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Open Enrollment 2018 Runs November 1-30

If you plan to make benefits changes, you must submit them in Workday. Visit our Open Enrollment for 2018 page for step-by-step guidance.


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Integrated Service Center

New Hire

Other Coverage

Information on Life Insurance 

Long-Term Disability Insurance

Information on Resident and Fellows Long-Term Disability Insurance 

Information on Medical Students Long-Term Disability Insurance

Information on Physician Assistants Students Long-Term Disability Insurance

Information on Discounts on Auto, Home, and Renters Insurance

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Retirement Plans

Information on Retirement Plans

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Health Plans

Information on Medical Insurance Plans

Information on Dental Plans

Information on Medical and Health Savings Account (HSA)

Information on Spending Accounts (Medical FSA, Dependent Care)

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Before You Start

Please watch for an email containing information about your benefit package. You must enroll by your deadline or you will be defaulted into certain elections. Contact the ISC with any questions.

Your benefits are managed both by the UW and by Washington state agencies. The UW administers all the health plans, and some retirement plans, e.g., UW Retirement Plan (UWRP) and the UW Voluntary Investment Program (VIP).

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Waive Health Insurance Coverage

You can waive your Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) medical coverage if you’re enrolled in other comprehensive group medical coverage.

If you waive coverage for yourself, you cannot enroll your spouse, children, or other dependents in PEBB medical coverage.

You can’t waive dental coverage, which you keep even if you waive medical coverage.

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Residents, Fellows, Medical Students, Physician Assistants Students Long-Term Disability Insurance

Information on the Residents and Fellow plan and enrollment

Information on the Medical Students plan and enrollment

Information on the Physician Assistants Students plan and enrollment

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Onboarding Resources

Here’s information to help you support your new hires as they adjust to employment at the UW.

Employee Onboarding Checklists

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Additional Resources

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Onboarding & First Steps Overview

Welcome to the University of Washington!

We’re glad you’re here.

Here is important information about payroll that all new UW employees need to know.

You may also wish to review information on UW employee benefits.

Your Employee Identification Number and NetID

Every University of Washington employee has a unique Employee Identification Number (EID).

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Resources for Foreign Nationals

A Foreign National is a person who is not a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien. The UW welcomes Foreign Nationals.

Here are some resources to help you begin your employment at the UW:

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