Frequently Asked Questions

Top When will my benefits go into effect?

The first day of the calendar month following or coinciding with 30 days of continuous active service for full-time employees who are assigned to work at least 30 hours a week. EXCEPTION: Health Insurance becomes effective on your date of hire. All insurance benefits require completion of an enrollment form.

Top What is tuition remission?

The tuition Remission is available after 90 days of employment. It's 100% free tuition for the employee (maximum of six credits per semester) and 90% for a spouse or dependent child when enrolled in a degree seeking program.

Top Can tuition remission be applied to tuition at other institutions?

No, this benefit is only available for students enrolled at Florida Tech.

Top How long do I have to wait before I get vacation time?

You will start accruing vacation time from your date of hire, but the leave is not available for use until after one month of service.

Top When can I submit a Health Care Spending Account reimbursement claim and how much of my annual contribution can I claim?

Health Care Spending Account (HCSA) claims can be submitted any time.  Any portion of your annual total contribution can be claimed as long as you submit proof of services rendered. There is no need to restrict your claim to only the amount you have contributed to date.

Top What do I need to do to post a vacant position?

A Personnel Requisition form needs to be completed with the appropriate signatures. The form then goes to Human Resources and the position is posted for one week.