The University offers limited domestic partner benefits to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and staff.
At this time, there is no spousal or domestic partner benefit for students enrolled in the Student Blue Student Health Insurance plan. Undergraduate students have access to on-campus family housing at Baity Hill.
Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows
UNC-Chapel Hill offers students/Postdocs enrolled in the RA/TA (Graduate Student Support plan) and the Postdoctoral Fellows plan the opportunity to purchase health insurance for their domestic partner. Graduate students also have access to campus family housing. Effective January 2016, Baity Hill no longer accepts applications for postdoctoral fellows. (Source: Carolina Housing)
An Affidavit of Domestic Partnership must be completed, notarized, and returned to the Office of the Dean of Students. For the mailing address or additional information, please contact the Office of the Dean of Students. If you wish, you may also submit completed and notarized forms to the LGBTQ Center.
Full-Time Faculty and Staff
Domestic partner coverage is available for three programs provided by the University: AD&D Insurance (Reliance Standard), Group Term Life (MetLife) and Dental Insurance (United Concordia Dental). (Source: UNC Human Resources)
An Affidavit of Domestic Partnership must be completed, notarized, and returned along with the corresponding benefit enrollment forms to the Office of Human Resources, Benefits Department, Campus Box 1045.