LSU offers outstanding benefits to employees! Eligible employees and their dependents are offered benefits including health insurance; supplemental benefit plans to include vision, dental, and life insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; sick leave; paid holidays; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Health Insurance: As part of LSU’s continuing effort to provide benefits to meet varying needs of our employees, we offer a choice of five different health insurance plans including an LSU self-funded health plan, a consumer-driven plan, an HMO and a PPO.

Dental  Insurance: LSU offers two dental options to fit each employee’s individual needs. Our dental options offer coverage for preventive, basic, major and orthodontic services.

Vision  Insurance: Our vision insurance plan meets the vision care needs of you and your family, including eye exams, lenses, frames, and contacts.

Retirement  Plans: Various retirement plan options are available to the faculty and staff of LSU. Plan eligibility is determined by different factors including employee type and length of employment. LSU also offers two forms of supplemental retirement accounts, which include a 403(b) and 457(b).

Term  Life  Insurance: There are two different vendors to choose from depending on the life insurance needs of you and your family. Coverage is also available for employee’s spouse and dependents. Coverage is portable and can be continued through retirement.

Long  Term  Care  Insurance: This optional insurance is not just for the elderly as it is important for people of all ages who want to preserve financial security and independence in the event of an extended disability.

Long  Term  Disability  Insurance: LSU provides the option for employees to receive affordable Long Term Disability (LTD) insurance coverage. This coverage can assist you in continuing to meet your family’s needs in the event of a disabling illness or injury.

Accident Protection Insurance: This plan pays the selected benefit amount to you upon your own or a covered dependent’s injuries due to a covered accident.

Critical Illness Insurance: This insurance pays a lump sum to you upon your own or a covered dependent’s diagnosis for a critical illness within each of 3 benefit categories. You may use the money for any expense to protect your quality of life while critically ill.

Paid  Time  Off  and  Holidays: LSU employees receive 14 paid holidays per year. In addition, employees may accrue annual and sick leave hours in an amount determined by their position classification.

Relocation: LSU provides a generous relocation incentive, complete with being assisted by an experienced realtor in the purchasing of a new home or selling of the current home. In addition, a realtor can conduct an area tour while visiting LSU for an interview.