UHR Benefits for LGBTQ Faculty/Staff

The University Human Resources office prides itself on anticipating the needs of LGBTQ faculty and staff at Rutgers University.  For the most up to date information, contact your HR representative directly.  Here are just a few of the resources that are provided to employees:

Policy Prohibiting Discrimination and Harassment - It is Rutgers University policy to provide equal employment opportunity and to make the benefits and services of its educational program available to employees and students without discrimination on the basis of certain enumerated protected categories.  These categories are race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic information, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, military service, veteran status, and any other category protected by law. 

Civil Union Act/Domestic Partnership Act - You can find answers here to some basic questions.

Domestic Partner Benefits: On this page is information regarding Health, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug benefits. To enroll a Civil Union or Domestic Partner, click here

Life Events: Change of Name, Marriage, Civil Union, Domestic Partners, divorce/dissolution of partnerships, etc.

Marriage, Civil Union, or Same-Sex Domestic Partnership - Note that some of the changes need to be made no later than 30 days after the marriage or civil union/same-sex domestic partnership date.

Divorce or Dissolution of Civil Union or Same-Sex Domestic Partnership - Note that some of these changes need to be made no later than 30 days of the divorce decree or dissolution.