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Kansas State University

Benefits Administration
Division of Human Resources
Kansas State University
103 Edwards Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-4801
785-532-6277 (Phone)
785-532-7693 (Benefits fax)
785-532-6095 (HR fax)
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.(CST)

Short-Term Disability

and other voluntary insurance plans offered by and through:

The Kansas State Federal Credit Union has created a partnership with AFLAC to offer the following insurance benefits to all Kansas State University employees at a discounted rate. In order to take advantage of this reduced rate, you must be a member of the K-State Federal Credit Union. Monthly premiums will be deducted from your credit union account by AFLAC on the date of your choice. Click the K-State Credit Union logo for information on services and setting up an account.

Short-Term Disability:

protects your income in case of an illness (including maternity leave if enrolled 30 days prior to pregnancy) or an off-the-job accident that requires time away from work. Starts immediately for accidents, and a choice of 7, 14 or 30 day elimination period for illness. Choice of 3 or 6 month benefit period. Benefits paid are considered "non-taxable" income. Guaranteed coverage regardless of pre-existing conditions (for maternity leave, must be enrolled 30 days prior to pregnancy.)

Additional insurance plans available through the K-State Credit Union and AFLAC partnership:

  • Cancer Insurance: Initial lump sum paid upon diagnosis plus benefits for surgery, hospitalization, chemo, radiation, anti-nausea drugs, travel, and much, much more. Pays back annual wellness benefits for pap smear, PSA, mammograms, etc. Two levels to choose from.
  • Critical Care & Recovery: Pays $5,000 upon diagnosis of heart attack, stroke, coma, paralysis, and several other conditions. Additional benefits for hospitalization, rehab, ambulance, etc.
  • Accident Insurance: Pays $120 for initial trip to a doctor, emergency room or emergency care facility, chiropractor, dentist, etc. due to any type of "accidental" injury. Additional benefits paid for follow-up visits, PT's, crutches, surgery, hospitalization, ambulance, and much, much more. Includes $60 annual wellness benefit. Two levels to choose from. Coverage is 24 hours per day, on-or-off the job.

Local contact for AFLAC is Linda Jones, 785-587-9337, or Her office is located at 714 Poyntz, Suite A, Manhattan, KS 66502.

K-State Credit Union membership is proudly offered to all university faculty and staff as a benefit, providing a multitude of financial products and services. We've partnered with AFLAC to bring all university employees who are K-State Credit Union members the best rates for short-term disability insurance that AFLAC offers. We not only care about your financial health, we care about you as a person! For information on our services and how to open an account, visit the K-State Credit Union website.

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