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Postdoc Forms &


Postdoc Union Contract


Click here for the collective bargaining agreement currently in effect between UMass and the UAW/PRO.

2019-20 Postdoc Benefits Guide

Click here for the current detailed guide to benefits.

2019-20 Summary Plan Description 

Click here for the booklet that serves as both a Summary Plan Description and Plan Document for those Postdoc employed by the University of Massachusetts Amherst and participating in the Post-Doctoral Unit Health & Welfare Plan (the “PHWP”) provided by UAW/UMass Health & Welfare Trust Fund.  For a paper copy of the summary plan description, please contact the Benefits Administrator at uawdental (at) external.umass (dot edu) or (413) 345-2156.

2019-20 HIPAA Policy 

Click here for information about HIPAA, the law which protects your health information.

2019-20 Information about COBRA Rights

Click here for important information about your COBRA Rights.

2019-20 Summary of Material Modifications

Click here for a list of changes to our benefits & administrative policies, effective 7/1/19.

2019-20 Trust Financial Report


Click here for a summary of the Trust's finances.

MetLIfe Claim Form


Click here for the form to use when you see an out-of-network provider and need to seek reimbusement.  The form should be submitted to MetLife with your receipt(s).

MetLIfe Coordination of Benefits Policy

Click here for the policy that governs multiple insurance policies.

EyeMed Claim Form


You can submit a request for out-of-network reimbursement online. Click on the green Access Form button to get started.

Gramm-Leach-Bliley Privacy Act

Click here for the institutional privacy notice.

MetLife Life Insurance Application


Click here for the life insurance application, which should be sent electronically to uawdental@external.umass.edu

Statement of Health Form

Click here for the statement of health form, to be used only if you are applying for $100,000 or more of life insurance coverage.

MetLife Customer Privacy Notice

Click here for the Customer Privacy Notice.