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New Hire Fact Sheet - Benefits Coverage Effective Date
When is the Plan Year?
The plan year is from July 1-June 30. Your enrollment as a new hire will be effective for the remainder of the plan year.
When will my coverage begin?
Your official hire date determines when your coverage will begin. You can find your official hire date on your university welcome letter. If your hire date is the first of the month, your coverage will begin immediately, regardless of the date you actually enrolled.
For example: If you were hired on May 1, your benefits will be effective May 1.
If your hire date is any other day than the first of the month, your coverage will be begin the first of the following month.
For example: If your hire date is May 2, your benefits will be effective June 1.
Last updated: 6/2018