Additional Voluntary Benefits

Automobile and Homeowners Insurance

Eligible employees may take advantage of a group discount on automobile and/or homeowners insurance.

Commuter Choice Spending Account

Brown University offers two commuter choice spending accounts, transit and parking.  The accounts enable employees to use pre-tax dollars toward work-related commuting transit and/or parking costs.

Long-Term Care

The primary purpose of long-term care insurance is to protect retirement assets from being eroded by the costs of long-term care. This voluntary benefit is employee paid.

Mortgage Assistance Program

The Mortgage Assistance program has been established to assist eligible Brown employees who are exploring the different options to purchase or refinance a home. 

Pet Insurance

Brown University offers voluntary pet insurance for benefits-eligible faculty and staff.  Pet insurance can help reimburse you for covered veterinary expenses for your cat or dog, which may include vet visits, accidents, illness, and more.