver.com or PDF.

Medical Insurance Benefits

Retirement Plans

Mandatory Retirement Plans

The University requires all employees to contribute 8% of your salary towards your retirement plan. Classified employees will participate in Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA). The University contributes 10.15% of your salary to PERA. The retirement plan is in lieu of Social Security, which is not an option here.

Learn more about PERA

Supplemental Retirement Plans

Employees may also elect to contribute additional retirement funds through payroll deductions by enrolling in a 403(b) or 457 plan. These deductions are tax deferred income.

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Leave Benefits

Sick Leave

Sick leave is provided in the event time off is needed for health reasons. This includes diagnostic and preventative examinations, treatment, and recovery. Full-time employees will accrue 6.66 hours per month.

Annual Paid Leave

Annual leave is provided for an employee’s personal needs. Accrued vacation hours vary based on years of service. See the State Personnel Board Rules, Section 5-11 for further details.

Learn more about Paid Leave


  • Classified Staff Council(CSC)
  • Working Together Foundation - Working Together is a non-profit private organization established by state employees and exclusively for state employees. Working Together provides emergency assistance to current or retired state employees in times of need. Visit the website for more information.