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Benefits & Discounts

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From comprehensive insurance plans to tuition assistance, Virginia Tech offers employees a robust benefits program. This full range of benefits, services, and discounts is an integral part of the university's total compensation package and just one of the many things that make Virginia Tech a great place to work.


Virginia Tech employees have the opportunity to take advantage of a variety of health benefits to help meet their specific needs, as well as the needs of their family.  This comprehensive coverage includes, flexible spending accounts, medical and life insurance, and workers compensation.

Grace Period for Flexible Spending Accounts
The Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) has announced a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Grace Period for the 7/1/2019 – 6/30/2020 plan year.  The one-time Grace Period to the 2019-2020 FSA Plans will extend the period to incur claims until October 31, 2020.  State employees who are enrolled in the Heath FSA or the Dependent Care FSA on June 30, 2020 and have a balance remaining may continue using those funds to file for claims incurred from July 1, 2020 through October 31, 2020. All claims must be submitted by November 30, 2020 in order to be eligible for reimbursement under the Grace Period.  For more information, visit or


To help promote work-life balance, Virginia Tech provides a generous leave program, which includes paid time off, holidays, and sick leave.

Recreational Sports

Improvements to enhance health and wellness on the Virginia Tech campus will include significant renovations to War Memorial Hall and portions of McComas Hall. Employees will have multiple membership options for McComas Hall. Click here for more information.

Retirement & Financial

It’s never too early or too late to invest in your future and the Division of Human Resources is here to help. The university’s retirement plans provide ample opportunities for employees to save for the future.  


Working at Virginia Tech comes with many benefits, including the following:

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