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Change in Employment Status

Please note that you are not able to change your health insurance plan outside the Open Enrollment period, only coverage level.

Changes due to Employee's Status

  • Full-time to Part-time: HR will notify you regarding the termination of your benefits. COBRA information will be sent directly from Flores, UR's COBRA Administrator.
  • Part-time to Full-time: HR will contact you to schedule your benefits orientation.
  • If choosing to waive the University's insurance, please see below.

Changes due to Dependent's Status (Spouse/SSDP/Children)

If your dependent's employment has changed and you wish to make applicable changes to your benefits, you must notify HR within 31 days of the employment change by completing the following:

Step 1: Complete Benefits Enrollment/Change Form.

Step 2: Provide evidence of coverage start/end date:

  • If adding to the University's policy, please provide documentation from the insurance company or employer stating individual's last day of coverage.
  • If removing from the University's policy, please provide documentation from the insurance company or new employer stating individual's first day of coverage.
  • If the employee is waiving the University's policy, please provide documentation from the insurance company or new employer stating dependent's first day of coverage.

Step 3: Submit to URHR via e-mail, by coming to the office, or through inter-office mail.

Questions About Benefits?

Contact Human Resources at (804) 289-URHR (8747) or email URHR@richmond.edu.