The UW System offers disability, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance plans that are designed to protect you and your family against income loss if an illness or disability keeps you off the job, to protect against financial hardship in the event of your or your eligible dependent’s death, and to provide benefits in the event of paralysis or loss of your limbs, eyesight, hearing, or speech as a result of an accident.


Disability and Income Continuation Insurance

If you become temporarily or permanently unable to work due to a physical or mental disability, there are a number of different programs that may be available to provide income for you and your family.

  • Click here for more information. For help applying for these benefits contact your human resource office.

Life Insurance & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

The UW System offers five life insurance plans to help meet your individual needs. Life insurance is an inexpensive way to help protect your assets and provide for loved ones. Each plan provides different coverage level options and many of the plans provide benefits in addition to death benefits. You may enroll in one or more of the offered life insurance plans if you are eligible.

Benefits Premiums

For life insurance plan premiums, click here.

Forms & Resources

Every effort has been made to ensure this information is current and correct. Information on this page does not guarantee enrollment, benefits and/or the ability to make changes to your benefits.