Employee Benefits

MNU provides a variety of voluntary benefits for full time employees. A brief explanation of those benefits follow.

Health, Vision and Dental Coverage

Health, vision and dental coverage for the employee is provided by the University. Dependent and family benefits are available at an additional cost to the employee. Coverage is effective the first month following the first day of employment. 

Please contact Human Resources for a more accurate description of the plans.

Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, and LTD

The University provides basic Life Insurance, basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D), and Long Term Disability (LTD) coverage.

Basic Life and AD&D coverage is one times the employee's annual base salary to a maximum of $50,000. The employee has the option to purchase additional life insurance for themselves, their spouses, and dependent children.

Long Term Disability coverage is provided for full time employees. The LTD plan pays 60% of employees annual salary should they be disabled on a long term basis.


Full time employees may elect to participate in any of the following options provided by AFLAC:

  • Cancer Indemnity
  • Hospital Intensive Care
  • Accident Indemnity
  • Group Critical Illness

Participation is voluntary with premiums paid by the employee.

Retirement Benefits

Full time employees may elect to participate in a 403(b) plan. The plan options are:

Eligible participants are vested immediately upon enrollment.

Flex Benefits Plan

Full time employees may elect to participate in three options under our Flex Benefits Plan.

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Dependent Care
  • Pre-tax Option on Premiums

Paid Time Off

The PTO plan includes leave time for reasons of vacation, personal leave, and sick leave for employees and family members. PTO hours do not count as work hours for calculating overtime. Please consult the PTO Accrual Table for more information.

Holiday Policy

Holiday hours represent compensated absences in addition to the PTO plan. MNU observes the following holidays:

When the actual holiday falls on Saturday the Friday before will be observed as the Holiday. When the actual holiday falls on Sunday the following Monday will be observed as the Holiday.

New Years’ Day 
Martin Luther King Jr. Day 
Good Friday 
Memorial Day 
Independence Day 
Labor Day 
Christmas Holiday
January 1st 
Third Monday in January 
Friday before Easter Sunday
Last Monday in May 
July 4th (refer to the note above if the 4th falls on a weekend) 
First Monday in September 
3 days - Wednesday through Friday of Thanksgiving week 
6-7 days starting the 23rd of December and ending on New Year's Eve (Dec 31)

Tuition Remission

Employees, spouses, and dependents are eligible for tuition remission per the tuition remission policy.

Community Service Leave

The University provides two days (16 hours) of paid leave for employees to provide volunteer services in our community per the Community Service Leave Policy.

Short Term Disability

The University provides disability leave for full time faculty and staff after one year of employment per the Short Term Disability Policy.

Payroll Information

All MidAmerica Nazarene University employees are paid on the fifteenth and the last day of each month. If the payday falls on a weekend or holiday, checks will be issued on the last workday prior to the regular payday. Full time, Regular Part-time employees, and Adjunct staff are required to have their checks direct deposited or deposited onto a payment card.

Employee Discounts

MNU has teamed up with several providers to offer the following discounts to its employees.

Office Depot
Faculty and Staff now have access to our Office Depot discount contract. Save on everything from paper to ink cartridges to furniture. The discount even applies to the Office Depot Copy Center. Once your personal credit card has been registered, you can go to the Office Depot store, make your purchase, swipe the card you have registered, and receive the discounted price! The purchase is charged to your credit card. It's simple and it's easy. Plus, security is never an issue since no name, expiration date or card type is given when registering the card number.

Contact our contract administrator Tasha Baird at (913)358-0856 x 3066 or e-mail www.groupsourceinc.com to get your personal credit card registered. After a 48-hour set-up period, you'll be ready to enjoy the savings!

Accepted cards: Visa, MC, Amex, Discover, & Diner's Club 
Please note: When using a Debit Card, the transaction must be processed as a credit card in order to receive the discount.

MNU faculty, staff, and students enjoy the AT&T Sponsorship Program discount. To take advantage of this discount follow the link below.

MNU faculty and staff enjoy an Employee Discount Plan and T-Mobile Referral Rewards.

Furniture Mall of Kansas
MNU faculty and staff enjoy a  Free Prime Delivery rate which is a $100 value!  Redemption entails simply accessing the link below and entering an e-mail address.  A follow up confirmation will be sent with the coupon. http://www.furnituremallofkansas.com/shop/midamerica-nazarene-university-offer/

ADT Security
Qualified employees receive a free ADT monitored home security system from YourLocalSecurity.com valued at $850, also an exclusive $200 Visa gift card, with a $99 installation charge. Visit our website, http://yourlocalsecurity.com?kbid=45739 or call 1-877-272-6319 for more details and to review important terms and conditions about this special offer.

Dish Network
Employees will receive an exclusive $150 Visa gift card for being affiliated with your institution when signing up for new service. Call us at 1-877-272-6318 and mention your affiliation to receive the exclusive gift card. Or visit www.usdish.com?kbid=45740 to redeem this discount.

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Olathe, KS 66062-1899
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