Guarantee Life Insurance Coverage Opportunities:

New York Life Insurance is still providing guaranteed issue of life insurance (No medical questions and no physical).

  1. New York Life – all full time employees are eligible to purchase a whole life policy from $5,000 to a maximum of $200,000.

Please think carefully about your life insurance beyond your UMW employment because our coverage is a term life insurance policy (if you leave employment before you are eligible to retire, your life insurance ends). (Link to impact on benefits due to separation – ) Full time employees may review information on the group basic life insurance benefit at and if you are purchasing optional life insurance at (if you want to know your coverage amount you may contact Minnesota Life at 1-800-441-2258 or log into your MyVRS account (if you are a VRS Participant).