Grad Employee MetLife Group Legal Plan

Eligible grad employees can elect to enroll in the optional, group legal plan. Your premium to participate is $216/year (broken over 6 monthly payments of $36) and the minimum period of participation is 12 months (9/1-8/31 annually).

MetLife Legal allows you unlimited access to attorneys for issues covered by the plan can save employees hundreds of dollars in attorney fees. MetLife Legal covers common issues like:

Who can be covered?

Your spouse and dependent children also have access to the plan benefits should you opt into this program.


The employee premium to participate is $216/year payable over 6 monthly installments of $36 via PayPal automatic payments.

View the List of Definitions & Reimbursements
Find an In-Network Attorney

1) Enter Access Code – ‘GETLAW’

2) Click ‘Find an Attorney – who will help me?’

3) Enter Zip Code or State

4) If desired, identify specific service needed

Estate Planning

The MetLife Legal website provides you with the ability to create wills, living wills and powers of attorneys online in as little as 15 minutes. Answer a few questions about yourself, your family and your assets to create these documents instantly. In states where available, you also have access to sign and notarize your documents online through our video notary feature.

How to Elect Coverage

You can apply for this optional benefit only during an open enrollment period. You won't be enrolled until you set up recurring payments for the $216 annual premium (broken into 6 monthly payments of $36).

How to End Coverage

This benefit is for a minimum of 12 months. The only exception is when you leave employment prior to the expiration of the 12 month benefit period. In that case, please contact us and we will end the benefit and refund any portion of the premium paid beyond your termination date.

Taking your MetLife Legal Plan with you when you leave UMass

The legal plan is portable, meaning you can take it with you when your tenure at UMass is complete. The standard portability period is 12 months. Contact MetLife for pricing after you leave employment.

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