Income Protection Benefits
The University provides several programs that can help protect your income streams in case of disability or death.
Disability Income Plan of North Carolina
Short- and Long-Term Disability Benefits
The Disability Income Plan of North Carolina (DIPNC) provides monthly replacement income to individuals in the form of short-term, extended short-term, and long-term disability benefits if you become disabled while you are a permanent employee and are enrolled in either the UNC Optional Retirement Program (ORP) or the Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System (TSERS).
Supplemental Disability Programs
For ORP Participants
For TSERS Members
This is a voluntary supplemental disability plan underwritten by Lincoln Financial, designed exclusively for University employees who are members of the NC Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System (TSERS).