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Human Resources

Adjunct Benefits

Pepperdine invites industry-leading experts to teach classes as adjunct professors. Their important insights give students a real-world look into their field of study. The following benefits are available to Adjunct Faculty:

State Disability Insurance

Eligibility for benefits is available under the California State Disability Insurance Act. The required contribution, as mandated by state law, is withheld from the employee's paycheck. This program provides income protection for illness or injury which is not job-related (as well as for pregnancy).

Workers' Compensation Insurance

Pepperdine University provides Workers' Compensation coverage for all of its employees who are injured on the job or become ill because of their work. Employees are expected to report any work-related injury or illness to their supervisors and the Human Resources office as soon as possible to ensure proper medical treatment.

Unemployment Compensation

Pepperdine University participates in the California State Unemployment Compensation Plan Link to external site. Coverage is provided for unemployment transpiring through no disqualifying fault of the employee. Decisions regarding eligibility are reserved by the State.

Social Security/Medicare

Employees of the University participate in the Social Security program and Medicare. Deductions are mandatory and are made from each paycheck in the amount prescribed by law. Equal amounts are also contributed by the University.

Tax-Deferred Annuity Program

The University provides an opportunity for all employees to participate in a voluntary Tax-Deferred Annuity (TDA) program. For application and additional information, please contact Human Resources.

The University offers this TDA program without endorsement. The TDA program is not intended to be an employer-sponsored retirement plan for purposes of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended.

Credit Unions

Pepperdine has partnered with the following credit unions:

University Credit Union
For details, call (310) 477-6628 or visit their Web site at www.ucu.org.

Kinecta Federal Credit Union
For details, call(310) 450-3119 or visit their Web site at www.kinecta.org.