Employment Benefits

Aurora University offers competitive, flexible benefits plans for full-time employees.

Current faculty and staff: Please visit SpartanNet for comprehensive benefits information and forms.

  • Health Insurance
    Choice of HMO or PPO through BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
    1.5 times salary, dependent on age. Additional life insurance also may be purchased for self,  spouse and children.
  • Long Term Disability
    60% or 50% of salary, depending upon plan elected.
  • TIAA Retirement Account
    The university provides matching contributions to the 403b Retirement plan at the discretion of the University and Board of Directors.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
    FSAs are available for medical costs,  commuter costs and dependent care costs.
  • Paid vacation, sick and personal leave
    Amount of paid time is dependent upon position. The university also closes for major holidays.
  • Tuition Assistance
    Tuition assistance for AU undergraduate courses is available to employees and family members beginning the term following one (1) year of regular, full-time employment. Tuition assistance for graduate programs paid at 60% for employee following Sr. Leadership approval. AU also is a member of The Tuition Exchange and The Council of Independent Colleges Tuition Exchange Program, enabling employees and family to be eligible for tuition assistance at more than 600 universities nationwide. Eligibility for The Council of Independent Colleges Tuition Exchange Program is one (1) year of regular, full-time employment as of 8/30; eligibility for The Tuition Exchange is three (3) years of regular, full-time employment as of 8/30.