Life Insurance

Marist College offers term life insurance through Sun Life Insurance and Annuity Company of New York.  Faculty and administrative staff members qualify for one times basic annual earnings rounded to the next higher $1,000 if not a multiple thereof, to a maximum of $100,000.

Terms and conditions for union staff are detailed within their respective collective bargaining agreements.

Term Life Insurance does not build equity, nor may one borrow against the policy benefit amount, nor is it portable. Upon qualification for retirement, coverage adjusts in accordance with length of service as long as employment has been continuous for ten years or more. Otherwise, eligibility for insurance benefits ceases with termination of employment.

Evidence of insurability (EOI) is required if you enroll more than 31 days after the date you become eligible and must be furnished at your expense. 

For additional Life Insurance information, please review the Life Insurance Employee Group Benefits Policy.

Waiting Periods
Faculty/Administrative 90 days
Clerical non-union 120 days
Union - CWA

120 days

Security 180 days
Union-Local 200 Not Eligible for Marist Benefit

*There is an annual open enrollment period for those who have not previously enrolled in the life insurance program.