Total Rewards

Our comprehensive benefits and compensation package is inspired by the desire to provide stability to our staff and faculty so they can focus on what matters most.

In seeking to attract and retain the best talent, Notre Dame offers a competitive benefits and compensation package that supports faculty, staff and their families. Our compensation philosophy recognizes top performers for their outstanding contributions to the University. Our well-rounded benefits package is unique to Notre Dame. It includes excellent insurance, an on-site Wellness Center and pharmacy and extraordinary tuition and retirement benefits among others.

See what your compensation and major benefits add up to by using our benefits and compensation package calculator.

Review our benefits summaries to see all that is available to our benefit-eligible employees.

You may also see who qualifies as an eligible dependent.


In seeking to attract and retain the best talent, Notre Dame offers competitive total rewards packages while recognizing top performers for their outstanding contributions to the University.


In addition to your start as a new employee, certain events in your life may require that you make changes to your benefits. Learn more about how to enroll and what life events may require you make changes to your benefits.

Benefit Vendor Contacts

If you’re looking for the contact information for one of our benefit vendors or partners, you can find it here.

Notre Dame Wellness Center

Learn more about the state-of-the-art, onsite workplace wellness center for benefit-eligible University faculty, staff, and their eligible dependents. The Notre Dame Wellness Center is operated by Premise Health.

Medical, Vision, Dental Insurance

The University offers different types of insurance plans to best meet your and your family’s needs. Learn more about our medical, vision and dental insurance plan options.

Other Insurance

Learn more about the additional insurance options available to you and your family, including flexible spending accounts and life, accident, critical illness and long term disability insurance.

International Travel

Will you be traveling internationally on University business for one semester or longer? If so, learn more about the health insurance plan available to you.

Time Off, Leaves, & Holidays

Time off, leaves and holidays are a key part of your total rewards from Notre Dame.

Work and Life Benefits

From Emergency Back Up Care to Discounts, the University offers a wide variety of work and life benefits to help you thrive. Learn more about them.

Educational Benefits

In addition to our generous tuition assistance benefit for children of eligible employees, we offer employees, retirees and spouses tuition reimbursement, remission and scholarship programs.


Learn more about the retirement benefits the University offers that provide for your long-term financial well-being and stability.

Accessibility & Accommodations

We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment, except when it would cause an undue hardship, through the ADA Interactive Process.