Benefits Voluntary and Flexible Plans

Administration Building, Room 606
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone (323) 343-3651 | Fax (323) 343-3662

Various CSU-sponsored group insurance plans are available through payroll deduction to benefits-eligible employees.  Some of these insurance plans require enrollment within the initial 60-day enrollment period in order to waive evidence of insurability up to the guarantee issue amount.  The voluntary insurance plans available are Term Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Hospital Income Protection, Long-Term Disability, and Auto & Home Insurance.   For more information about these plans, please contact the Benefits office, e-mail, or call the providers listed below: 

Optional Voluntary Insurance Plans
Various CSU-sponsored group insurance plans are available through payroll deduction to benefits-eligible employees. Some of these insurance plans require enrollment within the initial 60-day enrollment period in order to waive evidence of insurability up to the guarantee issue amount. The voluntary insurance plans available are Term Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Hospital Income Protection, Long-Term Disability, and Auto & Home Insurance. For more information about these plans, please contact the Benefits office at extension 3-3651, e-mail, or contact the providers listed below:
 
Eligibility for Voluntary Plans
 
AFLAC 
Aflac pays cash benefits directly to you (unless otherwise assigned), when you're sick or injured. You can use the cash to help cover expenses that major medical does not—like mortgage, groceries, or whatever you need. It's like a safety net for you and your family.
(800) 433.3036
 
The Standard Insurance (Voluntary Group Life)
The CSU offers employee-paid voluntary life insurance through the Standard Life Insurance Company to all eligible employees. Employees may purchase protection for themselves and eligible family members including spouse/domestic partner and dependent children:
http://www.standard.com/mybenefits/csu/basic.html
(800) 378-5745
 
(866) 680-5143
 
METLAW Legal Plan
MetLaw® plan, offered by MetLife, covers representation for many personal legal services for employees and their eligible dependents. Offered to employees, excluding Rehired Annuitants, Special Consultants, Hourly Intermittent employees and Students. Eligible dependents are covered at no additional cost. Employees that do not enroll in plan during open enrollment or within 60 days of employment will not have another opportunity to enroll in the plan until next year’s open enrollment period. Members are required to remain in the plan for a full benefit plan year. Covered legal services performed by a Network attorney are fully paid for by the plan. Out-of-Network attorney fees for covered services are reimbursed based on a set fee schedule.
(800) 438-6388

Brochure: http://calstate.edu/benefits/carrier.materials/2011_MetLawBrochure.pdf

ScholarShare College Savings Plan
  • Eligible employees may participate in California's tax-advantaged 529 college savings plan.
  • The plan is sponsored by the ScholarShare Investment Board, an agency of the State of California, and is managed by TIAA-CREF.
  • Earnings in your ScholarShare plan account grow tax-deferred. When you withdraw money to pay for qualified education expenses, you pay no federal or California state income tax.
  • There is no employer matching contribution.
For more information or to enroll online visit www.ScholarShare.com.
 

Long-Term Care Program

Note: The CalPERS Long-Term Care Program will begin accepting applications in December 2013. Please call (800) 982-1775, select option 2 and then option 3 to receive an application kit once they become available.

The CalPERS Long-Term Care Program is the nation's only voluntary, self-funded, not-for-profit program helping to protect assets and lifestyles against the catastrophic cost of needing long-term care services.

The CalPERS Long-Term Care Program is entirely funded by member premiums and is not an employer-paid benefit. The program is available to all California public employees and retirees, as well as their spouses, parents, parents-in-law and adult siblings between the ages of 18 and 79. Applicants do not have to be CalPERS members to apply.

CSU Benefits Portal