Benefits Effective Dates

The Board of Regents has established new effective dates for enrollment in benefits for new employees

Faculty Effective Date

Benefits become effective on:

  • The actual contract hire date (if benefit enrollments are made on or before the contract hire date) OR
  • The first day of the month following completion of benefits enrollment

*As a reminder, new hires have 30 days from their hire date to complete the benefits enrollment. This includes submission of any required documentation for dependents.

Staff Effective Date

Benefits become effective on:

  • The actual hire date (if the hire date is the first business day of the month & elections are made on or before the hire date) OR
  • The first day of the month following completion of benefits enrollment

* As a reminder, new hires have 30 days from their hire date to complete the benefits enrollment. This includes submission of any required documentation for dependents.

*Documents may be submitted by email, fax, mail or hand delivered.