Annual Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment for 2016 has now closed.


Dear George Washington University Community,

Welcome to the 2016 Benefits Open Enrollment season! Open Enrollment begins on October 1 and closes October 30, 2015. The Open Enrollment period is your once a year opportunity to review the various benefits the university offers and to change your benefit selections for the upcoming year. You can add or remove benefits, dependents, amounts of insurance, and more. Any changes requested to your health and welfare plans after the open enrollment period will require a Qualified Life Event (QLE) such as changes in marital status, birth, spouse’s work status or coverage, etc. 

Please select your employee group from the navigation bar on the left to review tools and resources available including benefit guides, contribution information and enrollment instructions for 2016 Open Enrollment.  

Become a healthcare Consumer!  Being an informed consumer is the best way to get the care you need and the most value from your GW Benefits! Check out these tips to learn more!
Benefits Fairs and education events - Participate in the various in person and online events that will be held across campus to learn more about how to make informed healthcare choices and maximize your benefits. Mark your calendars and join us!

Making the most of your health care - Learn more about all that UnitedHealthcare offers you as a GW member!  If you participate in one of GW's health insurance plans, you have access to an amazing host of health programs and resources– from supporting your everyday wellness efforts to helping you deal with a major illness.

Mobile health resources - GW’s benefits’ providers offer you an amazing host of health and wellness apps and websites to help you make healthy decisions whether you’re at home or on the go. 

The GW HealthAdvocate Program is an independent healthcare advocacy and assistance company that offers individuals and their families personalized, expert help to navigate the healthcare and insurance systems to save time and money. Need help choosing a medical plan? Not sure what to ask your doctor? Get answers to these questions and more by calling Health Advocate today!