MIT Faculty Benefits at a Glance

General Benefits

Health, dental and vision benefits

Several options for plan coverage.
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Basic Retirement Plan

Fully funded by MIT.
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Supplemental 401(k) Overview

With matching up to 5% of salary.
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Basic Life Insurance

Full cost of coverage up to $50,000.
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Family and Education Support

MIT Work-Life Center

Consultations and resources on child care, public/private schools, summer camps, special needs, family issues.
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MIT child care centers

On-campus child care for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
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Back-up child care and adult care program

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Faculty time off for family care

Includes Extension of Tenure Clock for Childbearing and Part-Time Appointment with Tenure for Family Care.
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Education loan program for dependent children

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Children's Scholarship Plan

Full tuition for faculty memberís children who attend MIT and assistance if attending other universities.
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Flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent care

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Adoption Assistance Program

Reimbursement up to $5,000 per finalized adoption for eligible expenses.
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Other Leaves of Absence

Leaves of Absence and Faculty Teaching Relief

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Disability & Other Leaves Overview

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Business Travel Benefits

New Policy on Faculty Travel on MIT Business

Reimbursements up to $1,000 in dependent care expenses while traveling on MIT business.
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SOS program

Emergency assistance and health insurance benefits while traveling abroad on MIT business.
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Housing and Recreation

Faculty Housing Assistance Program

For junior and recently tenured faculty: mortgage plans for purchasing a home.
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Faculty Relocation Specialist

Relocation assistance to Cambridge/Boston area including referrals to realtors: contact Christine Holland in the Provost's office at 617-253-4249.

MIT Recreation Facilities

Discounted membership.
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FULL DESCRIPTIONS OF BENEFITS