Employee Benefits

The university offers a comprehensive benefits package that represents a significant component of George Fox employees' total compensation. Most benefits are available to all regular employees, half time and above; however, benefits are prorated for employees who work less than full time.

Benefits at a Glance

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GEORGE FOX EMPLOYEE BENEFIT NEWS

Changes to Allegiance Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Flex Spending Accounts are a great way to save taxes on money you spend for health or dependent care. George Fox pays the monthly service fees for your account and a debit card, if elected. We have taken advantage of design options to maximize the benefit. For details see Summary of Material Modifications.


Medical Account
$500 Rollover - The first rollover is effective for the 2014-15 account and will occur in late July 2015. The rollover happens automatically, there is nothing you need to do to elect any remaining fund up to $500 to rollover. 

Annual Key Dates
  • 4/1               New plan year begins
  • 6/29             Last day to submit claim(s) with receipt(s)/substantiation for any prior year claims
  • 7/14-31        Medical account balance up to $500 will be rolled over into the account for the new plan year
  • 2/14-3/14     Open enrollment for the next plan year
  • 3/31             Last day to use the funds in the regular plan year


Dependent Care Account
2 ½ Month Grace Period - We were able to retain the grace period for the dependent care account, allowing participants to continue to utilize any remaining funds after the plan year ends. The summary of material modifications outlines the new deadlines.

Annual Key Dates

  • 4/1               New plan year begins
  • 6/14             Last day to use prior years funds during the 2 ½ month grace period
  • 6/29             Last day to submit claim(s) with receipt(s)/substantiation for prior year claims
  • 3/31             Last day to use the funds in the regular plan year



For additional benefits information and forms click on the Benefits, Forms & Resources link above.