Financial Well-Being

Satisfaction with current and future financial situations

We seek to enable staff and faculty to gain satisfaction with their current and future financial situations.

Financial Well-Being Links

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

    University of Notre Dame retirement plan. All employees have the opportunity to make voluntary contributions. After a year of service, employees make a defined regular salary contribution of 5% and the University contributes 10%.

  • Accident Insurance

    Provides a lump-sum payment if you experience illness or injury as a result of an accident.

  • Adoption Benefit

    Provides reimbursement for adoption expenses to full-time faculty, staff after one year of service.

  • Bright Horizons Back-Up Care

    Provides short-term, back-up care for unexpected child or elder care needs, and an online provider directory for on-going family care solutions.

  • Critical Illness Insurance

    Provides a lump-sum payment if you experience a covered critical illness.

  • Employee Assistance Program

    A comprehensive resource to assist faculty, staff and their dependents in dealing with a variety of personal and family challenges.

  • Employee Discount Programs

    Provides faculty, staff, students, and retirees discounts for a variety of products and services.

  • Fred Freeman Scholarship

    The Fred E. Freeman Staff Scholarship provides tuition reimbursement for post-secondary education, certification, or a college degree to eligible non-exempt staff.

  • Health Advocate

    Free benefit to help you and your entire family navigate the healthcare system and maximize your healthcare benefits.

  • Health and Dependent Care Funding Accounts

    We provide ways for you to set aside money for health and dependent care expenses by offering a variety of accounts.

  • Home, Auto, and Mobile Discounts

    Offers faculty and staff savings on home, auto, and mobile/cellular service needs

  • Incidental Days

    Incidental days provide income protection for non-exempt staff absent from work due to their own illness or injury or that of a qualifying family member.

  • Life Insurance

    Notre Dame provides a $25,000 life insurance policy to full-time faculty & staff at no cost, and it offers the opportunity to purchase Supplemental and Dependent Life Insurance.

  • Live Well Rewards

    Notre Dame’s new Live Well Rewards program provides a credit to your 2022 health plan premium, essentially lowering what you pay for health coverage next year.

  • Long-Term Disability

    Long-Term Disability provides a monthly benefit if an eligible employee becomes disabled and is unable to perform the essential functions of their job beyond 6 months.

  • ND Faculty and Staff Classifieds

    Virtual marketplace for University faculty and staff to sell, swap, or share items with fellow employees.

  • ND Post Office

    Convenient and full-service U.S. Postal mail office on campus.

  • Non-Notre Dame Tuition Reimbursement

    Tuition reimbursement is available to eligible staff for undergraduate or graduate courses or for skills-related training or certifications.

  • Notre Dame Clearance Center

    Visit the Notre Dame Clearance center for discounts on apparel and more.

  • Notre Dame Tuition Remission

    Tuition remission is available to eligible faculty, staff and spouses for undergraduate or graduate courses at Notre Dame.

  • Pension Plan

    Closed to new entrants effective December 31, 2017. Active non-exempt participants prior to 12/31/2017 continue to earn credited service.

  • Short-Term Income Replacement

    STIR provides income protection when you fall ill or are unable to work for a temporary period of time.

  • St. Michael’s Laundry

    Full-service laundry facility catering to the community at the University of Notre Dame and the general public.

  • Tax Assistance Program

    Learn more about tax preparation services on campus.

  • United Way Compassion Fund

    University Emergency Assistance program funded by United Way.

  • Your Pension Resource

    YPR is an online tool for active pension plan participants that helps them estimate their pension benefit for a future date.