2020 Benefit Open Enrollment
The 2020 Open Enrollment period begins Friday, November 1, 2019 and ends on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. PST. Open Enrollment is ACTIVE and you must login to Workday to re-enroll or make changes to your benefits, even if you wish to keep your elections the same in 2020.
All benefit elections are effective January 1, 2020. The benefits you elect during Open Enrollment will remain in effect through December 31, 2020, unless you experience a qualifying life event that would allow you to make a mid-year change.
For one-on-one enrollment assistance, the Human Resource Staff will be available, no appointment needed, during open enrollment from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. You can reach us in the Kingston Building, first floor, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Health Insurance Carrier Roadshows – October 8, 9 and 10, 2019
To help employees choose the coverage that is best for them, Kaiser, Anthem, and Cigna will be providing presentations and available to answer questions about their plans from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Honnold Library Founders Room. Individual one-on-one appointments are also available from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. To attend, please register as outlined in the links below.
Retiree Fall Seminar – October 17, 2019
TCCS Benefits Administration will conduct a Retiree Fall Seminar on October 17, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the TCCS Administrative Campus Center Board Room. Presentations will be provided on medicare 101 and planning for retirement by Kaiser and TIAA.
Annual Benefits Fair – November 1, 2019
The TCCS Annual Benefits Fair will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at TCCS Administrative Campus Center Patio. Faculty and Staff are invited to stop by and enjoy the following services: free biometric health screenings, flu shots, massages from certified therapists, healthy snacks, free giveaways, and much more!
Benefit Information Session – November 5, 2019
TCCS Benefits Administration will conduct an Open Enrollment Presentation at HMC on November 5, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Platt Green Room. All Faculty and Staff are welcome to attend. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and speak to a Benefits Representative from TCCS Benefits Administration.
Benefit Tip Sheets
The following resources provide additional reference information pertaining to your benefit programs.
- Benefit Technology Resources
- Benefit Technology Resources (Spanish)
- Health Coverage and Your College Dependent
- Mental Health Resources
- Mental Health Resources (Spanish)
- Understanding Your Health Savings Account
- Understanding Your Health Savings Account (Spanish)
Wellness options are available through both Kaiser and Anthem health insurance providers. The below flyer contains information on available wellness discounts for health and wellness resources.
Open Enrollment is ACTIVE and you must login to Workday to re-enroll or make changes to your benefits, even if you wish to keep your elections the same in 2020.
As part of our ongoing effort to provide a wide range of benefit offerings, we are excited to voluntary plans.
Existing voluntary plans:
- ARAG Legal Assistance
- ARAG Legal Assistance (Spanish)
- InfoArmor Flyer Identity Protection
- InfoArmor Flyer Identity Protection (Spanish)
- Nationwide Pet Insurance
- Nationwide Pet Insurance (Spanish)
New voluntary plans:
- Voya Critical Illness
- Voya Accident Insurance
- Voya – Hospital Confinement
- MetLife -Auto & Home
- New Voluntary Plans Video
Additional Open Enrollment Resources
- TCCS Benefit Administration Website
- 2020 Benefits Guide
- 2020 Benefits Brochure
- 2020 Benefits Brochure (Spanish)
- Anthem Changes Video
- TCCS Benefits Open Enrollment Presentation
Qualifying Life Events
If you don’t enroll for The Claremont Colleges benefits during the Open Enrollment period each fall, you can’t enroll until the next enrollment period unless you have a qualified family status change, also known as a qualifying life event. To be eligible you must have an event such as the following and submit documentation to Benefits Administration within 31 days of the event and provide necessary documentation:
- Loss of coverage
- Dependent gains coverage elsewhere