Open Enrollment and Benefits Fairs Begins

(October 14, 2013) — Open Enrollment, your annual opportunity to review, enroll, or make changes to your 2014 ’Canes Total Rewards benefits begins today and runs through November 1, 2013. Also kicking-off today on the Coral Gables campus is the annual benefits fair, where you can interact with vendors, get a free flu shot and chair massage, and participate in raffles and giveaways. Click here for the complete benefits fair schedule.

Please remember to log into myUM before November 1 to choose your medical, dental, flexible spending, and short-term disability benefits (if eligible) for next year. (UMH employees must visit

Current UM/Aetna plan participants should elect or decline medical coverage during Open Enrollment or they and their covered dependents will be placed in the Aetna HRA option with the addition of smokers’ and spousal surcharges.

You can learn more about the important changes and highlights for the upcoming plan year by attending the benefits fair and an information session this week. Also, be sure to visit to view the 2014 Open Enrollment guides, review medical plan examples, and more.

For questions about Open Enrollment or your ’Canes Total Rewards, contact HR-Benefits at 305-284-3004 or complete the online form.

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