Open enrollment lets employees evaluate coverage

Oct. 11, 2013 4:15 p.m.

The University’s Annual Benefits Open Enrollment period will run from Monday, Oct. 21, through Friday, Nov. 15. Open Enrollment offers faculty and staff an opportunity to review their current benefits and consider changes to their coverage that will become effective Jan. 1, 2014.

Open Enrollment packets with information on plan changes, along with the new rates, will be mailed to benefits-eligible employees on or about Oct. 18. On Oct. 21, details will be available on the benefits page of the Human Resources website.

Expense accounts

Open enrollment is the time when employees can enroll or re-enroll in the expense account plans (Health Benefit Expense Account and/or Dependent Care Expense Account) for 2014. Employees must re-enroll if they want to participate in these plans in 2014.

Benefits fairs

Benefits Fairs will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, in the Frist Campus Center Multipurpose Rooms, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the Lyman Spitzer Building at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. Representatives from the various health, welfare and retirement vendors will be available. Reservations are not required.


Those with questions regarding the University health care plans may contact the Human Resources Benefits Team at 609-258-3302 or benefits@