Brigham Young University–Hawaii provides several benefit programs for regular full-time faculty, staff, and administrative personnel. Minimum benefits are also available for regular, part-time staff and temporary employees. Please contact the Benefits Manager at (808) 675-4845 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions regarding the University's benefits.
A five-part core package of insurance plans offered through Deseret Mutual Benefit Administrators (DMBA) is available for personnel, their spouses, and eligible children under the age of 26. The university pays a substantial portion of the premium. The exact amount varies with the plan selected. The plan includes coverage in the following areas:
- Medical Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Group Term Life Insurance
- Occupational Accidental Death and Dismemberment (employee coverage only)
- Flexible Spending Account
- Supplemental Group Term Life Insurance (SGTL)
- 24-Hour Accidental Death and Dismemberment (24-HR AD&D)
- 401(k) Thrift Savings Plan
- Employer Discretionary Retirement Contribution (EDRC)
- Master Retirement Plan
- Target Date Funds
Employee Leave Benefits
- Vacation Leave
- Sick Leave
- Request for Maternity Leave & Associated Parental Leave
- Request for Parental Leave Following Childbirth or Adoption
- Holiday Schedule
Employees, spouses, and dependents are eligible to receive a BYU–Hawaii ID card. The following facilities and activities are available to those with a BYUH ID. University personnel and their immediate family members who receive ID cards agree to abide by the BYU–Hawaii Honor Code and Dress and Grooming Standards.
- Use of University library
- Bookstore discount
- Reduced rates on tickets to athletic and performance series on campus
- Use of athletic facilities
- Tuition Benefits
- Employee Assistance Program
Regular full-time faculty, staff, and administrative personnel may register for up to a maximum of two classes per semester, and one class per term provided one class has to be outside the employee's work schedule. Approval must be obtained from the employee's supervisors. Employees taking classes more than 1 hour in a semester/term must receive approval from their director in addition to their line vice president.
Employees hired after May 1, 2010, must have completed six months of full-time employment before becoming eligible for tuition benefits. After personnel has completed one year of full-time employment, their spouse and dependent children may be eligible for tuition benefits. Spouses are eligible for a full-tuition benefit for an unlimited number of credit hours. Dependent children are eligible for a half-tuition benefit for undergraduate work only, regardless of marital status. Benefits for dependent children cease when they receive an undergraduate degree, accumulate 152 credit hours, or reach age 30, whichever occurs first. (Included credits were taken from BYU–Provo, Idaho, and LDS Business College).