Ohio University

How to Change

Benefit changes due to a qualified life event must be made within 31 days of the qualifying event date. Elections must be made online using My Personal Information (MPI): Self Service Benefits. Accessing the system will allow you to view your current benefit selections and make changes. Download the MPI: Self Service Benefits User Guide [PDF] for instructions on updating your benefits.

Follow these steps to make changes to your benefits:

  1. Contact University Human Resources' Employee Service Center (ESC) at 740-593-1636 or benefits@ohio.edu to initiate a change in your benefits due to a qualifying life event.
  2. Human Resources will activate your ability to make enrollment changes in MPI: Self Service Benefits.
  3. Set up the Multi-factor Authentication requirement
  4. Log in to My Personal Information (MPI)
    a. Visit: https://myhr.ohio.edu
    b. Click the My Personal Information option.
    *You will need your OHIO ID and password to access MPI. This is the same ID and password you use for your Ohio email.
  5. Select the Self Service Benefits option.
  6. To make benefit elections and/or add dependents, follow the on-screen instructions or refer to the MPI: Self Service Benefits User Guide [PDF].
  7. Remember to print or save your confirmation statement

Please Note: You will be required to provide documentation supporting your qualifying life event. For example, for the Marriage life event, you will need to provide a copy of your Marriage Certificate. Visit the Dependent Verification page to view a complete listing of required documents. For more details please refer to the MPI: Self Service Benefits User Guide [PDF].