Employee Benefits


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Each regular full-time eligible employee is eligible for employment benefits at Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU). A full-time employee is defined as a regular employee working 30 hours or more per week.

This information was developed for the convenience of SWOSU employees and other interested parties. The following information provides a basic summary of more detailed and complex materials. If further clarification is needed, the actual law, policy, benefit material, or provider contract should be consulted as the authoritative source.

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Information has been provided by Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Board of Regents of Oklahoma Colleges, Oklahoma State and Education Employees Group Insurance Board, TIAA-CREF, American Fidelity Assurance Company and Highmark Life & Casualty Group.

For more information regarding SWOSU benefits contact:

Debra Purdum
Administration Building, Room 101
SWOSU Benefits Specialist
Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(580) 774-3246
debra.purdum@swosu.edu