University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Changing Your Benefits Selections Due to a Life Event

If you experience a qualifying "Life Event" you may be able make corresponding benefits changes. Qualifying life events are described in greater detail in the links below.

Important: In most cases, the forms for making benefits changes must be submitted within 30 days of the life event.

Qualifying Life Events:

1. Family status changes, such as marriage, domestic partnership, birth, adoption, divorce, death, etc., may affect your benefits.

UW System Family Change Information

2. Employment changes, such as retirement, termination, layoff, change in appointment, rehired annuitants, etc., may affect your benefits.

UW System Employment Change Information