Employees appointed to a benefit-eligible position are eligible for Miami's benefits beginning the first of the month following their first day of employment/eligibility or immediately if the first day of work is the first day of the month.
Spouse Health Coverage
Required if you are covering a spouse under your health plan. Not required for dental and vsion coverage only.
Health Plan Waiver
Required when Miami's health plan is waived/declined.
Required by the IRS if you enroll in the high deductible health plan (HDHP). No money can be deposited into your HSA until this form is submitted and you are found eligible for the HSA.
Retirement Plan Election
Required when electing an alternative retirement plan (ARP). Must be submitted to the Benefits office within 31 days of hire.
If you do not enroll within the 31-day period, you will be enrolled in the following default plans.
If waiving/declining health coverage, you must complete the Health Plan Waiver to demonstrate coverage under another health plan or will be enrolled in the default health plan.
Health Coverage: PPO Plan single coverage; premiums will be deducted each pay beginning on the first pay of the month in which the benefits are effective. To determine the premium, please use the premium calculator.
Basic Life Insurance: coverage equal to 2x annual salary provided at no cost.
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance: coverage equal to 2x annual salary provided at no cost.
Long-Term Disability Insurance: provided at no cost.
During the annual open enrollment period (generally October each year), employees can change their elections. Current elections will continue to the next calendar year if open enrollment elections are not submitted, with the exception of the flexible spending accounts and the health savings account contribution. Employees must re-enroll in these plans each year.
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All New Employee Orientation sessions will be conducted on Mondays. Should Monday be a paid holiday, the session will be conducted on Tuesday of that week.
At this session, you will complete all necessary forms for payroll and benefits (if eligible) and will be introduced to miscellaneous University policies and procedures.
Individuals with prior Ohio Public Service may be eligible to transfer unused sick leave from their prior public employer to Miami University by submitting the request form for classified and unclassifed staff, or by contacting Academic Personnel Services at 513-529-6724 (for faculty and academic administrative).
The Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity requires online training. This training presents what every staff person should know about preventing Sexual Harassment and Discrimination.
If you do not successfully complete the training within 30 days after receiving the links to the training, your employment offer is withdrawn and your appointment is automatically terminated.