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Benefits Open Enrollment

GIC forms are due to the UMass Lowell Benefits Office no later than Monday, June 1, 2020 if making benefits changes.

The GIC has also provided information on their website for members and public employees in response to COVID-19.

2020 Annual Enrollment Begins April 6 and Ends JUNE 1

Please call the Benefits Office at 978-934-4100 or email us at: Benefits@uml.edu if you have any questions.

Changes made take effect July 1, 2020

Annual enrollment time is here, giving you the opportunity to review your benefit options and choose a new health plan or make other benefit changes if you wish. Take action during Annual Enrollment! Do your homework, even if you think you want to stay in the same health plan. Take this opportunity to think about what you and your family need in the way of health care and other benefits.

During annual enrollment, if eligible, you may:

Be sure to review the 2020-2021 Active State Employee Benefit Decision Guide which provides an overview of benefits for active state employees. This guide reviews the benefit and rate changes effective July 1, 2020.

GIC Health Fair Schedule 

Health fairs offer the opportunity to speak directly with GIC staff and health plan representatives about the products and benefits available to you. All GIC Health Fairs are currently canceled until further notice.

On-Campus Benefits Information Session

No Benefits Information Sessions will be scheduled at this time.

UMass Lowell Benefits staff will be available by telephone or email to answer your questions and to provide assistance with the benefits enrollment process.

For more information, check out GIC Non-Medicare health insurance products.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE MAKING CHANGES: If making a change to your existing GIC benefit options including health plans, complete the GIC Form-1. This form (Form-1) is for enrolling in, canceling, or changing your election of Health, Basic Life and Optional Life. This form can also be used to cancel your Long Term Disability insurance. In addition, use this form for an address or name change, for divorce and remarriage notifications and to add or drop your spouse and dependent(s) from coverage during Annual Enrollment.

Enrollment forms are due to the UMass Lowell Benefits Office no later than Monday, June 1, 2020 if making benefit changes.