2019 Benefits Open Enrollment September 9 to October 4, 2019

Open Enrollment is a once-a-year opportunity to:

  • Change health plans

  • Add or drop coverage for yourself

  • Add or drop coverage for your dependents

  • Enroll or Re-enroll in flexible spending accounts (FSAs)

  • Enroll in voluntary products (AXA and AFLAC)

  • All changes become effective January 1, 2020

Start Here:

Please follow the Open Enrollment Brochure link applicable to your location:

2020 Open Enrollment Brochure: In California (Basic)

2020 Open Enrollment Brochure: Outside of California

Open Enrollment Webinar

Benefits Connect Login

To ensure that you are eligible for the plan you are selecting on Benefits Connect, we urge you to visit the CalPERS Health Plan Zip Code Search Tool or to read the 2020 Health Benefits Summary (link below): 

2020 CalPERS Health Benefits Summary

2020 CalPERS Open Enrollment Newsletter

Health Program Guide

Dental, Vision, Life (both employer provided and voluntary), and long-term disability and accidental death & dismemberment insurance will be provided by AXA in 2020. Summaries for each plan are available below.

AXA Dental Benefits Summary

AXA Vision Benefits Summary

AXA Life Insurance Summary

AXA Voluntary Group Term Life Insurance Summary

AXA Long-Term Disability Benefit Summary

Benefits Connect Navigation Instructions

AFLAC Services Information Summary


Please contact the Research Foundation Human Resources Team.