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For Individual & Family Life Insurance Coverage, if you are decreasing or canceling complete paper application and submit to Human Resources.

All other changes complete via self-service.

The Annual Benefits Enrollment (ABE) period for 2022
is closed.

  • If you need to make an appeal to changes, please view the appeal process information below.
Appeal and/or Rescind Process

Appeal Process

If there was an issue with making changes or electing enrollments, you may submit an appeal.

  • No action during ABE is not a basis for an appeal
  • Submitting an appeal does not guarantee approval
  • Effective dates for approved appeals will vary upon receipt of appeal

Deadline to Appeal – by 4:30pm date listed

  • January 31, 2022 deadline: Flex Spending Accounts (FSA) 
  • February 28, 2022 deadline: Dental (Preventative, Select, Select Plus), Vision, Accident Insurance
  • April 15, 2022 deadline: State Group Health with/without Uniform Dental, Health Insurance Opt-Out Incentive, Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • December 31, 2021 deadline: Rescind ABE elections – if approved, coverage in effect 12/31/2021 will be reinstated

Reasons Employees May File an Appeal

  • To enroll in or change plans or plan designs
  • To change from single to family or family to single coverage
  • To remove a dependent

How to Submit an Appeal

What's Changing for 2022

Informational Session Presentation – this provides details on the specifics for changes related to all insurances and providers as well as benefit fair sessions and how to obtain assistance with self-service. Go to the Informational Session Presentation section below for details.

View the UW System video highlighting the general changes for 2022 – A high-level overview that does not include specifics to provider changes or options for assistance at UWO. View the Informational Session Presentation for those details.

Learn All The Changes – Visit the UW System ABE webpage


Must Enroll in Every Year

  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Account
  • Health Opt-Out Incentive
  • Note: Parking and Transit is not available for UW employees if you are having parking deductions taken pre-tax from your paycheck.


If you have questions for the vendors, please visit the Virtual Benefits Fair Sessions section below.

  Phone:  (920) 424-1166

  Fax: (920) 424- 2021


Monday - Friday 7:45AM - 4:30PM

  Dempsey Hall 328
800 Algoma Blvd. 
Oshkosh, WI 54901