Benefits & Programs

At Denison University, we offer generous paid leave and healthcare benefits, including medical, dental, and vision, as well as retirement plans, tuition benefits, and more.

In addition to benefits programs, faculty and staff enjoy a wide array of perks, including:

  • Employee and family access to the Mitchell Recreation and Athletics Center
  • Access to the William Howard Doane Library systems
  • Free tickets to arts, concerts, theater, lectures, and all events (except athletics)
  • Free employee health and wellbeing programs
  • Free academic classes for employees
  • Free LinkedIn Learning
  • Free online subscriptions to the New York Times and Wall Street Journal
  • Free campus parking

Health & Wellbeing

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Long-Term Care Insurance

Savings & Finance

  • Core Retirement Plan (403b)
  • Tax-Deferred Retirement Plan
  • Retirement Plan Summary description
  • Emeriti Program
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Secure Travel Assistance Program


  • Home Mortgage Guarantee
  • Education Benefits for Dependents
  • Family and Medical Leave Policy
  • Paid time off and Paid Holidays
  • Parental leave for faculty
  • Parental leave for staff
  • Life Assistance Program
  • Adoption assistance
  • Bookstore discounts
  • Remote Work Policy

Equal Opportunity Employer Policy

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background.

For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide. Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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