Benefits and Health Insurance

Graduate Assistants appointed at 33 percent or more are eligible for some UWM employee benefits, such as the State Group Health Insurance Program, and additional supplemental dental or vision insurance. This health insurance can cover the cost of additional health care beyond what Student Health and Wellness Center provides for all graduate students. Assistants who enroll will have monthly premiums deducted from their paychecks.

There are different kinds of health benefits coverage with different costs, such as coverage for individuals and coverage for families. Benefits are complex and the provisions change frequently. For the fullest current information, visit the Benefits page of UWM’s Department of Human Resources.

New Graduate Assistants may want to pay special attention to the New Employee Benefits page.