New Hire Benefits Overview

All new faculty and staff are encouraged to make their benefit elections as quickly as possible to ensure coverage goes into effect and identification cards arrive in a timely matter.

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Health, HSA & FSA

Health Plan Options, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account

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Dental, Life & LTD

Dental Plan, Basic Life, Additional Life, Dependent Life, Long-Term Disability

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Retirement & VEBA

403(b) Matched and Unmatched Plan, and Retirement Healthcare Savings Plan

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Voluntary Benefits

Vision, Dependent Care, Legal Services, Identity Theft Protection, Long-Term Care


Additional Benefits

Life Assistance Program, Learn to Live Mental Health Online Therapy Program



Summary Plan Description, Plan Document and HIPAA Notice Receipt 
Basic, Voluntary, and Dependent Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage 

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Election of Benefits (EOB) Form

If your hire date is between August 2 and August 16 you will complete this form online.

If your hire date is not in the timeframe mentioned, you will be sent a paper form to your St. Olaf email. You must:

  1. Print the form
  2. Provide an election in each box
  3. Sign and date
  4. Either scan or take a photo of the completed form and email it back to


Only complete these forms if your Election of Benefits (EOB) form was emailed to you.

* This form is required if you choose to limit your Basic Life Insurance to $50,000.