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PPM Section 17 - Other Benefits

Flexible spending accounts

The University offers employees two plans designed to help you meet health care and dependent care expenses using tax-free dollars.

Information on both plans is available at Employee Handbook Section 13 - Flexible Spending Plans.

Release time partnering

Information about release time partnering is available at Employee Handbook Section 16 - Personal Health.

Bronco identification cards

The University provides all employees with a Western Michigan University identification card. Questions regarding the issuance of identification cards should be addressed to the Bronco Card Center.


Parking permits

Information about parking permits is available at Employee Handbook Section 17 - Other Benefits and Services.


  1. Parking permits should be obtained as soon as possible after employment begins.
  2. To secure a parking permit, new employees are required to present their valid Bronco Card (employee I.D. card) or a copy of their hiring paperwork (e.g., appointment form), driver's license, and automobile registration to Parking Services. Permits must be renewed each year and may be renewed in person, by mail, or at Parking Services.
  3. Detailed parking rules and regulations are available at Parking Services. Employees are expected to be familiar with these rules.