We are responsible for providing responsive and accurate service relating to the variety of benefits programs available to all staff and faculty employees and retirees. These programs include group medical, dental, prescription, life and long-term disability insurance, basic and supplemental retirement, tuition remission, workers compensation and employee recognition. The Unit also provides guidance and assistance to university management, staff, and faculty in areas related to time & attendance, leave types and usage, and the Family Leave Act.
Towson University is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all faculty and staff, including those with disabilities. Consistent with its obligations under Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008, and the Section 20–609 of the Annotated Code of Maryland, the University provides reasonable workplace accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities.
Requests must be accompanied by documentation from a treating and licensed medical provider outlining the following:
a. Reason the accommodation is being requested (not necessarily the
b. Specific essential function(s) requiring accommodation
c. How the essential function(s) is/are impacted
d. The duration the accommodation is anticipated to be required
e. The recommended or preferred accommodation