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New Family and Medical Leave Administrator

We are pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2013, MetLife is the new Family and Medical Leave, Life and Disability Insurance administrator. Faculty and professional staff members in need of utilizing these benefits after January 1, 2013 should contact MetLife at 1-877-638-8262 or by using the MyBenefits website.

MetLife will notify the supervisor by email when a faculty and/or professional staff member files a claim and for any subsequent updates. Also, supervisors may register through the MyBenefits website to view the status of existing claims of their Faculty and/or Professional Staff member.

Information on taking a leave of absence and the Family and Medical Leave Act can be found in the policies section.

During the transition to MetLife, please keep the following in mind:

  • Effective January 1, 2013, faculty and professional staff members who are currently receiving short- and long-term disability benefits should continue to contact The Hartford at 1-888-485-7332.
  • Effective January 1, 2013, faculty and professional staff members currently on an approved Family and Medical Leave should report their absences to MetLife.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Keyanah Jones at