Health and Other Benefits

Health at SMU

Benefits Guide

Benefits Options at a Glance

To help you make informed benefits choices, SMU gives you several tools, including the annual Benefits Guide.  The Benefits Guide provides detailed information about SMU's benefit plans.

Medical and Prescription Drug

  • SMU Health and Wellness Plan
    • Medical Plan (administered by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas)
      • $1,000 Deductible PPO Option
      • $2,000 Deductible PPO Option
      • $2,500 Deductible PPO Option with Health Savings Account
      • $5,000 Deductible PPO Option with Health Savings Account
    • Prescription Drug Plan (administered by Express Scripts, formerly known as Medco)

Dental

  • Dental Plan (administered by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas)

Vision

  • Vision Plan (administered by VSP)

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

  • Healthcare FSA (administered by Discovery Benefits)
  • Dependent Care FSA (administered by Discovery Benefits)

Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Health Savings Account (administered by Mellon Bank)

Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Basic Group Life Insurance (administered by Reliance Standard)
  • Supplemental Group Life Insurance (administered by Reliance Standard)
  • Supplemental Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (administered by Reliance Standard)

Additional Insurance

  • Long-Term Disability (administered by Reliance Standard)
  • Long-Term Care Insurance (administered by CNA)

SMU Retirement Programs

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan (administered by Transamerica Retirement Solutions)
  • Emeriti Health Account (administered by TIAA CREF)

Additional Benefits

  • Tuition Benefits Program (administered by SMU Human Resources)
  • Employee Assistance Program (administered by Magellan Health)
  • University Death Benefit (administered by SMU Human Resources)
  • Business Travel Benefit (administered by SMU Risk Management)
  • Adoption Leave (administered by SMU Human Resources)
  • Paid Time Off, Holiday and Vacation (administered by SMU Human Resources)