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Open enrollment, the annual period during which eligible employees consider their benefit options for the upcoming year, begins Monday, November 1 and continues through Friday, November 12. This is the only time of year when faculty and University staff can choose or change their coverage for many benefits, unless they experience a life event change in the middle of the year. year.
All relevant information about open enrollment, including benefit plan details and various resources to learn more, is available on the open enrollment website.
Questions about the benefits? Connect with human resources.
Teachers and staff have many ways to access resources that will help them make the best decisions for themselves and those around them.
- Shared HR services are available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday, at 315.443.4042 to answer your personal questions. Appointments are available on request.
- Attend a live virtual briefing to learn more about your 2022 benefits.
- Call our dedicated Excellus BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS) Customer Service Center at 800.493.0318 (TTY: 800.662.1220) if you need further assistance with your questions relating to your personal health plan. Excellus BCBS has extended its opening hours from Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. They are available to help you 24/7.
- TIAA offers personalized financial planning services to help you reach your retirement goals. To schedule a meeting with one of the University’s dedicated financial advisors, or for assistance with your account, contact TIAA at 855.842.CUSE (TTY: 800.842.2755) or register online.
Teachers and staff can register online through MySlice from November 1 to 12. If access to a computer for open enrollment is required, the University has a number of workstations available on campus, or faculty or staff can contact HR Shared Services by phone. or by e-mail during normal business hours.