This year, enrollment will be required for the following benefits for 2022:

  • flexible spending account (FSA)
  • health savings account (HSA)
  • recertify your tobacco-free status to begin or continue the Tobacco-Free Premium Discount for 2022
  • reverify your spouse's eligibility to be covered on our plan if your spouse had an employment change in 2021

With the exception of the benefits listed above, if no other changes are made during benefits open enrollment, your 2021 elections will continue in 2022 for the following benefits:

  • medical/prescription
  • dental
  • voluntary life, voluntary short-term disability, vision, critical illness, accident insurance, and hospital indemnity


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If you do not take any action during Open Enrollment, you will lose your Tobacco-Free Premium Discount beginning January 1, 2022. This is a substantial benefit/cost savings offered to all Ball State University employees who are, and remain, tobacco-free.

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Current Employees

Medical Plans

Prescription Plans

Dental Plans

Life Insurance

Voluntary Benefits


Meeting Type Date Time Location
Open Enrollment Video Presentation 

Online – view on demand

Tuesday, October 26  – Thursday, November 11 8:00 a.m. Link available at
Open Enrollment Presentation Wednesday, October 27 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Student Center, Forum Room
Meet and Greet with Benefits Staff Monday, November 1 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Service and Stores Building, SV
Open Enrollment Presentation – Zoom Tuesday, November 2 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Zoom - Online
Meet and Greet with Benefits Staff Friday, November 5 10:00 a.m. – noon Atrium
Open Enrollment Presentation – Zoom
Monday, November 8 9:00 a.m.  – 11:00 a.m. Zoom - Online
Masks and social distancing are required at all in-person events. The Open Enrollment presentation is recorded and can be viewed on our website on demand. We are also offering the same presentation via Zoom on Tuesday, November 2 and Monday, November 8.