Human Resources


MWSU 2018 Benefit Guide


2018 BCBS Medical ID CARDS: medical ID cards should be mailed to your home address. If you need a temporary ID card prior to receiving yours, you can: 1) login to go under “my profile” and select “my id card” and print one; 2) call BCBS customer service at 800-822-2583; contact HR Benefits Coordinator (Nicki Robertson x4259) to print one.

2018 MetLife Dental ID CARDS: member dental cards are optional; however, they are available in the HR office (Popplewell 117).

2018 VSP Vision ID CARDS: member vision cards are optional; however, they can be printed from  Your provider will also verify coverage under the primary members SSN.


Medical Insurance Absences (sick, vacation, personal, holiday, bereavement, jury, military)
Dental Insurance Tuition Reduction
Vision Insurance Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) & Crisis Leave
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Worker’s Compensation
Life Insurance Recreation Services & Facilities
Disability (Long Term & Short Term) Payroll
Retirement Plans Overtime, Flex Time, and Comp Time
Voluntary Retirement Options Additional / Miscellaneous Benefits
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Community Discounts


In order to be eligible for benefits, full-time faculty and staff must be hired into a permanent position working 30 hours per week. Eligible employees may also choose to cover their spouse and eligible dependents.


Dependents are eligible to be covered on your insurance plans (medical, dental, vision) up to the end of the calendar year the child reaches age 26 regardless of marital status. Dependent children may be covered on your voluntary child life plan from age 14 days and continues to age 26, if unmarried.


Insurance benefits will be effective the 1st of the month following your hire date.


The elections you make are for the entire calendar year and generally cannot be changed outside of the Open Enrollment period. However, if you have a Qualified Life Event, as defined by the IRS, you will be able to make benefit changes. You have 30 days after the event to make your changes. Contact HR for further information.


Typically the open enrollment dates for MWSU are during the month of November; with an effective date of January 1st.


Annual Disclosure – Electronic Delivery Memo

MWSU 2018 Compliance Annual Disclosures Table

MWSU 2018 Compliance Annual Disclosures Packet