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Mark Your Calendar—Open Enrollment Begins Oct. 30
Open Enrollment, the annual period when University faculty, staff and other eligible individuals make their benefit choices for the coming year, begins Monday, Oct. 30, and continues through Friday, Nov. 10, through MySlice. This is the only time of year when you may elect or change your coverage for many benefits, unless you experience a qualifying life event.
Now is the time to learn more about the strengths and capabilities of Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, the Syracuse University medical plan administrator effective Jan. 1, 2018.
The first of several information sessions will be held on Friday, Oct. 27, at 9:30 a.m. in Eggers Hall, Room 010. A recorded webinar is also available and may be viewed at any time. For additional information sessions, Excellus office hours, benefit newsletters and other details, visit the dedicated Open Enrollment website—http://openenrollment.syr.edu.
Computer kiosks are available in the first floor lobby of the Skytop Office Building, 640 Skytop Road, during normal business hours to provide additional computer access for online enrollment.
If you have any questions about Open Enrollment or other benefits, please contact the HR Service Center at 315.443.4042.