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Visit UI

Learn about the many reasons the University of Idaho could be a perfect fit for you. Schedule Your Visit

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Alternative Service Break

Travel to Ecuador, Nicaragua or the Philippines during winter break Dec. 27, 2016 to Jan. 9, 2017. Application deadline Sunday, Sept. 18. Apply for ASB

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Parent Orientation

Students and parents can learn their way around campus and discover the many opportunities at UI. Orientation events are Aug. 18-21. Register

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UI Retirees Association

UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University. Learn More

Qualifying Life Events

If you experience a qualifying life event, you will be given the opportunity to make changes to your current benefit elections.

Examples of life events include:

  • Change in spouse's or dependent's coverage under a non-University of Idaho health plan
  • Change in family status that results in an increase or decrease in the number of eligible family members
    • marriage, divorce, annulment, legal separation
    • birth, adoption, acquiring foster child or stepchild, issuance of court order requiring employee to provide coverage for child
    • death of spouse or dependent
  • Change in employee's employment status that could result in entitlement to coverage
    • return to pay status from non-pay status
    • change in employee's employment status that could affect cost of premiums (ex. half-time to full-time)
  • Employee becomes entitled to Medicare and wants to change to another plan or option

If one of these events occur, please log into your portal (through VandalWeb) and select the appropriate life event. You will then be able to make the changes in your profile. Please make sure you upload any proof that may be required. 

Life events are extremely time sensitive - please act quicklyFor the birth or adoption of a child, you have 60 days from the event date to add the child to your plan. For all other lifestyle changes, you have 30 days to make any changes to the plan.

Physical Address:
415 West 6th Street
Moscow, ID 83844-4332 

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4332
Moscow, ID 83844-4332 

Phone: 208-885-3697

Fax: 208-885-3330

Email: benefits@uidaho.edu

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