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Kent State University is currently offering employees the opportunity to apply for guaranteed-issue Aflac short-term disability coverage (up to $3,000) to supplement any existing benefits. That means no medical questionnaire is required*. Short-term disability coverage is designed to provide, to persons insured, coverage for disabilities...

The IRS requires that any unused amount remaining in your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) at the end of the reimbursement period (Jan. 1, 2015, through March 15, 2016) be forfeited. This is known as the IRS “use it or lose it” rule. If you have specific questions regarding your Flexible Spending Account or allowable expenses, please call...

Effective Jan. 1, 2016, Kent State University has improved its vision benefit coverage. Employees can now receive exams, eyeglasses or contact lenses on a calendar year basis (Jan. 1-Dec. 31). EyeMed is the employee vision care provider and is automatic when you elect medical coverage with Medical Mutual or Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. With...

Kent State University is currently offering employees the opportunity to obtain Guaranteed Issue permanent life insurance for yourself and your family to supplement any existing benefits. Any full-time employee between ages 16 and 70, working at least 30 hours a week and actively and continuously employed for a minimum of three months, except for...

There are several advantages to receiving your W2 electronically. They include: Quick and early access Significantly reduced chance sensitive personal data may be lost or stolen Access from any location with Internet availability Environmental impact If you wish to take advantage of this opportunity, you are required by federal regulations to...

If you were previously employed by Kent State University, the state of Ohio, or any political subdivision of the state of Ohio, your prior service time may be creditable toward your vacation entitlement* per administrative policy 6-11.7(C)(1).  Examples of political subdivisions include: city, municipality, village, township, state university,...

Your Kent State ID Number is a unique 9-digit number that begins with an "8." Kent State uses this number to identify all faculty, staff and students within the university. Various departments, including Payroll, Benefits and Employee and Academic Records, use this number to associate their records with you. Locate your Kent State ID Number by...

All Kent State University campuses will operate on a holiday schedule from Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015, through Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. During this time, all nonessential operations will be closed at all Kent State campuses. Normal business operations will resume with the first shift on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. Eligible employees will receive four days of...

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport offers a Kent State University employee discount for overnight parking in the Airport Fast Park and Park Place lots. Sign up for rewards points and discounted parking using the link below. One card will work for both lots. Covered parking also is offered at a discounted rate for Kent State employees....

Yes, Kent State University provides the Employee Assistance and Work/Life program through Impact Solutions. The IMPACT program can assist with problems such as stress, anxiety, depression, child management, marital concerns or substance abuse. It also can provide assistance for child or elder care, financial or legal matters. All resources are...