Benefits Eligibility

The University of North Carolina at Asheville provides a comprehensive and market-competitive benefits package for employees in all stages of life and employment. The Benefits Services area of Human Resources is responsible for the coordination and administration of these traditional benefit programs. Please review our Benefits Package.

Advantages of working for UNC Asheville

Important items to note

  • Permanent employees working 30 or more hours per week are eligible for all benefits.
  • Permanent part-time employees working 20 - 29 hours per week are eligible to participate in supplemental benefits such as NCFlex, supplemental retirement (403b, 457), pro-rated leave and contributory health insurance.
  • In benefit programs that provide coverage for dependents, spouses are eligible for coverage under all benefit programs and dependent children are eligible for coverage up to age 26. Stepchildren may also be eligible.
  • Coverage for most benefit programs begins the first of the month following the date of hire.