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A Major Life Event like retirement, marriage, or termination of employment means you are at an important point where reviewing and changing your benefits package options outside of the standard "Open Enrollment" period is possible.

The menu below will lead you in a step-by-step process directly to resources including:

  • Options for managing your benefits.
  • Forms specifically tailored to the particular Major Life Event.
  • Descriptions on how to make changes to your employee profile.

     Address Change      Leaving University Employment
     Adoption      Leave of Absence
     Call to Duty      Marriage
     Death of a Dependent      Name Change
     Death of an Employee      New Baby
     Declaration Adult Dependent      Retirement: TRS
     Dependent - Age 19      Retirement: MPERA
     Dependent - Age 26      Retirement: TIAA-CREF
     Divorce/Legal Separation      Serious Illness - Employee
     Family Member Insurance Loss      Serious Illness - Family
     Job Change (to less than 1/2 time)      Work-Related Injury


We've got the answers to your questions concerning, Insurance Group Numbers, Care Provider Networks, Coverage ID Cards, and more. Please visit the Quick Questions site.

For additional information or assistance regarding all benefits, please contact:

Rita Garland
Benefits Services
406.243.6095 FAX

Human Resource Services

Emma B. Lommasson Center
Room 252

The University of Montana

Missoula, MT 59812

Phone: 406-243-6766

Fax: 406-243-6095