The Annual Benefits Enrollment Period is September 27 – October 22, 2021 (4:30 P.M.)
The Annual Benefits Enrollment (ABE) period is an annual opportunity for eligible employees to enroll in or make changes to most benefit plans for the upcoming calendar year. This is the only time you are eligible to make changes unless you have a qualifying life event, such as a family or employment change.
Changes made during this period will be effective January 1, 2022.
Benefits Walk-in Sessions
Benefits walk-in sessions allow you to speak directly with a benefits specialist. No appointment is required; employees can show up at any time during the session hours to ask questions and receive assistance.
All walk-in sessions will take place in Engelmann Hall Room 122.
- September 30, 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
- October 7, 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
- October 14, 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
- October 21, 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
- October 22, 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Virtual Benefits Presentation
A virtual benefits presentation discussing the changes for 2022 will be offered via Microsoft Teams. The live presentation will be on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, from 10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.
A video recording of the presentation is also be available at the link above.
ABE PowerPoint Presentation
A PowerPoint presentation that summarizes benefits changes for 2022 and how to enroll.
UW System Resources
Benefits Options for 2022
When You Are Ready To Enroll
Once you have made your benefits plan decisions, enroll through Self Service (September 27 – October 22, 2021, 4:30 P.M.). You will be required to provide the information below, so have this information handy.
- Dependent names, Social Security numbers and dates of birth
- Copy of health insurance card (if you have other health insurance coverage)
In the self service portal, you may need to launch the Benefit Information app, and then click the Enroll now link.
Questions About Annual Benefits Enrollment?
Phone: (414) 229-5353
This webpage is intended for your convenience. Individual links and overviews only provide summary of certain provisions of the formal Plan document in part; the webpage does not attempt to cover all of the details contained in the Plan document. The operation of the Plan and the benefits to which you (or your beneficiaries) may be entitled will be governed solely by the terms of the official Plan document. To the extent that any of the information contained in this overview or any information you receive orally is inconsistent with the official Plan document, the provisions set forth in the Plan document will govern in all cases.