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Basic Employer-Paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance & Long Term Disability (LTD)

The CSU offers eligible employees an employer-paid basic term life/accidental death and dismemberment insurance plan (based on employee’s collective bargaining unit) and an opportunity to enroll in a voluntary employee-paid life insurance plan. To be eligible for these life insurance plans, you must be eligible for health care benefits.

Life Insurance and AD&D Information

 Standard Insurance Certificate of Life Insurance

The Standard Website

Click here to update your beneficiaries on-line with The Standard 

Beneficiary Change Packet


Employer-Paid Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance Coverage Amounts

The CSU provides Basic Life and AD&D insurance at no cost to you if you are an eligible employee. The Basic Life and AD&D insurance becomes effective on the first day of the calendar month following the date you become eligible. For answers to commonly asked questions, exclusions, limitations and reductions, please review the Life Insurance Brochure and Certificate. You may change your beneficiary online at:

Employer-Paid Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
Employee Category Policy Class Number Amount of Coverage - Basic Life Term life Amount of Coverage - AD&D
Executive (M98) Class 1 $250,000 $250,000
Management (M80) Class 2 $100,000 $100,000
Confidential (C99) Class 3 $50,000 $50,000
Faculty (R03) Class 4 $50,000 $50,000
Teaching Associates Only (R11) Class 5 $50,000 $0
Academic Professionals (R04) Class 6 $25,000 $25,000
Public Safety (R08) Class 7 $50,000 $50,000
CSUEU (R02, 05, 07, 09) Class 8 $10,000 $10,000
Physicians (R01) Class 9 $25,000 $25,000

Some features of your Basic Life insurance coverage include:

  • MEDEX® Travel Assist 
  • Waiver of Premium
  • Accelerated Benefits
  • Portability of Insurance
  • If you become ineligible for coverage through The CSU and have questions regarding conversion or portability of your Basic Life insurance, please contact The Standard at 800.378.4668.

1 Provided through an agreement with MEDEX® Assistance Corporation

Life Insurance Contact:

If you have any questions about the insurances offered, such as the type of coverages, how to enroll, or regarding Portability/Conversion:

Please contact us at:

Standard Insurance Company
900 SW 5th Avenue
Portland, OR 97204-1203

Or visit our website