Open Enrollment 2018 - Graduate Assistants

Open Enrollment will begin October 30th and will run through November 17th.  All elections must be made in the Benefits Focus platform no later than 4:30 p.m. on November 17th. 

There have been no changes to the healthcare plan benefits for 2018.  Please refer to the Open Enrollment brochure located below.  Please carefully review the plans and use the comparison tool within the Benefits Focus platform to compare your options.

Graduate Assistants who covered family members on December 31, 2013 will be eligible to continue to do so through the end of the assistantship. Graduate Assistant hired on or after January 1, 2014 will continue to be offered single coverage in both the healthcare and dental plans.  If enrolled in the healthcare plans, you will also be enrolled, as no extra cost to you, into the EyeMed Vision plan which provides a benefit toward the cost of glasses or contacts. Your eye exam will continue to be covered under your healthcare plan. No enrollment form is needed to enroll in this plan.

Health Care 


Dental Plan 


Vision Plan 

  • Vision coverage will not change for 2018.  Click on Vision Plan Details to view current information

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