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Benefits to Eligible Employees

Benefits Available to Eligible Employees


New Hire Benefit Enrollment Instructions

Bswift Benefit System - UD's online benefit portal for enrollments/changes 

2020 Benefit Guide

2021 Benefits Guide

Medical Insurance
For plan summaries, plan documents, rates, notices, and other information related to medical insurance.

Dental and Vision Insurance
For plan summaries, plan documents, rates, notices, and other information related to dental and vision insurance.

Life, AD&D, Long-Term and Short-Term Disability Insurance
For information related to life insurance, long-term and short-term disability.

Workers' Compensation
For information on reporting workplace injuries and workers' compensation.

Employee Assistance Program
For information on UD's Employee Assistance Program that offers referrals, discounts, and free counseling.

Retirement Accounts

For the 403(b) summary plan description and information regarding enrollment and UD's matching contribution program.

 FMLA - Leave of Absence

For information regarding Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), eligibility, and approval process.

For forms related to benefits enrollment, claims or reimbursement, payroll, employment or staffing, accommodations, and other form categories.


Alumna Establishes Endowed Scholarship to Honor Longtime UD Administrator, Historian

“No one is more deserving of a scholarship in her name than Sybil Novinski,” said President Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA ’82 MA ’83, at the ceremony celebrating the Sybil Novinski Scholarship Fund endowed by Eileen McPherson Meinert, BA ’83, and her husband, David Meinert. “This is something that many alumni, faculty and administrators have talked about, and this is a great day because we get to honor someone who’s meant so much to so many.”

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Physics, Chemistry Professors Receive Air Force Grant

In September, the U.S. Air Force awarded the University of Dallas and Cerium Labs a $500,000 STTR Phase II contract to develop a "Silicon Nitride Seal for Thermal Barrier Coating in Gas Turbines for Extended Engine Life.” Affiliate Research Assistant Professor of Physics Will Flanagan, Ph.D., and Associate Professor of Chemistry Ellen Steinmiller, Ph.D., are co-principal investigators on the project. This award builds on a smaller $50,000 Phase I award earlier this year. UD’s portion of the award is $150,000.

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