This page includes general Benefits information for both UW Colleges and UW Extension employees. The University of Wisconsin offers a wide range of employee benefits. Your personal benefits information can be found in your portal (http://my.wisconsin.edu).
Information and Forms
- Benefits Summaries
- Insurance Information
- Retirement Information
- Other Benefits
Annual Benefit Enrollment (ABE) Period is Coming!
The Annual Benefit Enrollment (ABE) period is your annual opportunity to enroll and/or make changes to your current benefits. ABE begins on October 7, 2013 and ends on November 1, 2013. All changes made during ABE take effect on January 1, 2014.
The full Annual Benefit Enrollment (ABE) website is available online, http://www.uwsa.edu/abe/
Benefit Changes Allowed During ABE:
You will be eligible to enroll in, make changes to or cancel the following benefit plans during the ABE period:
- State Group Health Insurance
- VSP Vision Insurance
- EPIC Benefits+
- Employee Reimbursement Account (ERA) Program - must re-enroll every year
The following plans allow you to make changes to your current coverage during the ABE period:
- Dental Wisconsin – remove dependents or cancel coverage
- Individual and Family Life Insurance – increase coverage level (maximum coverage levels increasing for 2014)
More information will be available as we get closer to the ABE period. ETF has released its Newsletter http://etf.wi.gov/publications/yourben2013.pdf - It's Your Benefit with information about the ABE period.
WRS Contribution Rates for 2014 are Set. Check them out on ETF's Website
For ETF learning opportunities for WRS presentations and other beneficial information, please view their website: http://etf.wi.gov/members/benefits_presentations.htm