Human Resources

Results for Benefits:


Annual Leave: How many annual leave days per year can an employee take?

Annual Leave: How many hours/days of annual leave can I carryover from one calendar year to the next?

Annual Leave: What is the accrual rate for State service of more than 10 years? 

Annual Leave: Am I eligible for annual leave?

Annual Leave: At what rate will I accrue annual leave? 

Can I enroll my family members on my state insurance coverage?

Can I keep my health, dental and vision insurance when I retire?

Do I need a referral or preauthorization before having surgery or seeing a specialist?

Holiday Schedule: Where can I find this year’s Holiday Schedule?

How are “paid service hours” defined? 

How can I get a copy of my benefits statement?

How can I get a copy of my life insurance policy?

How do full-time non-permanent and variable-hour employees that measure full-timeenroll in insurance coverage?

How do full-time non-permanent and variable-hour workers that measure full-time refuse coverage?

How do I add my newly adopted child to my insurance?

How do I add someone to or remove someone from my insurance coverage?

How does the ACA impact employees currently enrolled in state health insurance?

How does this change impact my deductions for non-state insurance benefits, such as MetLife and AFLAC?

How long is a full time non-permanent employee eligible for benefits under the ACA guidelines?

How long is a variable – hour employee that measures full-time during the designated measurement period eligible for benefits under the ACA guidelines?

How will this change impact 9-month Faculty who are eligible for state insurance coverage and are scheduled to return for another academic year at Clemson?

I am a 9 month faculty member and I plan to terminate employment at the end of the current academic year or during the summer.  How does this impact my insurance?

I am a 9 month faculty member and I plan to transfer to another academic employer for the fall that offers the SC state insurance benefits.  How does this impact my insurance?

I am being charged a fee for using tobacco. No one on my insurance uses tobacco. How can I get this charge removed?

I have a question about a claim. Who should I contact?

I need to change my PEBA contact information (address, phone number, etc.). Can you send me a form?

I need to order another insurance card. Who should I contact?

I received a letter from Social Security because I will be turning 65 soon.  How does this affect my insurance coverage?

I received a notice that I have a pre-existing waiting period for my health insurance. What does this mean?

I’m a new employee but haven’t received a health insurance card in the mail yet.  I have a doctor’s appointment scheduled soon.  What should I do?

I’m having a baby. Do I need to notify my health plan before receiving maternity services?

I’ve reviewed this new process and I might need to adjust my direct deposit allocation.  How do I make this adjustment?

If I already have insurance through the market place, do I have to enroll in the State Health Plan?

If I refuse coverage now, will be I eligible for insurance coverage later?

If I terminate employment, when does my insurance coverage end?

Is there any impact to my deductions for my MoneyPlus accounts, such as heath savings account (HSA), medical spending account or dependent care spending account?

Is there anything I can do to better manage my healthcare costs?

My health claims are not being paid becausethe carrier states it does not pay for pre-existing conditions. What does this mean and how can I correct it?

Optional Retirement Program (ORP): What are some resources for understanding the Optional Retirement Program (ORP)?

Optional Retirement Program (ORP): What can I change on my optional retirement plan during the annual open enrollment period?

Optional Retirement Program (ORP): When can changes be made to my optional retirement plan?

Optional Retirement Program (ORP): When can changes be made to my optional retirement plan?

Optional Retirement Program (ORP): When will changes made during annual open enrollment in 2013 be effective?

Optional Retirement Program (ORP): Who do I contact to make changes during annual open enrollment or to ask questions about my plan?

Retirement Incentive Plan: What is the Retirement Incentive Plan?

Retirement Incentive Plans: Do I have to return the acknowledgement form even if I do not want to participate?

Retirement Incentive Plans: How long does it take to receive a cost statement for the purchase of service credit?

Retirement Incentive Plans: How much service can I purchase? How much service will Clemson University purchase?

