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Introduction to Benefits

At Drexel University and Drexel University College of Medicine, we're pleased to offer comprehensive, competitive benefits to eligible* employees and their eligible dependents**.  From healthcare to holidays, our aim is to help Drexel and DUCOM employees enjoy happy and healthy lifestyles, while maintaining a good work-life balance.


Core Benefits
Benefits that are paid entirely by Drexel University or Drexel University College of Medicine.


Subsidized Benefits
Employees and Drexel/DUCOM share the cost of these benefits. 


Voluntary Benefits
Employees pay entirely for these programs, but benefit from deals negotiated by Drexel / DUCOM. 

Retirement Benefits Retirement Benefits
Employees will find information specific to the 403(b) plans that are offered by Drexel University or Drexel University College of Medicine.

Other Employee Benefits
There are also other benefit programs and services available to eligible* Drexel and DUCOM employees, including Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time; Leave of Absence; Employee Discounts

Employees can enroll themselves and their dependents in benefits upon hire, during the open enrollment period, or if they meet a qualified life event.

If you have questions about your benefits, consider attending a Benefits Buzz session, read our Benefits FAQs, contact your benefit provider directly, or contact the Benefits Service Center: 1-888-971-0101 (press 1 for Flexible Spending Accounts, press 2 for Commuter Reimbursements, or press 3 for all other questions). 

*All full-time professional staff working a minimum of 40 hours a week and faculty working 12 or more credit hours in three or more quarters are eligible to participate in all benefit programs. Part-time professional staff working at least 20 hours a week and faculty with at least a 50% appointment are eligible to participate in all subsidized and voluntary plans.

**Eligible dependents include your spouse, same-sex Domestic Partners, and unmarried dependent children up to age 26.

Drexel Human Resources also provides administrative support for all HR services and functions at Drexel University’s separate, not-for-profit subsidiary, Drexel University College of Medicine.