My Benefits

About Benefits at Baylor

As a faculty or staff member, you have the ability to make an impact every day as you live out the mission of the University. To equip you for success in your role, Baylor's purposefully-designed benefits package demonstrates our Christian commitment and caring community. The benefit chart below gives an overview of what Baylor University has to offer employees. These and other benefit advantages provide convenient opportunities for the wellbeing of Baylor faculty/staff, their families and retirees.

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Educational Assistance

NOTE: If you are a post-doc or post-doc fellow, please email with any benefit questions you may have.

Benefits Full-Time
Faculty & Staff [1]
Faculty & Staff [2]
Medical / Prescription Drug Plan (Rx)  
Retirement 403b (employer contributions) [3] [4]
Retirement 403b (employee contributions) [3]
Retirement 457b (employee contributions) [3]
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)  
Dependent Flexible Spending Account (FSA)  
Health Savings Account (HSA) [5]  
Group Life and Dependent Life  
Supplemental Term Life  
Other Supplemental Insurance [6]  
Long-Term Disability  
Employee Assistance Program  
Tuition Remission  
Adoption Assistance  
Baylor Identification Card (BUID)
Use of Campus Facilities
(examples: SLC, marina, gameroom, library)
Admission to Certain Campus Events
Athletic Tickets
(discounted or free depending on sport and/or conference game)
Event Ticket Discounts
(School of Music, Baylor Theater, Mayborn Museum, etc.)
Baylor Bookstore Discounts
Campus Dining Discounts
Free Parking


About Time Off

At Baylor, you and your family are cared for personally and professionally. One of the ways Baylor achieves this is by offering generous time off available day 1 of employment. The chart below gives an overview of various leave options at Baylor. Eligible employees also enjoy 10 University recognized holidays.

List of Time Off Categories & Leave Policies

Time Off Faculty Staff
Bereavement Leave [7]  
Sick Time [7]  
Vacation Time [7]  
Paid Parental Leave  
Paid Military/Emergency Responder Leave  
Maternity Leave
Primary Caregiver Leave
Military Leave


  1. Full Time (faculty, staff, and post-doc fellows (.75 FTE or more per semester) and Full time temp staff  (30 or more hours a week)
  2. Part-time Faculty (less than .75FTE per semester) or Part Time  Staff (29 or less hours per week)
  3. Not eligible to participate: Students (including graduate students), event workers (camp workers, concession workers, and any other individual classified as an event worker in the payroll records of the Employer), Employees whose employment contract provides the Employee shall not receive contributions, Employees of Brazos Valley Public Broadcasting Foundation, Post-Doctoral Fellows and Post-Doctoral Research Associates.
  4. Part-time faculty and staff are eligible for employer contributions if they have met eligibility requirements set forth in the plan document.
  5. Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are available for eligible employees who enroll in the Baylor HDHP medical plan.
  6. Plans include Accident, Cancer/Specified Diseases, Short-Term Disability, Specified Health Event, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, and Long Term Care.
  7. Temporary or seasonal staff excluded.