Human Resources

Employee Health and Welfare Benefits 

NazFlex Benefit Plan

Nazareth College provides a flexible benefits program to eligible employees. The plan allows employees to choose benefits according to their needs. Employees can change their benefit elections during the annual open enrollment period.

  • Eligibility: Full-time faculty/staff member working at least 32 hours per week and at least 32 weeks per year.
  • Benefits are effective the first of the month following date of hire or transfer to a benefit-eligible class.


How NazFlex Works
Coverage for Domestic Partners
Mid-year Changes to Benefits
New Hire Enrollment Information
Monthly Benefits Cost Sheet

Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance

HSA & FSA Accounts

Health Savings Account (HSA)
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Additional NazFlex Benefits

Life Insurance
Aflac Classic Cancer Protection Plan
Long Term Disability Insurance
Travel & Accident Insurance Plan
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Excellus COVID-19 Resources

Visit the Excellus COVID-19 webpage for details regarding your health insurance plan during the coronavirus pandemic.

Telemedicine benefits for Excellus members

Did you know that our Excellus medical plans have telemedicine benefits? Registration with MDLive is easy!

Your guide to no-cost telehealth visits

How to use MDLive (video)

Newly eligible for benefits? Have a qualifying event?

Log onto HR@Hand to select or update to your benefits. 

Enrollment Instructions for: New Hires or Qualifying Event 

The purpose of the posted information is to provide a basic overview of the benefits programs Please refer to available plan summary for the plan details and specifics.  If any questions arise concerning the interpretation of the program and/or the component benefit plans, the answers will be determined by reference to the contracts or plan documents.

The information provided should not be construed as a promise, guarantee or commitment by Nazareth College of continued employment, the continuance of the NazFlex Flexible Benefits Program, its component benefit plans, or other benefit plans.

Nazareth College reserves the right to modify, suspend, or end any benefit plan or arrangement at any time should this become necessary or appropriate at the College’s discretion.  Faculty and staff members will be notified of all major changes to benefits.