Whether you are contemplating a career at the University or have already accepted a position, the following resources will guide you through the wide variety of benefit plans that are available to University employees.

The Office of Payroll and Employee Benefits is committed to service excellence in the administration of the University's payroll and employee benefits functions. Our goal is to be a service oriented team providing timely, accurate and accessible information regarding the programs and services we oversee. These include the State of New Jersey's Health Benefits and Pension/Retirement Tax Shelter Plans as well as our responsibilities as the administrators of the University's payroll functions.

Health Benefits Programs for Employees
View health benefits plan information for eligible full-time and part-time employees.

Dental Care Programs
The State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) offers a choice of two dental care programs for full time employees.

Prescription Drug Program
The Prescription Drug Program helps defray the cost of drugs prescribed for you and your eligible dependents.

Remote Friendly Hybrid Work Arrangements Policy, Procedures, and Guidelines
William Paterson University offers a remote friendly hybrid work schedule for full-time employees in certain eligible positions to perform their daily work-related responsibilities from an alternate location


Mandatory Retirement Plans
Learn about your mandatory retirement plan, life insurance, and retirement planning tools.

Retirement Process Information
Are you considering retirement and not sure what to do? Find all the information you need to get started.

Transition to Retirement
Are you a Faculty member looking for information on the Transition to Retirement Program? Click the Retirement link above to learn more.

Flexible Spending Accounts
Tax$ave is a benefit program available under Section 125 of the Federal Internal Revenue Code that allows eligible full time employees to set aside before-tax dollars to pay for certain medical and dental expenses.

Vision Care Plan
The vision care program provides for eligible full-time employees and their eligible dependents to receive up to $45 for eye exams, $80 for prescription single-vision eyeglasses or contact lenses and $90 for prescription progressive/bifocal/trifocal eyeglasses or contact lenses.

New wellness program for state employees.

EAP - Wellness Guide to Community Resources
EAP starts with all the traditional counseling services designed to address significant life problems and we add Work/Life benefits to address the everyday challenges.

Life Insurance
Group Life Insurance coverage is available to members of the state retirement systems without a medical examination if they are age 60 or younger at the time of their enrollment in the pension plan.

Temporary Disability Insurance Plan
Find out how to get benefits when you can't work due to a non-work-related illness or injury.

Tuition Assistance Programs
The intent of the program is to enhance employee development and to assist the University with expanding the knowledge, skills and abilities of the employee population.

Contact Info:

William Paterson University
Payroll and Employee Benefits Office
College Hall - Room 130
358 Hamburg Turnpike
Wayne, NJ 07470

Telephone Number - (973) 720-2885
Fax Number - (973) 720-2013 Fax Number for Confidential Medical Documentation - (973) 720-3694.

Questions or comments should be forwarded to: