Benefits Open Enrollment

Current Employees

Benefits Open Enrollment, November 1 - 12, is when employees can make changes to their benefit elections effective January 1, 2022.

Benefits Express

NEW THIS YEAR: Benefit Express Enrollment Portal

We are excited to introduce Benefit Express, our new online enrollment portal. You’ll use the web portal to enroll in your benefits. You can use it to access all benefit enrollments and information anywhere, any time. It’s also where you will go throughout the year if you have a qualifying event and need to make a change to your benefits after Open Enrollment.

Log into the portal at

Download log-in instructions here 

Your To-Do List
  1. Download the Benefits Open Enrollment Guide, view the flipbook, and/or watch the video to review your benefits options.
  2. Attend an Information Session to take full advantage of your benefits.
  3. Complete Open Enrollment in Benefit Express, your NEW easy-to-navigate enrollment portal, between 11/1/21 - 11/12/21. Log into the portal and enroll in your benefits at

Important documents and notices regarding the University of Richmond Employee Welfare Benefits Plan (the “Plan”) are available here. The documents and notices provide information about your enrollment opportunities, benefits, coverage, rights, and obligations under the Plan.

Cigna Pre-Enrollment Hotline: Call Cigna’s pre-enrollment 24/7 phone number at 1-888-806-5042 specifically for UR employees to speak with a knowledgeable enrollment specialist who will help you decide which plan is best for you. 

Benefit Express Portal: Simply log into the portal at with your University netID and password.

Benefit Express - UR Benefits Support Center: Call Benefit Express for questions about the enrollment portal at 833-695-8747, 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM ET.