What do I do if I get married?

Health Insurance

When you have a change in family status, including a change in marital status, you may enroll, change from self only to self and family, or change from one plan option to another. You must submit your enrollment change from 31 days before to 60 days after the change in family status.

The enrollment form is available here.  The form is also available in the Benefits Office, College Hall room 114.

Please check Health Insurance for additional information.


University Dental Insurance

If you have a change in family status, including a change in marital status, you may enroll your spouse and any eligible children. You must submit an enrollment from no later than 31 days after the change in marital status.

The enrollment form for the University Dental insurance is available here,  in the Benefits Office, College Hall room 114.

Please check University Dental Insurance for additional information.


Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance

If you have a change in family status, including a change in marital status, you may enroll your spouse and any eligible children. You must submit an enrollment from no later than 60 days after the change in marital status.

Please visit the BENEFEDS website for more information on how to submit a QLE (qualifying life event).

Life Insurance

If you have the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI), you may increase the amount of your life insurance coverage within 60 days of the date of your marriage. You may also add family coverage for your spouse and any newly acquired children. The election form is available online, in the Benefits Office, College Hall room 114.

If you have the University's private life insurance, you may increase the amount of your life insurance coverage within 31 days of the date of your marriage. You may also add family coverage for your spouse and any newly acquired children. The election form is available online, in the Benefits Office, College Hall room 114.

Please check Life Insurance for additional information.



Beneficiaries

You may change beneficiaries for life insurance, retirement and TSP at any time. These forms are available in the Benefits Office, College Hall room 114. You may also contact the Benefits Associate to send you the forms through email. 

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