Cal Poly Pomona

When Can I Enroll in Benefits?

Initial 60-Day Enrollment Period

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If you are a benefits eligible employee, you have 60 days from the date of your qualifying appointment to sign-up/enroll in benefits--this is called your "initial enrollment period."

If you do not enroll within the initial sixty (60) day timeframe, you may delay the effective date of medical coverage for a minimum of ninety (90) days after completing the appropriate document(s) with Benefit Services.

Enrollment Outside the Initial Enrollment Period

If you do not enroll during your initial enrollment period, you may be eligible to enroll during one of the following:

Once an employee has acquired eligibility and has enrolled in a plan, he/she may continue enrollment during subsequent continuous appointments of at least half-time regardless of the duration of the new appointment.