Income Protection for Regular Employees

Below you will find information about Income Protection for Regular Employees.



Reporting an Absence or Disability



Sick Leave

NEW   Fiscal Year End Sick Leave Reminders

Sick Leave Summary

Employee User Guide: Exempt Absence Reporting in Oracle

Employee User Guide: Nonexempt Sick Cash-Out Election


Short-Term Disability

Short-Term Disability


Disability Accommodation Request

This policy applies to employees and applicants for employment. The Human Resources Department works with individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment to arrange changes in the work environment or procedures that enable individuals with disabilities to experience equal employment opportunities.


Request form

To request accommodations in the workplace due to a disability, employees should speak to their supervisor or Lori Sykes, Compliance and Ethics Manager. Employees will be asked to submit a completed Medical or Disability Accommodation Request and documentation of the disability. Access the Medical or Disability Accommodation Request on the Human Resources Policies & Procedures page.

RIT does not provide the following services:

  • Mobility assistance or training
  • Personal care services
  • Personal adaptive equipment such as hearing aids, eye glasses and wheelchairs

For the RIT policy on Service Animals, Assistance Animals, and pets on campus please visit



Documentation verifying the disability should be a recent letter on letterhead stationery from a qualified professional such as a physician, psychiatrist, neurologist, or psychologist who has made the diagnosis of impairment or condition and/or you are currently seeing for treatment of said condition. The documentation should include the following information:

  • Diagnosis of disability
  • Description of current level of functioning
  • Suggestions for accommodation(s)
  • Anticipated duration of the accommodation(s)



All medical and other confidential information regarding a disability will be kept confidential in accordance with applicable laws.



Lori Sykes
Compliance and Ethics Manager
Phone 475-7393
Office Eastman (Bldg. 1) 5000


Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment , and Travel Accident Insurance

Highlights of Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, and International Business Travel Accident Insurance

Life Insurance – Regular Full-Time and Eligible Part-Time Employees

Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance – Regular Full-Time and Eligible Part-Time Employees

Family Member Verification Process

Life and AD&D Rates

Calculate Your Life, AD&D Coverage, and Contribution Amounts

International Business Travel Accident Insurance-Class 1 (study abroad participants, including faculty and staff)

International Business Travel Accident Insurance-Class 2 (regular employees for non-study abroad purposes)

How to Designate Your Beneficiary

Summary Annual Report - Life and AD&D Insurance


Long Term Disability

Highlights of Basic and Supplemental Long Term Disability Insurance

Basic and Supplemental Long Term Disability Insurance – Regular Full-Time Employees (Prudential Document)

Calculate Your Supplemental LTD Coverage and Contribution Amount

Summary Annual Report - Long Term Disability Plan


Family Leave Benefits

New York State Paid Family Leave

RIT New Parent Leave

Family and Medical Leave Act


Workers Compensation

Refer to the Statutory Benefits Summary.


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