2021 VCU HR Virtual Benefits and Wellness Fair 

The 2021 Benefits and Wellness Fair will take place from May 3 through May 7.  The event will launch on May 3, 2021. For more information about the event, view the 2021 Virtual Benefits and Wellness Fair page.  

2021 Open Enrollment for Health Coverage and Flexible Spending Accounts 

Open Enrollment elections are accepted beginning May 3, 2021. Elections may be made online or by using an enrollment form. Online elections will be accepted by the state's EmployeeDirect website until May 17 at 11:59 p.m. Enrollment forms are available as an alternative enrollment method (see "Election Form and Instructions" below). If returned electronically, VCU HR must receive the form by close of business on Monday, May 17. If you use an enrollment form instead of EmployeeDirect, VCU HR must recieve your form by 5:00pm on May 17. Elections take effect on July 1, 2021 for the plan year that runs from July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022.

The following employees are eligible for Commonwealth of Virginia health coverage and flexible spending accounts:

  1. Part-time and full-time salaried University and Academic Professionals
  2. Part-time and full-time salaried regular faculty members
  3. Part-time and full-time salaried classified staff

Employees who use enrollment forms may return them electronically, by postal mail, or by depositing them in the drop box outside the HR Welcome Center at Lindsey House (Belvidere Street entrance). Please use one method only. 

Postal mail 

VCU Human Resources
Benefits Administration
Box 842511, 600 W. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284-2511

If you have questions after reviewing the resources below, attend a Zoom Q&A session (see "Information and Q&A sessions" below), request HR Support from https://go.vcu.edu/hrsupport, or email openenroll@vcu.edu.