Enroll in UK Benefits!
What You Need to Know:
Enrollment in UK benefits occurs during an annual Open Enrollment period, within 30 days of a new employee's hire date or following one of several "qualifying events" such as the birth of a child, divorce or a change in employment status. Register online through myUK Employee Self-Service or use paper forms. Details below.
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).
|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|
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.
2. Paper Option
Enroll using paper forms. Pick up forms at 112 Scovell Hall or access a printer-friendly form below:
- Employee Health/Dental/Vision insurance enrollment form
- Life and AD&D insurance form
- Flexible Spending Account form (health and/or dependent care)
- Retiree Health/Dental/Vision insurance form
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