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Employee Benefits & Wellness


The Human Resource Department of Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO) is committed to promoting a workplace that helps our campus community better integrate available resources to enhance the employee’s ability to better manage work and life priorities.

Here at SUNO, eligible employees may participate in a comprehensive list of benefits that are designed to best serve you – Meeting your needs where you are at this stage of your life.

For more information on the benefit options that are available to you, please click on any one of the corresponding links listed below for more information. In addition, please feel free to contact the Office of Human Resources for individualized discussion to better assist you. You may do so by contacting


Office of Human Resources

Angela Dunn

Benefits Manager

6400 Press Dr.

New Orleans, LA 70126

Phone Number: 504-286-5273



• Health Plans

• Pharmacy Benefit

• Dental and Vision

• Flexible Benefits

• Life Insurance / AD&D

• Wellness Program

• Employee Assistance Program

• Holidays

• Time-Off Benefits


• Americans with Disabilities (ADA)

• Workers’ Compensation

• Retirement – LASERS (classified employees only)

• Retirement – Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana (TRSL) (Faculty and Unclassified)

• Retirement – Optional Retirement Plan (ORP) (Faculty and Unclassified)


Plan changes are only allowable at two distinct times: (1) annual Open Enrollment or (2) you experience a qualifying life event (QLE). If you are experiencing a QLE, you have thirty (30) days from the date of the event to make changes. Evidence of the event will be required. In addition, after 30 days, you will need to wait until Open Enrollment to make any changes.

If you have a qualifying life event and would like to make plan changes, please contact the university’s Benefit Analyst for more information.