University of Illinois Logo University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois Chicago University of Illinois Springfield
Home Search Help
N E S S I E   Home >  

Direct Deposit

Earnings Statement




Salary Rates

Standard Titles

HR Forms
Human Resources

Qualifying Event/State Plan Changes

Select the type of change you want to make from the top left side menu or from the list below.

A qualifying event is a change in an employee's personal life that may impact their eligibility or dependent's eligibility for benefits. As defined in the IRS Irrevocability Rule, employees experiencing a qualifying event can change certain benefits for a specified time period.

When experiencing a qualifying event, employees have 60 days from the date of the event to submit a change in any State of Illinois plan. If the 60 days has passed, employees must wait until the next Benefit Choice period to make the change. Any changes made must be consistent with the qualifying event experienced.


Online State benefit plan enrollments and changes will be unavailable through NESSIE beginning on September 19, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. until September 30, 2016, when the new MyBenefits Marketplace online system will be available. If you need to enroll or make changes during this period, please contact University Payroll and Benefits (UPB).

Select your qualifying event below. Then click Continue or the Continue button.

Tell me about:

Eligible qualifying events
Effective dates of qualifying event changes
Changes that can be made without experiencing a qualifying event

Maintained by University Human Resources | Contact Information | Last Update: 19-September-2016 | ID: 20