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  • Reporting to HRS

Action: Report Termination to HRS.
    Forms » Termination Form (completed by employer)

  • Insurance

Action: Medical/dental/vision coverage ends on last day of month worked.
Life insurance/ Long Term Disability/AD&D end on last day worked.

  • COBRA offered:

Action: COBRA plan offered within 2 weeks of notification; 60-day window of opportunity to make election. Coverage will begin on first of month following cancellation of coverage. Self pay premiums for up to 18 months.
    Forms » COBRA Rates

  • Life Insurance continuation offered:

Action: Within 31 days of termination of insurance. Consult Benefits Specialist
    Forms »
UNUM Group Life Portability Rates
UNUM Life Insurance Election of Portability Coverage (In office pick-up)
  • Retirement

Action: To exercise plan withdrawls or rollovers.
TRS: contact TRS for the appropriate form at 406-444-3134.
PERS: form available in HRS or contact PERS toll-free 877-275-7372.
TIAA-CREF: contact TIAA-CREF for form toll free 800-842-2009.
  • Optional Health Care Reimbursement Account:

Action: Departing employee can either: 1) complete full contribution for the fiscal year and spend contributions until end of fiscal year; OR 2) Cease contributions at last paycheck and spend contributions until last day of employment.
View account balances.
    Forms » Medical Care Expense Claim Form

  • Optional Dependent Care Reimbursement Account:

Action: Consult Benefits Specialist


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