Human Resources

Benefits Open Enrollment

Annual Open Enrollment for UM Benefits

The Annual Open Enrollment for UM benefits begins Monday, October 9, 2023 and lasts through Friday, October 27, 2023. The Sick Leave Bank Enrollment/Cancellation period is Monday, October 9, 2023 through Friday, October 27, 2023. This is the time of year when eligible UM faculty and staff can re-evaluate their needs and make changes to benefit selections for calendar year 2024. There will be multiple opportunities to learn about benefit options and to ask questions of the Human Resources Staff.

2024 Open Enrollment Newsletter (PDF)

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All employees are required to fill out a mandatory benefits election form to waive coverage, continue coverage, and/or elect coverage.


2024 Benefits Election Form (Must be returned to HR by October 27, 2023)

Sick Leave Bank Enrollment Form (PDF) (Enrollment/Cancellation period October 9-27, 2023)

If you have additional questions please feel free to contact
Human Resources at ext. 6055

BCBS Health


You pay $100/month

UM pays $421.75/month


You pay $236/month

UM pays $995.03/month

(Dental is covered at 100% by UM if enrolled in Health)

VSP Visions


You pay $8.82/month

UM pays: $23.69/month


You pay: $18.96/month

UM pays: $68.81/month

Flexible Spending Account

Medical: $3,050 Maximum & $260 Minimum

Dependent Care: $5,000 Maximum or $2,500 for married taxpayers filing separate tax returns