Benefits 101

The session provides new WRS employees at UW-Madison with benefit plan information, including:

– How to enroll in new employee benefits
– What is the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS)?
– State Group Health plan options (what insurance will cost you, how it will work)
– Income Continuation Insurance (ICI), a type of disability insurance
– Brief overviews of supplemental plans (dental, vision, life and accident insurance, flexible spending and the 403b and 457b retirement plans)

Most benefits have 30-day enrollment deadlines, so plan to attend within the first 30 days of employment. If you are unable to attend a Benefits 101 within your first 30 days of employment, please review:

– YouTube video of Benefits 101 presentation
– Most new employees can enroll in insurance plans online using Self-service (eBenefits)
– Informational brochures and application forms

If you register for an online live session: information on how to join will be emailed to you before the session.
If you register for an in-person session: please note the location at time of sign up.

Contact Info:
Any questions regarding this event, registration or cancellations can be directed to the UW-Madison Benefits Services.
Benefits Forms and Publications can be found at:
In person, Online

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