Short Term Disability

Short-term Disability is provided by Bethel University

Short-term Disability Summary


All regular full‐time employees of Bethel University are eligible for short‐term disability through the Salary Continuance Benefit after
completing six months of service.

Prior to receiving payments from the Short‐Term disability plan, all available sick, personal or vacation days must first be exhausted.

Contribution Requirements
The cost of the Short‐Term Disability plan is paid 100 % by Bethel University.

Elimination Period
Benefits begin after 14 consecutive days of disability.

Maximum Duration of Benefits
Benefits, for one period of disability, will be paid up to a maximum of 180 days.

Semi‐Monthly Benefit Amount
The semi‐monthly benefit is an amount equal to 50% of covered semi‐monthly earnings.