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5.2 Benefits

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The University offers a variety of medical insurance plans and disability benefits to its employees.  Information about these health and welfare benefit plans is available from Cardinal at Work at https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/.    
The University makes available faculty housing programs in order to further Stanford’s objectives of teaching and research. The Office of Faculty Staff Housing, a division of the Office of the Provost, provides a variety of programs and information to help eligible Stanford faculty and staff make the transition into a new home as smooth as possible.
In some cases, reimbursement for all or part of the actual and reasonable expenses of moving a household may be authorized for new faculty members by the appropriate dean, department chair, director, or other University officer. Conditions and restrictions apply, and the policy is subject to change. For current information, including tax treatment of such allowances, consult Administrative Guide 2.1.19.
The Registrar’s Office issues photo identification cards to faculty and other employees. The card is necessary for use of University facilities and services such as libraries, athletic events, and other activities. Courtesy photo identification cards are available to spouses and same-sex domestic partners of faculty. For current information, consult Administrative Guide 2.4.3.
It is University policy to reimburse employees and non-employees for necessary and reasonable travel expenses incurred for authorized University business. The University travel policy is described in Administrative Guide 5.4.2.