What are the dates for 2017 Open Enrollment?

The annual Open Enrollment period for choosing your 2017 health benefits is Oct. 9-28, 2016.

Information about your benefit choices for 2017 is available online; you WILL NOT receive a printed booklet in the mail. Beginning Oct. 9, view the booklet online and make your elections at www.kent.edu/hr/benefits/2017-open-enrollment.

Come to the wellness fair and meet with representatives from the university’s various benefits providers for 2017. Find out more about the wellness resources available, including free health screenings and flu vaccines.

Wellness Fair dates for each Kent State location are listed below:


Tuesday, Sept. 27

9-11:30 a.m.


Wednesday, Sept. 28

9-11:30 a.m.


Thursday, Sept. 29

9-11:30 a.m.

East Liverpool

Tuesday, Oct. 4

9-11:30 a.m.


Wednesday, Oct. 5

9-11:30 a.m.

Regional Academic Center

Thursday, Oct. 6

9-11:30 a.m.


Thursday, Oct. 13

9-11:30 a.m.

College of Podiatric Medicine

Tuesday, Oct. 18

9-11:30 a.m.


Wednesday, Oct. 19

9 a.m.-3 p.m.


Thursday, Oct. 20

9-11:30 a.m.

For additional information, visit http://tinyurl.com/ksu2017oefair. Questions? Contact the University Benefits Office at 330-672-MYHR (6947) or benefits@kent.edu.