Fringe Benefits

Salem State University through the Group Insurance Commission as well as through the university and the purchasing department offers a variety of fringe benefits:

State Employee's Retirement Plan (SERS)

  • Deferred Retirement
  • Buying Back Military Service
  • Buying Back Former Service
  • Buying Back Former Contract Service

Optional Retirement Plan (ORP)
Supplemental Retirement Plans -- 403b and 457b
Social Security/Medicare
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care)
Tuition Remission/Waivers
Metro Credit Union
Savings Bonds
Discount Programs through Purchasing Department

Bereavement Allowances [PDF]