A spouse personally losing insurance coverage, or for dependents, is a qualifying life event and allows 30-days (from the date of the event) for mid-year change or addition of benefits.


Please formally notify Employee Services of the change as directed below.

  • Contact HR
  • Provide an email from your spouse's employer or a Certificate of Creditable Coverage
  • Complete a Life Change Event Form
  • Make changes, or additions, to benefits within a 30-day window of the loss of coverage(see below)


Benefits to consider adding/updating and links to forms: 

**Needs updated links**

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Aflac-Flex Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)
  • Life Insurance
    • Supplemental Coverage Enrollment Form ($2,000 or $5,000)
    • Must also complete Evidence of Insurability (EOI) with Enrollment Form
    • Update Beneficiaries (most people list dependents as contingent beneficiaries)
  • Update Retirement Beneficiaries
    • NDPERS Retirement Employees click here
    • TIAA-CREF Retirement Employees update online or contact customer service at 1-800-842-2252