New Employee Orientation

As a new employee, you probably have a lot of questions about your benefits.

The New Employee Orientation Program has been designed to provide an overview of the benefit options available to full-time employees of Pace University. This information is intended to highlight the primary features of the each of the plans.

The Reference Materials section provides more detailed material, including medical/vision and dental plan summaries and per paycheck premiums, links to the enrollment forms, and other benefits-related information, which is available on the Human Resources web page. Please review (and/or print) the Reference Materials prior to beginning the New Employee Orientation Program.

If you have questions about the contents of the program or need further information, please contact the University Benefits office at 914-923-2828 (extension 22828) or at

Before you access this program, a couple of reminders:

  • This is a narrated online tutorial, therefore make sure your speakers are turned on and your volume is adjusted accordingly.
  • This online tutorial is approximately 75 minutes in length. You can stop the tutorial at any time and return to it later.
  • Please use Internet Explorer to view this tutorial. Other browsers such as Firefox or Chrome, etc. may not function correctly.
  • To begin, click here to access the "New Employee Benefits Orientation" online tutorial.


Reference Materials:

Enrollment Forms -  fax completed forms to 914-989-8506 or Scan/E-Mail to

Glossary of Terms

Medical Plans

Healthcare Exchanges

  CIGNA In-Net 20 Plan
  CIGNA 90/70 Plan
  CIGNA 100/70 Plan



CIGNA Vision Plan


Per Paycheck Premiums


Side-by-Side Comparison


CIGNA Pharmacy Mail Order Form


Dependent Tax Affidavit


Preventive Care Incentive Program

Dental Plans

CIGNA Dental Care (DHMO)




Per Paycheck Premiums

COBRA  Initial Notice
HIPAA   Initial Notice
Medicare Part D Initial Notice
403(b) Retirement Plan    The Pace University 403(b) Defined Contribution Retirement Plan at a Glance

Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA) Notice

  Wells Fargo Advantage DJ Target Date Fund
Life Insurance     Basic Life Insurance

Voluntary Life Insurance


Voluntary Life Insurance Per Paycheck Premiums


Dependent Life Insurance


CIGNA Secure Travel

Flexible Spending Accts   Health Care FSA (if not enrolled in the CIGNA HDHP medical plan)

Child and Dependent Care FSA

Commuter Reimbursement Accounts

Mass Transit Account


Parking Account

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

CIGNA’s Life Assistance Program
Income Protection Short-Term Disability

Long-Term Disability


Workers’ Compensation


Long Term Care


On-Campus Tuition Remission


Off-Campus Tuition Remission (Employee)


Off-Campus Tuition Remission (Dependent Child)


Tuition Exchange – Tuition Exchange, Inc.


Tuition Exchange – Council of Independent Colleges


NY 529 College Savings Program