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Benefit Eligibility, Changes and Help

Wondering if you are eligible for Northwestern benefits? Need to make a change? Use these pages to navigate the process of enrolling in or changing your benefits.

Change your benefit elections

Employees can make changes to their benefit elections during Open Enrollment or when a family member experiences an IRS Qualifying Event — like adding a child to your family, getting married or position changes.

Eligibility for benefits

Learn about benefits and eligibility requirements for various types of employees, including staff, faculty, post- and pre-doctorial fellows, visiting scholars and faculty and more.

All Eligibility Information

Helpful resources

Access resources and files that include notices from care providers, annual report summaries and policies related to health insurance coverage.

All Notices, Summaries and Policies