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Human Resources

Short Term Disability


Eligibility - Exempt, Benefit Eligible Employees

Administrator - Lewis & Clark

Cost - Employer Paid Benefit


  • Self-funded as salary continuance

  • The benefit-waiting period is the first 22 workdays from the date disability begins. Benefits are payable beginning the later of 23 working days or when all available sick and vacation time has been exhausted. Faculty do not have the 22 day waiting period but must exhaust all sick time before receiving benefits.

  • Payments cease on the date the disability ends, the return to work date, or at 180 days (including the 22 day waiting period), whichever comes first.