Voluntary Benefits

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Voluntary Benefits fill gaps in insurance with special rates and options. Eligible employees can enroll whether covered for other benefits through the University or somewhere else.

You can enroll in Auto, Home, and Pet insurance at any time. 

Unless you are a New Hire, you can only enroll in Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Identity Theft, Legal Services and Universal Life with long-term care insurance during specific Open Enrollment periods or if you experience a qualified life event.

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Pet Insurance
Sometimes you need to say no to your pet.

"No, Otis, no!"

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"No, no, no, no, no!"

"Princess, no!"

But never say no when it comes to their health. In the Nation, pets are part of the family. They do so much for us. So return the favor by staying healthy together. Because when pets are healthy, we're all happier. They keep our happy hormones up, and our stress levels down. At Nationwide, we aim to do the same. Making it as easy as possible for you to always say yes. Yes to helpful tips that keep you and your pet healthy and happy. Yes to straightforward coverage options and simple signup. Yes to always know when your pet will get the best health care available no matter what.

So say yes!


Voluntary Benefits Overview

Voluntary Benefits
Voluntary Benefits at Columbia University.

Columbia cares because educating the next generation of leaders, thinkers and innovators needs people like you. So we've been listening, and we hear what you're asking for: Benefits to help you save money and take care of the people you love. That's why we're offering Voluntary Benefits to help you create the financial future you and your family deserve no matter what changes in your lives. If you prepare for the unexpected now, you'll be able to focus on recovering when the time comes, which can help you get back to normal faster.

Secure what's important to you at an affordable cost, and you could avoid big headaches in the future: Accident Insurance, Auto Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Identity Theft Protection, and Universal Life Insurance with Long-Term Care. You can enroll online, speak to a specialist by phone (Call 212-851-7000) and get more information on the university's human resources website: humanresources.columbia.edu/voluntary-benefits.

Protect yourself and your family and protect your future. My CU Benefits.

Need more help? Contact the Columbia Benefits Service Center by phone: 212-851-7000, or email: [email protected].

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