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Tobacco Free Institution

As previously announced, Coastal Carolina University will be a tobacco-free institution as of August 1, 2014.  For information about the policy and to view frequently asked questions, go to:  http://www.coastal.edu/livewell/tobacco-free/

Open Enrollment


Open Enrollment for benefits will begin October 1, 2014 and continue through October 31, 2014.

Below is a link to the 2014 Insurance Advantage which details the changes that may be made during Open Enrollment, as well as a video produced by the Public Employee Benefits Authority. (Hard copies of the 2014 Insurance Advantage publication will be received and distributed by the Office of Human Resources within the next two weeks.)

2014 Insurance Advantage:  http://www.eip.sc.gov/publications/2014_IA_Actives_Web.pdf?ts=-2093247735

2014 Open Enrollment Video: http://www.eip.sc.gov/ba/presentations//open_enrollment_2014/index.html 

INFORMATIONAL WEBINARS will be conducted on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, September 30th  3pm-4pm, HR Conference Room – Prudential Building
  • Wednesday, October 8th 3pm – 4 pm, HR Conference Room – Prudential Building
  • Thursday, October 9th 10 am – 11 am, HR Conference Room – Prudential Building

 To register for one of the webinars, please go to:  https://www.coastal.edu/hreo/workplace/traininganddevelopment/




During the open enrollment period of October 1 – 31, 2014, employees are encouraged to make changes via MyBenefits at https://mybenefits.sc.gov .

(INTERNET EXPLORER must be used to access the site)


Contact the Office of Human Resources to complete the necessary forms on or before October 31, 2014.  Contacts are: Dana Booth (dbooth@coastal.edu), Tim Ropposch (tropposc@coastal.edu), or Lori Cox (lcox1@coastal.edu) . Voicemail requests will not be accepted.

 Any changes made during Open Enrollment will go into effect January 1, 2015 with the first payroll deductions occurring on December 15, 2014.

 Participants in MoneyPlus Medical Spending and Dependent Care MUST re-enroll in order to continue participation for 2015.

 Now is a good time to review/update beneficiaries.

For assistance, you may contact one of the following individuals:

Dana Booth, 349-5085, dbooth@coastal.edu
Tim Ropposch, 349-4129, tropposc@coastal.edu
Lori Cox, 349-6496, Lcox1@coastal.edu