Adjunct Faculty Benefits
Adjunct Faculty are not eligible for health benefits (medical, dental, vision), short-term and long-term disability, retirement benefits, or tuition waivers.
GVSU Employee Benefits
Faculty/staff ID: Your faculty/staff ID card serves as your GVSU Library card, as well as your pass to enjoy the Recreation Center on the Allendale Campus. Check out additional fitness-related discounts and opportunities that are available. Flash your ID card to any Grand Rapids Rapid Bus Driver and you receive a free ride on The Rapid. ID's can be obtained through the Student Services office.
Discounts: Simply present your university identification to the list of businesses on our Discount Page at time of purchase and follow any special instructions provided by the business to receive the benefit of being a GVSU Employee.
Parking: At the beginning of every academic year, faculty/staff members will need to register for a parking permit via Parking Services. Once your vehicle is registered, parking on any campus is absolutely free. If you join the university mid-year, you can register for a permit at that time. Permits are now linked to your license plate; a physical sticker is not required. See where you can park as a faculty/staff member.
Social Security Coverage: The university contributes 6.2% of your social security while 6.2% is also deducted from your paycheck. The 7.65% is the combined amount for FICA and MQFE taxes.
If you are a new hire and would like to explore additional resources, check out our New Staff Orientation page.