Open enrollment period for faculty, staff Nov. 1-16

Announcement Type: 

The Benefits Open Enrollment period is under way!  From October 31- November 16, 2016, you will be able to make your benefit elections for 2017 by logging in to


You should have received your Open Enrollment Guide at your home address.  The Guide can also be found on the Benefits Website at

This Guide contains important information about your benefit plan options for 2017, and we encourage you to review it carefully.


Open Enrollment Information Sessions


Dedicated Open Enrollment Information Sessions will be offered for any faculty, staff, or other academic appointees who would like hands-on assistance in completing their Open Enrollment in Workday.  Benefits Specialists will be present to guide users through each step of the process.  All sessions will be conducted at 6054 S. Drexel Avenue in Room 144, as follows:


Nov. 3 from noon to 1 p.m.

Nov. 7 from noon to 1 p.m.

Nov. 14 from noon to 1 p.m.


To register for any one of these sessions, please visit the Human Resources online training website at:


Benefits and Health Fair


At the annual Benefits and Health Fair, you can learn about your benefits options and ask questions of the Benefits staff and Plan Representatives.  Spouses and partners of University faculty, staff, and other academic appointees are welcome to attend the fair.  The Benefits Team will also be available to provide assistance with the Open Enrollment process through Workday.


Benefits and Health Fair

Thursday, Nov. 10

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St.


Ongoing Assistance


The Benefits Team is ready to answer your questions and provide assistance throughout the Open Enrollment period.  Benefit Specialists are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by phone at 773-702-9634 or email at