Benefits Overview

The University of Iowa is a leader in the Big Ten providing a comprehensive benefit package. Depending upon your employment classification, benefit options include:

Benefits Plan

The University offers a full benefits plan that allows you to match your benefit dollars to your personal needs; one of the few such plans in higher education.


Spending Accounts

The University provides the option to deposit pre-tax money to use toward eligible health and dependent care expenses.

Paid Leave

The University provides Sick Leave, Family Caregiving Leave, and Faculty Development Programs for all faculty and Vacation and Catastrphoic Leave for faculty with fiscal year appointments


For more detailed information, please visit The University of Iowa's Benefits web site