Open Enrollment - Human Resources at Ohio State
Category: Open Enrollment
Faculty and staff eligible for Ohio State benefits can review their 2021 Benefits Confirmation Statement online through December 4, 2020. Employees will also receive a copy of the 2021 Benefits Confirmation Statement at their home addresses. It is very important that employees review their 2021 benefits elections and verify that all are accurate.
November 12, 2020 |
Open Enrollment ends Sunday (11/15) at 11:59 p.m. This is your final opportunity to make changes to your 2021 benefit elections using Employee Self Service. Don’t forget to click “Authorize and Submit” to complete your enrollment. Review plan information on the Open Enrollment website.
November 1, 2020 |
Open Enrollment for 2021 has begun and ends November 15, 2020. Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity to evaluate benefit options and make elections for the coming year. Information about this year's changes, including links to live webinars, is available on the Open Enrollment website.
October 16, 2020 |
Open Enrollment for 2021 will be November 1-15, 2020. Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity to evaluate benefit options and make elections for the coming year. Information about this year's changes, including links to live webinars, is available on the Open Enrollment website.
September 22, 2020 |
Open Enrollment for 2021 benefits will be available November 1-15, 2020. All elections made during Open Enrollment are effective January 1, 2021. More details about 2021 benefits will be available in mid-October.
November 25, 2019 |
Faculty and staff eligible for Ohio State benefits can review their 2020 Benefits Confirmation Statement in Employee Self Service today through December 3, 2019. Employees will also receive a copy of the 2020 Benefits Confirmation Statement at their home addresses.
November 13, 2019 |
Open Enrollment ends Thursday (11/14) at 11:59 p.m. This is your final opportunity to make changes to your benefit elections for 2020. Don’t forget to click “Authorize and Submit” to complete your enrollment. Review plan information on the Open Enrollment website.
November 1, 2019 |
Open Enrollment begins today and will continue through Thursday, November 14, 2019. Open Enrollment is the one time each year to assess your benefits and make sure they will continue to meet your needs for the coming year.
October 24, 2019 |
Ohio State offers access to various life insurance plans to help provide you and your family with financial security. The life insurance options are changing in 2020 for eligible Ohio State employees, and Open Enrollment is your opportunity to adjust your coverage with those changes in mind.
October 16, 2019 |
Faculty and staff eligible for Ohio State medical benefits will have access to a helpful resource during Open Enrollment: myBenefitsMentor. This tool models projected medical and pharmacy expenses based on anticipated health care needs for 2020.
Following the pause for Workday implementation, Career Roadmap is resuming activity with a new launch date in early 2022. When launched, Ohio State’s Career Roadmap will be a new approach for hiring, compensating and developing staff.
Applications will be required each applicable semester to receive faculty and staff tuition assistance and dependent tuition assistance. The enrollment window for summer semester 2021 is March 22-May 14, 2021.
In the past year, the number of fraudulent unemployment claims filed in the United States has dramatically increased. This is not an issue that is unique to the state of Ohio. However, Ohio State employees need to be aware of the threat and know how to access the resources available.
These Human Resources policies have been revised: Reduction in Force Classified Staff, Reduction in Force Unclassified Staff, Staff Severance, Staff Employment, Student Employment, Background Check, Military Leave/Reemployment Rights, Paid Time Off, Staff Recruitment and Selection, and Unpaid Leave.
Upcoming system upgrades and policy revisions will impact the timing of new and revised elections to Supplemental Retirement Accounts (SRA) as of January 4, 2021.
Applications for the Staff Career Development Grants will be accepted from March 1 until March 31, 2021. Eligible staff can apply for $1,250-$2,000 for professional development opportunities occurring between May 2021 through September 2021.
The university is extending the deadline for eligible employees to apply for dependent tuition assistance for spring semester 2021 to 11:59 p.m. March 5, 2021. This one-time extension for the spring 2021 semester only is in response to potential challenges with completing enrollment due to the recent transition from PeopleSoft to Workday.
With winter upon us, it’s important to be aware of the university’s weather-related resources and policy, and know how to check the university’s status. Although Ohio State strives to remain open, faculty and staff can be prepared by reviewing this policy and taking note of the resources.
By collectively donating $1,355,286 to Ohio nonprofit organizations through Bucks for Charity, the university’s annual community fundraising campaign, faculty, staff and retirees showed their support to our communities.
Applications for dependent tuition assistance (DTA) must be submitted each term. The enrollment window for spring semester 2021 closes January 15. Eligible faculty and staff can go to Workday to apply online or with paper applications. The student must have a Social Security number on file with Buckeye Link to receive dependent tuition assistance.