Postdoctoral Fellows - Benefits Eligibility


Eligibility begins on your date of appointment. Log in to CUBES to see the benefits and options you are eligible for, as well as monthly cost.

Are you unsure if you are a Postdoctoral Fellow? Learn about Employment Groups.


Important Notice

Ineligible Postdoctoral Fellows

Part-Time Postdoctoral Fellows are not eligible for coverage under Columbia University benefits.

Eligible Dependents

For most University benefits, including Medical, Vision and Dental, your dependents can be covered if you verify they are your:

  • Legal spouse;
  • Legally-dependent child(ren), including adopted children and stepchildren;

Go to Dependent Eligibility to learn more.