Retirement Incentive Plans: If I am a supervisor of an employee who has chosen to participate, will I be notified of participation?

Retirement Incentive Plans: If I meet the criteria, will I be required to participate in the program?

Retirement Incentive Plans: If I participate in the RIP, can I apply for another job at Clemson?

Retirement Incentive Plans: If I participate in the RIP, what happens to my unused annual and sick leave?

Retirement Incentive Plans: If I received the RIP documentation in the mail, does it mean I am eligible to retire?

Retirement Incentive Plans: If I submit the Agreement and Release form but change my mind about participating in the RIP, can I revoke my Agreement?

Retirement Incentive Plans: What do I need to do if I want to participate in the RIP?

Retirement Incentive Plans: What if I do not purchase enough service credit to qualify by the deadline?

Retirement Incentive Plans: What is the difference between qualified and non-qualified service?  What types of service credit can I purchase, and how much do they cost?

Retirement Incentive Plans: When will the program start?

Retirement Incentive Plans: Who do I contact if I have questions?

Retirement Incentive Plans: Why aren't all departments eligible?

Retirement Incentive Plans: Will I be able to keep my insurance?

Retirement Incentive Plans: Will I receive a cost of living adjustment for my retirement benefits?

Retirement Incentive Plans: Will I receive anything in the mail regarding this program?

Retirement Incentive Plans: How do I schedule an appointment to review my options and benefit estimates and/or to purchase service credit?

Retirement Incentive Plans: Who is not eligible to participate in the Retirement Incentive Plan?

Sick Leave: Am I eligible for sick leave?  

Sick Leave: Can I contribute unused sick leave to the leave pool? 

Sick Leave: Can I use sick leave to care for an ill member of my immediate family? 

Sick Leave: How many hours of sick leave can I carryover from one calendar year to the next?

Staff Voluntary Reduction in Time: How do I get my revised schedule approved?

Staff Voluntary Reduction in Time: How will my paycheck be affected?

Staff Voluntary Reduction in Time: Is my reduction in time and pay permanent?

Staff Voluntary Reduction in Time: Is this mandatory?

Staff Voluntary Reduction in Time: What happens to my benefits?

Staff Voluntary Reduction in Time: What happens to my sick and annual leave accruals?

Staff Voluntary Reduction in Time: What is Voluntary Reduction in Time?

Staff Voluntary Reduction in Time: Where is the Reduction in Time Request Form located?

Staff Voluntary Reduction in Time: Who is eligible to participate?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): A. What is the TERI program?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): B. What are the eligibility requirements for participation in the TERI program?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): C. Who decides if a faculty or staff member may participate in the TERI program?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): D. When is the best time to retire?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): E. What if I want to retire in less than five years; may I still participate in the TERI program?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): F. Is there a penalty for leaving before the end of the five years stipulated in the TERI agreement?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): H. Will I keep my same job if I participate in the TERI program?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): I. Will I have to contribute to the S.C. Retirement System after I enter the TERI program?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): J. Will I receive any additional benefit for my continued contributions to the S. C. Retirement System?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): K. How are my rights and benefits as a University faculty or staff member affected by my participation in the TERI program?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): L. What happens to my annual and sick leave? Will I accumulate leave as a participant in the TERI program?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): M. If I participate in the TERI program, will I be eligible for cost-of-living, merit and performance salary increases?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): N. How is my retirement benefit calculated?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): O. How are earnings posted?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): P. Will summer school earnings affect my retirement income?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): Q. How does annual leave pay affect my retirement benefit?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): R. Will state and federal income tax be withheld from the retirement benefit payment held in my TERI account?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): S. What happens if I experience a break in service during my participation in the TERI program?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): T. How does participation in the TERI program affect a faculty member's tenure status?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): U. Are TERI participants eligible to hold and receive endowed chairs?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): V. Are TERI participants still subject to the post-tenure review process?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): W. What about customary financial support from the University such as travel support, sabbatical leave, and internal research grants?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): X. How does participation in the TERI program affect retirement agreements between the University and individual faculty members?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): Y. Does TERI participation have any effect on guaranteed summer school teaching?

