Voluntary benefits are optional programs and services designed to help you save time and money. Protect yourself and your loved ones with discounted and group rates on many programs.
These services are offered at a special rate to Stanford employees. Enrollment is optional. Learn more about these exclusive savings below and how to enroll in each service.
Voluntary Benefits FAQ
Who pays for voluntary benefits?
Identity theft is free to employees. All other voluntary benefit programs are paid for by employees at discounted rates. Enrollment in the Pre-Paid Legal Services is limited to the new hire window and to Open Enrollment during the fall, and employees may use payroll deductions to pay the premiums. For all other plans, employees enroll at any time, directly with the carrier who will then bill the employee.
When can I enroll?
Enrollment in the Pre-Paid Legal Services is limited to the new hire window and to Open Enrollment during the fall. For all other plans, employees enroll at any time, directly with the carrier.
Can I pay through payroll deductions?
Employees may use after-tax payroll deductions to pay the premiums for Pre-Paid Legal Services. For all other plans, employees enroll at any time, directly with the carrier, who will then bill the employee. You will have payment options with each service provider such as direct billing, electronic funds transfer (EFT) or recurring credit card debits.
If I leave Stanford, may I continue receiving the discounted rate?
To receive discounts on voluntary benefits, you must be employed with Stanford. These discounts will end at policy renewal once you are no longer employed by the university. Any additional discounts you may receive, such as good driver, would continue as they are not based upon being a Stanford employee.
Are part-time employees eligible?
Part-time, benefits-eligible employees are eligible to receive voluntary benefits discounts available to Stanford.
Who do I contact with questions?
Please contact service providers directly with any questions regarding available insurance policies, coverages and discounts. Mention you are a benefits-eligible employee at Stanford University to receive the discount on their policy.
Home & Auto Insurance
Identity Theft Protection
877-890-9332 (reference engagement number DB13717)