Annual Benefits Open Enrollment

The 2017 Annual Benefits Open Enrollment for faculty, staff and postdocs will begin on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 and run through Wednesday, November 16, 2016

This is the once-a-year opportunity for benefits eligible employees to evaluate their benefits and make any necessary changes.  

*Changes are effective January 1, 2017.

Required Actions:

If you would like to enroll, add/remove dependents, cancel/waive, and/or change your Medical and/or Dental plans during Open Enrollment please complete the:

2017 Health/Dental Open Enrollment form

Note: if you are adding dependents or enrolling in a family plan for the first time you must provide documentation validating dependency. (List of example documentation)

Return the completed 2017 Health/Dental Open Enrollment form to the Benefits Section of Human Resources:

  • Mail - Interoffice (MS118) or US postal
  • Drop off - Bernstein-Marcus, 2nd Floor
  • Fax - (781) 736-4466

* Forms must be returned no later than Wednesday, November 16th.
** Please DO NOT EMAIL (scan) your 2016 Health/Dental Open Enrollment form due to the sensitivity of the personal information contained, i.e. social security number, date(s) of birth, etc.

If you would like to remain in your current Medical and/or Dental plan(s) and not make any changes:

 NO action is required.

If you wish to enroll in the Flexible Spending Accounts for 2017 you must complete the:

 2017 Flexible Spending Accounts Enrollment Form

These are the only plans you must enroll in each year.  These plans do not carry over from year to year.

Please return the completed 2017 Flexible Spending Accounts Enrollment form to the Benefits Section of Human Resources:

  • Email - Veronika Quinn, Benefits Analyst at vquinn@brandeis.edu
  • Mail - Interoffice (MS118) or US postal
  • Drop off - Bernstein-Marcus, 2nd Floor
  • Fax - (781) 736-4466

*Unless you have a qualifying change in status or other permissible event during the plan year.