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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga offers a competitive employee benefits package that includes holiday, annual (vacation), sick, bereavement, court and military leave; basic medical and life insurance; educational benefits for employee, spouse, and dependents; retirement contributions; tax deferred income plans; flexible benefits plans; and more.


Eligible employees and their dependents may participate in the Group Insurance Program. Find out which dependents are eligible for insurance. By not enrolling when first eligible, employees will only be able to apply for health coverage at a later date if they have a Life Qualifying Event or during the Annual Transfer/Open Enrollment period.



Life Events



Comparison of retirement plans (TCRS and ORP); planning for retirement; insurance coverage into retirement.




Time Off

Policies governing leave for regular employees, include Annual & Sick Leave; Court Leave; Funeral & Bereavement Leave; Personal Day; Holidays; Administrative ClosingsParental Participation Act



Staff and faculty may join the Aquatic and Recreation Center to enjoy use of the facility and Maclellan Gym.


Additional Benefits