Open Enrollment
for 2021


  You must take action this year or your benefits will end on Dec. 31, 2020.

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8 a.m. Oct. 19, 2020


5 p.m. Nov. 6, 2020


How to Enroll (Click Here)

  Important changes to the medical plans for 2021

The Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) and Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) plans are being replaced.

Blue Cross Blue Shield and UnitedHealthcare will be the medical insurance carriers.

Click Here to learn about the medical plans

Changes for 2021

  • Medical plan changes.
  • Premium changes to short-term disability & vision plans.
  • Vision discount plan no longer available.
  • Temporary grace period for Dependent-Care FSA funds.
  • Vendor name changes.

Read More About What's New

Learn about Your Benefits

  • Review the Benefits Guide.
  • Attend a Virtual Benefits Expo.
  • View premiums.

Read More about Your Options

How to Enroll

We continue to work to make Open Enrollment easier. This year, you'll be able to upload supporting documentation and set up Health Savings Account contributions online.

Read More about Enrolling

Reduce Your Out-of-Pocket Expenses

  • Open a healthcare flexible spending account.
  • Enroll in the Enhanced Wellness Program.
  • Choose high-value and in-network physicians.

More About Reducing Expenses

Information for Retirees

  • Where to go for questions.
  • Find out if you have ADOA or ASRS insurance.

More Information for Retirees

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans.
  • Flexible spending accounts and the health savings account.
  • Short-term disability.

Find Your Question

View the recorded virtual Benefits Open Enrollment expo


Watch the recording of the virtual Benefits Open Enrollment expo above, or open the recording in a new window.



Contact the Division of Human Resources


Email the Division of Human Resources between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at or call:

  • Main Campus: 520-621-3660
  • Health Sciences Tucson: 520-626-5593
  • Health Sciences Phoenix: 602-827-2600

Need to use a computer?

The Division of Human Resources offices are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, use of computers is available through appointment in 45-minute blocks*. Call the main campus number to make an appointment.

To use a computer, you must:

  • Wear a mask.
  • Come prepared to make your benefits elections. To limit contact, guidance cannot be provided while onsite.

*Appointments are for computer use in the University Services Building and for one person at a time only.