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October 24, 2022

Open Enrollment is Oct. 24–Nov. 14

Open Enrollment for 2023 benefits began on Monday, October 24 and ends on Monday, November 14 at 5 p.m. ET. Open Enrollment is your annual opportunity to review your benefit coverage options and make selections for the upcoming calendar year.

Elections made during Open Enrollment are effective January 1, 2023 and remain in effect for the calendar year. Open Enrollment is the only time you can change your benefit elections unless you experience a qualified life or family status change.

Enrollment changes can be submitted online through Workday. 

Attend an Event to Learn More

  •  Join us for an in-person Benefits & Fitness Fair on Wednesday, November 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Cohon University Center's Rangos Ballroom.
    • Representatives from the benefit plan providers and the Office of Human Resources will be available to answer questions.
    • The fair will also include health and fitness information, raffles and giveaways.
    • Giant Eagle will be administering flu vaccinations at no cost to faculty and staff members. To obtain your flu vaccine, you will need to present your CMU ID card. No appointments are required for flu vaccinations during the Benefits & Fitness Fair. Remember to bring your Giant Eagle Advantage Card to receive a $5 credit.
  • The Office of Human Resources has also scheduled virtual events to provide assistance to faculty and staff members as they navigate their benefits elections. You are encouraged to participate in a virtual event to learn more about your benefits options and get help making elections in Workday.
    • Virtual Benefits Fair — Faculty and staff members can visit the Virtual Benefits Fair at any time, beginning on Monday, October 24 and throughout Open Enrollment, to learn more about benefits options. Booths contain information on health and welfare benefits, retirement savings plans, family care resources, and more.
    • Drop-In Sessions via Zoom — The Office of Human Resources will again offer benefits drop-in sessions throughout the Open Enrollment period, and you are encouraged to join a session that best fits your schedule. A presentation outlining the 2023 benefit plan changes will be provided, and Benefits and HR Service team members will be available to answer questions about benefit plan options and the enrollment process in Workday. Zoom’s breakout room functionality will be used so participants can speak one-on-one with an HR team member.
    • Vendor Information Sessions — Weekly vendor information sessions are scheduled throughout the Open Enrollment period, offering employees the opportunity to meet with representatives from UPMC and Highmark.