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With two styles of medical plans, and two providers to choose from, our award winning medical plans are sure to meet your health insurance needs. All plans include free vision and well-person exams with premiums as low as $21.38 biweekly.
With our dental insurance, you receive two free cleanings, and up to 80% coverage on fillings, extractions, and other basic restorative services.
Use our FSA to reduce your taxable income while setting aside up to $2,500 for health care expenses not covered by insurance.
Health Savings Account (HSA)
When you combine employer contributions of up to $2,250 per year, pre-tax savings, investment options, and 100% rollover of your balance, paying for your qualified health expenses has never been easier.
Employee Assistance Program
Access to free, 24/7, confidential support provides you with peace of mind through all of life’s challenges. Services include counseling, legal advice, event planning, financial planning, and guidance on many more topics.
HealthQuest Wellness Program
Our award winning wellness program features nutrition and health management strategies and challenges to keep our employees happy and healthy. Free biometric screenings, cessation programs, condition management programs, and many more opportunities are also available.
Unclassified KBOR Retirement
Covering two-thirds of ESU positions, this retirement plan provides a 8.5% university match to the employee’s 5.5% contribution. Employees may select between TIAA-CREF and VOYA to best meet their investment needs.
USS KPERS Retirement
KPERS is a blended pension style plan for particular positions at ESU. Qualified employees have options to purchase service credits to increase their final benefit.
Voluntary 403(b) Retirement
Providing access to five vendors prepares you for retirement on your own terms. Our employer sponsored Roth option is not subject to earnings limitations, and has a higher annual contribution rate. Distributions from the pre-tax options are not subject to State of Kansas taxes after age 59 ½.
Reduce your taxes, increase your retirement streams, and take control of your earnings with our deferred compensation program. No employer match means more flexibility to borrow or cash out the investment with no penalty under age 59 ½.
Emporia State Federal Credit Union
ESFCU offers ESU employees a wide variety of financial services from online and mobile banking to competitive mortgage and consumer loan products. Join your fellow employees and get the convenience you need with the personal service you deserve.
Additional Financial ToolsESU provides free access to Personal Wealth Advisors through TIAA-Cref and VOYA, and additional online resources through the EAP to help you make wise investment decisions.
Use the State Thanks and Recognition (STAR) discount program to help save money on a variety of goods and services including food, phone bills, and automobiles. Save money on GM vehicles with their Educator Discount (all ESU employees are eligible).
Start an education savings account through Learning Quest to take advantage of the State's 529 plan.
Kansas Financial Learning Center
Working at ESU is awesome, but so is not working at ESU. Earn up to 22 days of paid vacation each year, and have fun not working.
Enjoy time spent with family and friends during the holidays with our generous holiday schedule.
Peace of Mind
Life and Disability Insurance
Protecting you and your family in the event of disability or death, we provide long-term disability and life insurances in addition to optional group life insurance.