If you are designated as an academic-year employee and eligible for summer coverage, your benefits will be "triple deducted" in May to pay for June, August, and September coverage (June paycheck covers July benefits). To be eligible for summer coverage, you must be in an eligible position in the Spring and be expected to return to a benefits eligible position in the Fall.
The “tripling” process triples both the employer contribution and employee contribution toward the CORE benefits (medical, vision, dental, and employee basic life insurance). Your premiums for any optional insurance coverages will also be tripled with the with the exception of Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and the Flexible Spending Accounts. If you Opt Out of coverage and receive cash back, you will receive triple cash back in May.