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Benefits and When to Sign Up
As a new member of the Harvard community (faculty, staff or a postdoctoral fellow), you may be eligible for a wide range of excellent benefits.
For some of Harvard's benefits, including health and dental coverage, you must enroll within 30 days of your employment date.
- Medical Benefits
- Dental Benefits
- Contributory Life Insurance
- Long Term Care Insurance
- Long Term Disability
- Flexible Spending Accounts
If eligible, you are automatically covered under the following plans:
- Co-payment Reimbursement Program
- Basic Life Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Retirement Plan
The following benefit can be elected at any time.
- Tax Deferred Account Program
For benefits questions, call the Benefits Services Group at 617-496-4001 or email BSG at email@example.com.