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Open Enrollment

During Open Enrollment employees may make changes to their State of Florida, UF Select, and GatorCare plans for the 2018 calendar year.

Review your options with

ALEX walks you through the process of picking your best benefits, and provides easy-to-understand explanations for any questions you might have along the way.  ALEX will reflect 2018 plan information beginning October 16th, so be sure to explore your options with ALEX.

Next, enroll or make your changes online

You can make changes and/or elections between Oct. 16 and Nov. 3 (by 6 p.m. EST). Wondering which system to use? Click here to see a breakdown of State of Florida and UF Select Plans.

Preparing for Open Enrollment

Read all Open Enrollment (OE) materials promptly and carefully. Watch for OE packets from PeopleFirst arriving by mail in mid-October, emails from UFHR Benefits, and UF at Work articles.

Review information on what’s new for 2018 state benefits here and on the PeopleFirst website.

Attend the Benefits & Wellness Fair on Thursday, October 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Champions Club at the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

This year’s fair is bigger and better than ever! Meet with benefits and retirement vendors and learn more about available plan options. Participate in wellness screenings and activities to be entered into a prize drawing.

Note:  Residents outside  Alachua County may attend a state benefit fair in their local area, however, UFSelect and GatorCare vendors will only be participating in the UF Fair in Gainesville.

Have your PeopleFirst user ID (PFID) ready if you are eligible for state plans and wish to make changes or enroll during OE.

To locate your PFID, login to the myUFL portal and navigate to: Main Menu > My Self Service > Benefits > PFID & Beneficiary Info.

Please note PeopleFirst passwords expire every 90 days. To reset, log onto the PeopleFirst website and follow “Forgot Password” instructions. For further assistance, call 1-866-663-4735.