Discover Your Benefits

 
From the everyday to the unexpected, your Columbia University benefits package is designed to help support you and your family's needs.

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Tax Savings Accounts

Save money every year by using pre-tax funds for eligible healthcare, dependent care and commuting expenses.

The University offers Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)s, including Healthcare and Dependent Care FSAs, Health Savings Account (HSA), and the Transit/Parking Reimbursement Program (T/PRP) account. Using these tax savings accounts could save you hundreds of dollars on eligible expenses.

Featured Programs

Family Building
Family Building

From pregnancy/fertility support to helping pay for college, Columbia supports you and your family at any stage in the pathway to parenthood. Take advantage of virtual appointments and coaching, education resources, and doctor referrals.

EAP
Employee Assistance Program

EAP is a network of free or discounted services to support your personal success and help with everyday challenges. Talk to a counselor, get referrals, and find well-being resources.

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Tax Savings Accounts

Several tax savings accounts are available to help you pay for commuting, healthcare and dependent care expenses, and save for retirement. Setting up accounts will reduce your current taxable income.

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Well-being

Nothing is more important than your health, but staying fit and living well can be a challenge. Columbia offers a variety of programs to inspire you to make healthy choices, support your personal goals and help you stay motivated. 

Mental health and your benefits
Mental Health

The University is committed to supporting the mental health and well-being of you and your loved ones. We offer a range of resources, education programs, and counseling services to help you live better and thrive.

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Health Condition Services

Health Condition Services are special programs for disease management, chronic illness, and health services for you and your loved ones. Support services include UnitedHealthcare (UHC) programs and Columbia on-site and virtual resources.

Travel Assistance
Travel Assistance

Whether travelling on University business or a personal vacation, Columbia can help with travel services through the Employee Assistance Program. We also offer travel insurance for the unexpected.

Retirement Savings
Retirement Savings

Columbia's retirement savings and financial planning programs help you set goals and provide a foundation of retirement income in addition to your personal savings and investments.