Teacher & Employee Retention Incentive (TERI): Z. May I continue to work for the University after I complete my TERI period? Is there an earnings limitation on post-retirement employment?

Voluntary Separation Program: Do I have to return the VSP Acknowledgement of Notice even if I do not plan to participate?

Voluntary Separation Program: How do I participate in the VSP?

Voluntary Separation Program: How do I schedule an appointment to talk to someone in OHR about my specific situation?

Voluntary Separation Program: How will premiums for the employee portion be collected?

Voluntary Separation Program: If I meet the criteria, will I be required to participate in the VSP?

Voluntary Separation Program: If I participate in the VSP, can I apply for another job at Clemson?

Voluntary Separation Program: If I submit the Agreement and Release form but change my mind about participating in the VSP, can I revoke my Agreement?

Voluntary Separation Program: What happens to my unused annual and compensatory leave?

Voluntary Separation Program: What is a Voluntary Separation Program (VSP)?

Voluntary Separation Program: What is the incentive to participate in the VSP?

Voluntary Separation Program: When will the VSP start?

Voluntary Separation Program: Who do I contact if I have questions about the VSP and my options?

Voluntary Separation Program: Who is eligible for the Voluntary Separation Program (VSP)?

Voluntary Separation Program: Who is not eligible for the Voluntary Separation Program (VSP)?

Voluntary Separation Program: Why aren't all divisions eligible?

Voluntary Separation Program: Can the separation payment and/or the annual or compensatory leave payout be deferred to a University-sponsored 401k, 457 or 403b plan account?

Voluntary Separation Program: When must I terminate after I agree to participate in the VSP?

Voluntary Separation Program: Will I be able to continue my insurance benefits if I participate in the VSP?

Voluntary Separation Program: Will I receive anything in the mail regarding this program?

We’re planning a vacation. Does my health plan offer coverage outside of South Carolina?

What are the holidays for Clemson University employees? 

What can I do to continue my insurance if I have lost my job?

What changes can I make to my insurance when I get married?

What do I need to do if I am going for a routine physical (wellness exam)?

What do we know about the ACA?

What happens to my life insurance when I retire?

What happens to my paycheck for the months that I receive three paychecks?

What if full-time non-permanent and variable-hour workers that measure full-time do not enroll by the deadline?

What if my schedule requires that I work on a holiday? 

What is the change to my insurance premium deductions?

What should I do if I’m getting divorced?

What should I do if I’ve been called to active-duty military service?

What state insurance options are full-time non-permanent and variable-hour employees that measure full-time eligible for under the ACA guidelines?

What state insurance options are full-time non-permanent and variable-hour employees that measure full-time NOT eligible for under the ACA guidelines?

When am I eligible for holiday pay?   

When does insurance coverage begin for full-time non-permanent and variable-hour employeesthat measure full-time?

Where can employees find more information regarding insurance options for full-time non-permanent and variable-hour employeesthat measure full-time?

Where can I find additional information on the state health plan?

Who is eligible for holiday pay?

Who is eligible to enroll in insurance coverage under the ACA guidelines?

Who is impacted at Clemson University by the ACA?

Who may I contact if I have NOT been notified that I am eligible, but I have worked an average of 30 hours per week for the past 12 months?

Who should I contact to report the death of a subscriber or his/her covered spouse or child?

Why can’t student workers use their parent’s coverage to meet the employer requirements under ACA? 

Why do graduate and resident assistants need to track hours in the designated time capture system?

Why do we have to cap hours every week since the ACA provides an option to average over the measurement period?

Why does my position not qualify me for insurance?

Why doesn't the State provide more preventive coverage such as physicals or Pap smears?

Will this change cause a break in my insurance coverage?