Enrollment Periods

Enrollment PeriodDescription
Annual EnrollmentOnce-a-year opportunity for eligible employees and retirees to make changes to benefit elections in My UT Benefits. Open enrollment is July 15th - 31st of each year for elections that will become effective on September 1st (certain benefits may start later depending upon Evidence of Insurability (EOI) approval).
Initial EnrollmentInitial enrollment opportunity for newly benefits eligible employees.
Change of Status EventA change in your status - such as getting married, having a baby, retiring, or losing coverage elsewhere - that allows you to make a mid-year change to your benefit elections. You have 31 days from the event to submit a change of status request in My UT Benefits.
Continuation Coverage (COBRA)COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act) is a Federal law that provides the opportunity for a temporary extension of benefits where coverage under the plan would otherwise terminate.