University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee


Step Three Changing Your Benefits Programs due to a Life Event

If you experience a qualifying Life Event with certain changes in your family or employment status during the calendar year, you may be able make certain, corresponding benefit changes. Enrollment forms for eligible changes must be submitted within 30 days (for most) of that Life Event.


Family Status Changes 
How family changes (marriage, domestic partnership, birth, adoption, divorce, death…) affect your benefits 


Employment Changes 
How employment changes (retirement, termination, layoff, change in appointment, rehired annuitants…) affect your benefits