Summary of Domestic Partner Benefits - Contract College

Benefit

Health and Dental Insurance

Life Insurance

Personal Accident Insurance

Retirement

Tax Deferred Savings Plan

Partner Eligibility

Yes

Yes

Yes

Employee can designate partner as co-annuitant

Employee can designate partner as co-annuitant

 

Benefit

Cornell Children's Tuition

Scholarship (CCTS)

Long Term Care

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)

Athletic & Library Privileges

Legal Plan Insurance

Partner Eligibility

Yes

Yes

Partners do not meet the IRS definition of a dependent

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Partners are also eligible for the following leave policies: funeral, parental leave and family health care leave.

The chart above summarizes the benefits available to domestic partners of faculty and staff. In general, partners are eligible for the same benefits as spouses except where the Internal Revenue Code's definition of a dependent governs the plan.