Qualifying Life Events
Outside of the annual open enrollment period, employees are able to make changes to applicable benefits on Workday due to a qualifying life event within 30 days of the qualifying event date. For birth events, employees may make changes within 60 days of the qualifying event.
Listed below are qualifying life events that are allowed under IRS. You may click on each link, which will provide instructions as to how to update your benefit elections in Workday, resulting from a qualifying life event.
- Legal Adoption or placement of adoption
- Divorce/ Legal Separation
- Loss of Coverage
- Gains Other Coverage
- Death of a Dependent
- Court ordered change (The Benefits Office will reach out to the employee directly to complete enrollment)
Documentation of the qualifying event is required and must be submitted on Workday. Premium changes due to qualifying events will take effect the first of the month following the qualifying event date.
If you have any questions regarding qualifying life events, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.