Life Events

This is an overview of the different life events you might experience and the impact those events have on your benefits with UMMS.

When you enroll in benefits as a new employee you are not allowed to make changes until the next Open Enrollment period. However, if you have a qualified Change in Family Status you may be able to make changes to your benefits.

Open Enrollment for Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, UMass Sick Leave Bank and MetLaw is in April/May.  Open Enrollment for UMass Sick Leave Bank and Flexible Spending Accounts (HCSA and DCAP) is in October/November.