University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

step 2Benefits Overview
for Classified Only* Employees

* Please make note of your employment category in order to complete subsequent steps.

Most benefits have a 30 day enrollment period

State Group Health Insurances

PLEASE NOTE: 2 months of WRS service are required before the employer will contribute toward your premium. EXCEPTION: Craftsworkers pay entire state share of premium and are eligible for coverage the first of the next available month.  Premium rates are located here.


Supplemental Dental & Vision Insurances

Optional insurances provide additional coverage above what is covered by the State Group Health plan for dental and/or vision services. Should be selected for dental coverage when the Standard Plan is elected for health.


Life Insurances

Provides coverage based on your individual needs. The four types available for your employment type:

  • State Group Life
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Individual & Family Term Life
  • UW Employees Inc.

Savings & Spending Accounts

Provides retirement investment information to include additional options and information about Employee Reimbursement Accounts for current expenditures.


Disability Insurances

Options that cover both short and long-term disability.


Next Step:

step 3Enroll in benefits program