Benefits News and Events

Open Enrollment

Merit Staff

Merit Staff Open Enrollment for 2017 Benefits is now through November 18, 2016.

2017 Benefit Changes for Merit Staff

Open Enrollment Informational Meetings for Merit Staff

2017 Voluntary Vision Insurance Open Enrollment

The 2017 Voluntary Vision Insurance Open Enrollment is expected to be in late January-February. Check back for details.


IPERS is coming to an area near you to provide individual counseling sessions.

Pre-registration is needed to attend an individual appointment. Appointments are limited to 30 minutes.

To schedule an individual appointment, contact IPERS at 1-800-622-3849.

Individual Appointments are available:

October 24-27, 2016 at:

Homewood Suites by Hilton - Iowa River Landing
921 E. 2nd Avenue
Coralville, IA 52241

Financial Education Classes

Register for Financial Education classes by logging on to My Training located in Employee Self Service.

Saving Extra For Retirement

You can now start, stop, or change your contribution to a Voluntary Retirement Savings Account quickly and easily on Employee Self Service.

Benefits Office

Campus address
120 USB
U.S. mailing address
The University of Iowa
University Benefits Office
120 University Services Bldg.
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm