Health Benefits

As a TU faculty or staff member, you can pick and choose from an array of benefits choices to meet your needs.

State of Maryland Health Benefits 

Towson University's health benefits fall under the State of Maryland.  The options include:

Benefits are elected at the time of hire and remain in effect throughout the calendar year unless there is a qualifying event (such as marriage, divorce, birth, or adoption) during the plan year. Changes to benefits can also be made during the annual fall open enrollment, becoming effective January 1 of the following calendar year. 

Managing Your Benefits

TU faculty and staff can manage their employee benefits online using Workday. Visit our  Workday page for login information and instructions on viewing your benefits or making changes to your benefits after a life event. 

Explore My MD Benefits webpage to see programs and resources to support the whole you – mind and body. The more you know about your benefits and how they work, the better prepared you may be to make informed decisions.

Medical Plan Providers

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CareFirst, 1-800-225-0131
Kaiser Permanente, 1-855-839-5763
United Health Care, 1-800-382-7513


Regulary Faculty & Staff Rates (Calendar Year 2022) (PDF)
Contingent Faculty & Staff Rates (Calendar Year 2022) (PDF)

Quick Links & Forms

Wellness Program

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Wellness Activities and Rewards

The Wellness Plan is voluntary and available to all employees enrolled in health benefits and enrolled spouses who are not eligible for Medicare.  

January 1, 2021 Resets Wellness Activities and Rewards

Rewards earned in 2021 will remain in force thru December 2022

  1. Select or confirm your PCP
  2. Complete a Health Risk Assessment (HRA)
  3. Sign an online HIPAA release (for Kaiser members only)
  4. Complete preventive screenings recommended by your physician.  The reward for this activity is a $5 reduction of the specialist copay.

Rewards earned in 2021 continue through December 31, 2022.

Note:  Due to the wellness year reset all employees will need to complete their wellness activities in order to receive their health savings. Please review the

State of Maryland Wellness website for detailed Wellness Program information.

Quick Links

Prescription Drug Program

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The prescription drug program is a free-standing benefit administered by CVS/Caremark, a pharmacy benefits manager.  Contact CVS/Caremark at 1-800-863-5488.


Dental Plan Options

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Delta Dental (HMO), 1-844-697-0578
United Concordia (PPO), 1-888-638-3384