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Benefits Open Enrollment

October 1-31, 2020

Open enrollment is the annual opportunity for you to review your coverage and ensure you have the benefits that are best for you as you head into the new year. Learn more about the virtual resources we have available this year due to COVID-19 below.

How to Enroll

To enroll, log in to the EBS Portal  starting October 1.  
Please enroll in your benefits options for the 2021 plan year between October 1-31, 2020. The following instructions and tutorials may assist you as you complete enrollment.

Virtual Benefits Fair

The Virtual Benefits Fair offers an opportunity to get the answers and assistance you need to complete Open Enrollment. Learn more at the link below.

  • Virtual Benefits Fair: while we cannot have our usual in-person benefits fair this year due to COVID-19, we are offering a Virtual Benefits Fair with curated resources from our benefits vendors and opportunities to ask questions. The fair will take place from October 12 - 16, with MSU HR staff and benefits vendors available to answer questions live via chat on Thursday, October 15 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, October 16 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Informational Resources

The following information may assist you as you make decisions this open enrollment season:

MSU Retiree Open Enrollment Information

The following resources may assist retirees and their covered dependents during Open Enrollment:

Last Year's Open Enrollment Materials

Below are links to the open enrollment materials released last year for the 2020 plan year. These resources are available as a reference to the current benefits year only. They do not include information about options for 2020.