Bentley University understands that benefits are an important part of your total compensation package, along with salary, generous paid time off, and tuition remission for eligible employees and their family members. The university’s comprehensive benefits program has been designed to provide security for you and your family and to assist you with planning for the future.  Each benefit plan has its own requirements for eligibility and enrollment, as set forth in the relevant Summary Plan Descriptions.  To aid you in your understanding of eligibility based on your job category, please refer to the applicable Benefits Summary.  

The university also provides a dynamic well-being program - Bentley Balance.  Bentley Balance helps employees balance the demands of work, personal and family lives. Resources include an employee assistance program (EAP), health advocacy services, financial planning assistance, and a wide variety of physical and educational events and activities throughout the year.

The university makes available other perks including a credit union, discount purchasing arrangements, health rebates, travel assistance and more. Please refer to the Discounts, Rebates and Other Great Benefits section to further explore the many offerings.

Benefits Eligibility

Employees who are regularly scheduled to work a minimum of 17.5 hours per week for at least nine months per year are eligible for most benefits offered by the university and are generally referred to as “benefits eligible employees”.  Certain benefits are available to adjunct faculty, seasonal, and temporary employees on the Bentley payroll. 

Please review the applicable Benefits Summary below based on your job category to understand which benefits are available to you.

One-on-One Schedules

Fidelity Investments


Met Life Schedule

Health, Dental & Vision Plans

2014 Health, Dental and Vision Plan Rates (Full-time)

2014 Health, Dental and Vision Plan Rates (Part-time)

2014 Medical Plan Comparison Chart

2014 Tufts HMO Value Summary

2014 Tufts Advantage HMO Summary

2014 Tufts POS Value Summary

2014 Tufts PPO Premium Summary

2014 Dental Plan Comparison Chart

2014 Dental Standard Plan

2014 Dental High Plan

EyeMed Vision Care Summary

Domestic Partner Benefits

Health Advocate PHI Form

Notice of Privacy Practices - HIPAA

Tufts Health Plan Fitness Club Rebate Form

Tufts Health Plan Weight Management Rebate Form

Summary Plan Descriptions/Certificates and Notices

Flexible Benefit Plans

Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

Medical Care Flexible Spending Account

FSA and Flex Plans Summary Plan Description


Retiring from Bentley

Retirement Plan

Retirement Plan Investment Committee Mission Statement

Life, LTD and AD&D (Travel Assistance/Identify Theft)

Reliance Supplemental Life Rates

Reliance Life, LTD and AD&D Summary

Travel Assistance

Identity Theft Recovery Services

Summary Plan Descriptions/Certificates and Notices

Other Benefits and Links

Balancing Work and Life

Benefits Summaries by Job Category

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - from KGA Consultants

Holiday and Vacation Schedule FY14

Links to Bentley's Benefit Providers

Summary Plan Descriptions/Certificates and Notices

Tour de Bentley

Tuition Remission Policy