Graduate Student Payroll Deductions


Graduate Students seeking to pay for their net health insurance and/or parking permits through payroll deduction may enroll using the Enroll in Deduction links below. Those choosing to enroll in both deductions must complete separate enrollment for each type of deduction below.

Payroll deduction enrollment ends August 28, 2020.

Health Insurance Payroll Deductions

Graduate students enrolled in the student health insurance plan are eligible for the payment option by payroll deduction provided they meet the following criteria:

  • Student is a full-time graduate student enrolled at Rice University for the entire academic year.
  • Student receives a graduate stipend of at least $5,000 from Rice University during the academic year.
  • Student has enrolled in the student health insurance plan.

Graduate students electing the payroll deduction agree to the following:

  • The medical insurance premium, less any insurance subsidy (if eligible), will be deducted in equal amounts over 16 paychecks.
  • Deductions begin with the September 15 paycheck and end with the April 30 paycheck in the following year.
  • For any missed payroll deductions, there will be a balance due on the student account and payment is due immediately to the Cashier’s Office.
  • Deductions do not meet the IRS section 125 exclusion for an employee medical plan; therefore, these are after-tax deductions.

Parking Permit Payroll Deductions

Graduate students having purchased parking permits through their student account are eligible for the payment option by payroll deduction provided they meet the following criteria:

  • Student is a full-time graduate student enrolled at Rice University for the entire academic year.
  • Student receives a graduate stipend from Rice University during the academic year.
  • Student purchased a parking permit from the Parking Office.

Graduate students electing the payroll deduction agree to the following statements:

  • Deductions for the cost of the permit will be in equal amounts over 16 paychecks.
  • Deductions begin with the September 15 paycheck and end with the April 30 paycheck in the following year.
  • For any missed payroll deductions, there will be a balance due on the student account and payment is due immediately to the Cashier’s Office.
  • Deductions do not meet the IRS exclusion for qualified employee parking since this is a student permit; therefore, these are after-tax deductions.