Things to Consider


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Sick Leave Pool Benefits

  • Once you have used all your paid leave and have missed at least 160 hours of work due to a catastrophic illness or injury you may qualify for sick leave granted through the sick leave pool.
  • Sick leave pool hours can only be used after the date of approval.
  • If you run out of leave before the sick leave pool application and/ or medical certification form is provided it will result in a leave without pay status. (Sick leave pool hours cannot be granted for absences related to maternity or worker’s compensation cases.)

Life Insurance Premium Waiver

  • If you become disabled, your premiums for Basic and Optional Life may be paid by the A&M system. 
  • To qualify you must be actively employed, younger than 60, and able to submit proof of your total disability.

Long-Term Disability

  • If you have Long-Term Disability (LTD) you may qualify for benefits; if you have a serious health condition that keeps you from being able to perform your job for more than 90 days.
  • If you are approved for LTD you would be eligible to receive up to 65% of your base salary.
  • If you are receiving income from other sources the minimum payment received would be $100.00 per month.
  • If permanently disabled you could request that your monthly premium be waived. 
For applications and/or additional information on any of these programs, please contact:
Ashley Garcia
Tel: 361-825-2625