Open Enrollment Period Started September 16

This year, the annual benefits Open Enrollment period is September 16, 2013, through the deadline of Friday, October 11, 2013. Enrollment and changes become effective January 1, 2014.

During the open enrollment period, eligible employees may:

  • Enroll in or change health or dental plans
  • Add or remove spouse, domestic partner or eligible dependents to health and/or dental plan
  • Elect or cancel Flexcash. If you have other non-CSU medical and/or dental coverage, you may elect the FlexCash Plan which pays you cash in lieu of CSU coverage; and/or
  • Elect participation or re-enroll in the Health Care Reimbursement Account (HCRA) or the Dependent Care Reimbursement Account (DCRA). If you are participating in 2013, and want to continue participation in 2014, you must re-enroll during open enrollment.

All Open Enrollment paperwork is due to Payroll Office by Friday, October 11, 2013.

For faculty and staff, an Open Enrollment resource page is available at the Payroll and Benefits website. Please refer to the website for details including benefit changes and enrollment forms.

The SSU Health Benefits Fair will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2013, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Student Union Multipurpose Room (MPR). Benefit vendors will be on site to provide information and assist employees.

If you need additional assistance, please contact Payroll and Benefits office at x4-2793 or payroll@sonoma.edu.