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Resources for Benefits Open Enrollment

April 29, 2020

Visit the Open Enrollment webpage for more details, including how to enroll in Workday once the Open Enrollment period begins. Before you enroll, review these materials to help with your coverage decisions.

Benefits Videos and Documents

Do you want information on how to choose a medical plan? Would you like more details about your dental and vision coverage? What are the rules for making changes mid-year? You can get answers to these and many of your other benefits questions by accessing the Benefits Media Library.

The library consists of short videos and helpful documents that cover a variety of benefits-related topics. You can access the library during Open Enrollment and throughout the plan year.

Watch the What’s Changing video for a glance at upcoming changes for the 2020-2021 plan year. Here is a sampling of resources you will find. The text codes provide easier access using your smartphone. Please note that only those resources listed below have a text code.

To access the entire Benefits Media Library, visit or the Benefits and Pay webpage.

Benefits Overview Presentation

The on-campus Open Enrollment presentations and wellness fairs will not be held due to the COVID-19 situation, but faculty and staff can view the presentation online for important benefits information.

The presentation includes details about plan changes, health plan options, medical rates, how to enroll using Workday, and links to resources found in the Benefits Media Library.

Benefits Enrollment Guide

The Benefits Enrollment Guide provides a summary of the benefits programs available to all benefits-eligible employees−full-time faculty and staff, as well as part-time and ACA benefits-eligible staff. The guide will be mailed to your homes soon, and you can also view it online.

Please refer to the guide for details about Penn’s benefits for the upcoming plan year, July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.

For more information about Open Enrollment, visit