When Can I Enroll in UK Benefits?




According to UK HR Policy #93, "Enrollment may occur within the initial 30 days of employment, during periods of open enrollment or within 30 days of a qualifying family status change.   


Qualifying events are listed in the table below, along with required documentation for each type of event. Please note: A change in enrollment will be effective as of the date of the qualifying event (for example, on the day of birth of a covered dependent child).








Event

Documentation Required

Birth or adoption

Copy of footprints from hospital or copy of adoption papers

Marriage

Copy of marriage certificate

Divorce

Copy of final court decree

Employment status

Statement on company letterhead stating change (with begin and end dates)

Life insurance (decrease only)

Life insurance form


How Do I Enroll in UK Benefits?



1. Enroll Online




You may enroll from your office computer or in the comfort of your own home with your own computer.


It’s easy! Visit the myUK Employee Self-Service online. Enter your link blue user ID and password and click “sign on.” (This is the ID/ password you use to log into your Exchange e-mail account, or in some cases, to log into SAP. For assistance with your ID or password, contact Information Technology at 257-1300.)


Then follow the Quickstart Guide for those benefit plans you need to update.


Please note, any changes made due to a Qualifying Life Event must be made using the Paper Option and submitted to the Employee Benefits Office within 30 days.


2. Paper Option




Enroll using paper forms. Pick up forms at 112 Scovell Hall or access a printer-friendly form below:


Changes You Can Make Anytime Throughout the Year




You can make the following changes any time throughout the year:


  • Decrease optional life insurance coverage

  • Adjust voluntary retirement contributions

  • Check out UK discounts on auto or home insurance

  • Change beneficiaries for your life insurance or retirement plan