Disability coverage is determined based upon medical necessity and insurance standards. Medical authorization and verification are required as part of the application process.
This benefit is administered and paid for by Emerson College.
Please note: Short-Term Disability is coordinated with state-mandated benefits, and is only paid if the state benefits do not meet the Short-Term Disability coverage amounts.
- Eligible Staff: Following 14 consecutive calendar days of disability, eligible staff receives 60% of salary, up to 180 calendar days. Eligible staff are eligible for this benefit after 3 months of service
- Full-Time Tenure and Tenure Track Faculty on ECCAAUP: Faculty members are eligible for 100% base pay for up to 180 days in any 24-month period.
- Full-Time Term Faculty on ECCAAUP: Faculty members are eligible for 100% base pay for 30 consecutive calendar days of disability and up to 150 additional consecutive calendar days at 60% base pay, in any 24-month period.
- Eligible faculty are eligible for this benefit after 6 months of service.