Decision Making Tools:
New Hire Orientation
Welcome to Kent State University! We are pleased that you are joining our talented, diverse faculty and staff that number nearly 5,000 at all eight campuses. In your new position you will be contributing to the university's mission, strategic goals, and helping to put excellence into action.
On this new hire benefit page, you will find valuable information and resources to help you make an informed decision when it comes to benefits for you and your family.
As you review your benefits information, keep in mind that there are deadlines to submit your elections. Use the "Helpful Checklist and Deadline Dates" below so that you can take full advantage of the great benefits Kent State has to offer.
The resources on the right hand side of the page can be used to assist in your decision making. The resources under Benefits and Wellness to the left can be used to find out more about various benefits information.
University Benefits can be contacted at 330-672-3107 or firstname.lastname@example.org. University Benefits is located in Heer Hall (across from the Ice Arena) 2nd Floor.
Helpful Checklist and Deadline DatesYou may select any form below to print or view.
Due DateDeltaCare Enrollment Form - DHMO
Yes, if elected
Flexible Spending Account for Health Care and/or Dependent Care
Flexible Spending Account Enrollment Form
Optional 30 days
Due DateAccidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance Enrollment Form
Yes 30 days
Voluntary Group Long-Term Disability Enrollment Form (optional)
Optional 60 days