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Employee Benefits and Programs


Concordia Plan Services is the master benefit administrator for Concordia University, St. Paul and the Lutheran Church of Missouri Synod. University eligible employees working .75 FTE or more are eligible for benefits. Benefits are effective on the first of the month following the date of hire. Changes can be made to benefit elections during the initial enrollment period, annual open enrollment, or within 30 days or a life changing event. Contact Human Resources if you have any questions regarding the enrollment periods. Please reference the 2022 Benefit Summary Guide for specific eligibility.

To elect coverage for the 2023 benefit year, please log in to your Concordia Plan Service portal at


Retirement, Wellness, and Additional Programs

Learn more about the opportunities to improve your personal well-being by referencing the Concordia University 2023 Benefit Summary.


Employee Assistance Program

Concordia University, St. Paul offers an Employee Assistance Program that is tailored to employee needs that range from Legal, Financial, to Child, Adult and Pet Care assistance. In addition to personal services, the E.A.P. also provides six face to face counseling sessions for individuals with a licensed mental or substance abuse professional. The E.A.P. is available to all Concordia Employees, their families, and university students. The program is 100% confidential and is available 24/7. To learn more, call 1-866-726-5267 or  and log in using the Concordia Plan Services ID: lcms


2022 Health Plan Forms and Information

Paid Holidays

  • Christmas Break 2021: Thursday, December 23, 2021 through Friday, December 31, 2021
  • New Years Day: Monday, January 3, 2022 (observed)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Monday, January 17, 2022
  • Good Friday: Friday, April 15, 2022
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 30, 2022
  • Independence Day: Monday, July 4, 2022
  • Labor Day: Monday, September 5, 2022
  • Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 24, 2022 & Friday, November 25, 2022
  • Christmas Break 2022: Friday, December 23, 2022 through Monday, January 2, 2023