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Change in Marital Status

Eligibility for Medical and Dental Insurance

Marriage: You are eligible to enroll your spouse for medical and dental coverage on the first of the month following the date of your wedding.  To add your spouse to coverage, you will need a personalized enrollment form that you order from Benefits:  Request for Personalized Benefits Form.  You must return the completed form within 31 days following your marriage. If you have questions, please contact Joanna Smith or call (860) 486-3034.

Beneficiary Changes

Life Insurance
If you are enrolled and wish to change your beneficiary, you must request a form:

Basic Life Insurance through the State of Connecticut (Dearborn National):   request a personalized beneficiary change form from Benefits: Request for Personalized Life Insurance Beneficiary Form.  If you have questions, please contact Tony Velez or call (860) 486-0425.

Aetna Group Universal Life Insurance, contact Charles Dyson, College Benefits Group, at (860) 429-9000.

Voya Universal Life, contact Voya at (800) 842-8444.

Retirement
If you wish to change your beneficiary, complete a new form and send the original to Benefits at U5075. If you have questions, please contact Tony Velez or call (860) 486-0425.

Designation of Retirement System Tier-Plan-Beneficiary (CO-931h)
Prudential Beneficiary Designation (ARP, 403(b) and 457 participants)

Other Benefits
Review Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Additional Benefits in which you are enrolled and need to make changes, or not enrolled to determine if they may be of interest.

Update Personal Information
Self-Service users can view and update their personal information at any time by using the Self-service pages in our CORE-CT system.

  • Name
  • Work Address & Phone
  • Home Address & Phone
  • Emergency Contacts
  • Educational Degree
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Voluntary Identification of Disability Status

Tax Withholding
If you wish to change your tax withholding to reflect the change in your marital status and deductions go to Employee Self Service.

Direct Deposit
If you wish to change the account to which you are directly depositing your pay check go to Employee Self Service.

Employee Assistance Plan
If the change in your marital status is causing you problems on or off the job, call an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) representative for free confidential counseling and referral services. Information is available at the EAP website.