Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment is now CLOSED.

Open Enrollment is the one time each year you can enroll or make changes in your healthcare benefits. Otherwise, changes may only be made if a family status change  has occurred. The annual enrollment period is held each year in the Spring. This year’s enrollment period is April 14, 2014 through May 2, 2014.

Any enrollment changes made during the enrollment period will be effective July 1, 2014.

An individual email was sent to all benefits eligible faculty and staff with more information and further instructions.

Online Enrollment

The 2014 Benefits Open Enrollment web site is available at:

You may log in to the open enrollment web site as many times as you wish, and make changes at any time through the May 2nd deadline. Please save or print your confirmation statement following the authorization page.

You can make changes to your Medical, Dental and Life coverages through the Open Enrollment website.

Flexible Spending Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts are processed through the WageWorks website. (  

New for 2014!
If you have money left in your Medical Flexible Spending account at the end of this plan year (June 30, 2014) or next plan year (June 30, 2015) it will automatically roll over to the next year. The amount that can roll over is capped at $500. This is for medical spending accounts only and does not apply to dependent day care accounts.


Faculty and Staff are automatically assigned parking benefits and charged for a parking pass.

If you wish to opt out of purchasing a parking permit visit the Parking Services website

Life Insurance

We ask that all benefits eligible employees update their life insurance beneficiary during the 2014 open enrollment period. This is a paper process; Please complete a Beneficiary Form and return to:
Ohio University Benefits
169 West Union Street
Athens, OH 45701 


Frequently Asked Questions may be found at: If you don’t find an answer there email or Attend an Open Enrollment Meeting or Open Computer Lab, see below for dates and times. 

  • Open Computer Lab 4/18/14, 9am – 4pm, HRTC 254
    Benefits Staff will be available to assist faculty and staff with the enrollment process
  • Benefits Open Enrollment Meeting 4/22/14,1pm- 2pm, Baker University Center 235
    **This session will be WEBCAST and archived for our Regional sites **
    View the Archived presentation
    Questions for Webcast? Email
    Overview of 2014/15 Benefits and Question Answer Session
  • Open Computer Lab 4/23/14, 9am- 4pm, HRTC 254
    Benefits Staff will be available to assist faculty and staff with the enrollment process
  • Brunch or Lunch & Learn 4/23/14, 10:30am- 11:30am or 12:00pm1 1:00pm, HRTC 141/145 Registration Required
    Anthem Representatives will present 2014/15 Benefits and Question Answer Session
  • Benefits Open Enrollment Meeting 4/28/14, 2pm- 3pm, Baker University Center 230
    Overview of 2014/15 Benefits and Question Answer Session

2014 Benefits Information


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