Common Questions About Benefits

How soon after being hired do benefits go into effect?

If your date of hire is on the first day of the month, benefits will be effective on your date of hire.

If your date of hire is not on the first day of the month, benefits go into effect on the first day of the month following your date of hire.
 

Example:
Date of hire is July 1st; benefit effective date will be July 1st
Date of hire is July 13th; benefit effective date will be August 1st

If I have specific questions about my benefits, who should I contact?

Mark McLeod, Director of Compensation and Benefits

[P] (440) 775-5574 [E] Mark.McLeod@oberlin.edu

Marion Burnworth, Benefits Representative

[P] (440) 775-5571 [E] Marion.Burnworth@oberlin.edu

When is the Annual Open Enrollment period?

Open Enrollment for Oberlin College is held during the month of October. Any changes made will be effective January 1st of every calendar year.

Active employees, retirees and qualified dependents are encouraged to attend our Annual Benefits Fair held at the Hotel at Oberlin.

Will my insurance cover this?

If you have questions pertaining to a date of service prior to 12/31/2018, at midnight, contact Cigna at 1-800-244-6224 or MyCigna.com

If you have questions pertaining to a date of service 1/1/2019 or after, contact

Medical Mutual 1-800-586-4509 or My Health Plan

CVS Caremark 1-844-283-4674 or Caremark.com

Superior Dental 1-800-762-3159 or Superior Direct Connect

Where can I locate a list of providers?

Medical Mutual 1-800-586-4509 or My Health Plan

CVS Caremark 1-844-283-4674 or Caremark.com

Superior Dental 1-800-762-3159 or Superior Direct Connect