Health & Wellness

Many of the university's health and wellness programs are provided by the Hokie Wellness office, including:

  • On-site free/low cost flu vaccinations.
  • On-site health screenings throughout the year.

Other health and wellness opportunities include:

Professional Development Opportunities

Employees are encouraged to get involved in local and national professional organizations. Additionally, the university makes a plethora of on-campus professional development opportunities available to employees.

Comprehensive Benefits Program

Eligible employees enjoy a total compensation package that far exceeds the value of their base salary.

  • The Total Compensation Estimator provides current and prospective employees with an illustrated breakdown of the resources available to employees.
  • A generous leave program.
  • After 90 days, full- and part-time salaried employees are eligible to apply for tuition assistance.
  • All regular and restricted full- and part-time salaried faculty and staff are eligible to participate in the health insurance plans (medical, dental, and vision) with no state contribution toward the premium.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) allow employees to set aside part of their pay each pay period on a pre-tax basis into either a medical reimbursement account, a dependent care reimbursement account, or both.
  • Retirement planning assistance is available.
  • Flexible work arrangements can help employees balance work and personal responsibilities, while meeting business needs and objectives.