Benefits & Worklife

Get Ready to Enroll in Benefits


2021 Annual Enrollment begins October 14 and continues through October 30, 2020.  Take advantage of this once-a-year opportunity to learn what’s new, re-visit your current elections, and review your options to be sure your choices still meet the needs of you and your family.

Be sure to visit our new virtual 2021 Benefits & Worklife Fair!

myChoices Annual Enrollment

In this unprecedented time of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to take a closer look at your offerings. JHU is committed to providing benefits and resources to protect you and your family, such as expanded health care and telemedicine benefits, wellness and other support programs. Learn all you can about your benefits with ALEX our interactive decision support tool and virtual benefits counselor. Click on the link below to make SMART benefit choices for the coming year.


2021 Annual Enrollment

myChoices Health & Life Enrollment

JHU’s myChoices Health & Life benefits portal allows you to enroll in health and life insurance or make changes to your benefits, either when you’re hired or have experienced a life event. You also can view your benefits at any time.

New Hires/Life Events

View My Benefits

myChoices Retirement Enrollment

Securing your future, even if your retirement is decades away, starts with a solid retirement savings strategy. Through JHU’s myChoices Retirement portal, you can enroll, view your current plan, make changes to your contribution, or otherwise manage your JHU retirement savings.


View/Change Your Elections

Learn More About Your Benefits:

Health & Life
Health & Life
Get the details on our extensive offerings of health and life insurance options for you and your family.
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Retirement Savings & Planning
Whether you’re just entering the workforce, about to retire, or already enjoying your post-work years, JHU has a variety of plans and programs to help.
Time Off
Time Off
View our holiday calendar, learn how sick and vacation days accrue, and get the details on our leave for new parents.
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Family and Caregiving Programs
Check out our family-focused programs—from adoption assistance, to help finding and paying for child care and elder care, and more.
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Wellness Programs
Sign up for a Zumba class, or get help quitting smoking or losing weight. We can even help you boost your financial health.
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mySupport Program
Our mySupport program helps you through all of life’s moments—from the most mundane to the most challenging.
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Community Engagement
Find your opportunity to connect with and give back to the community through service and charitable opportunities.
Tuition Assistance
Tuition Assistance
Learn more about tuition grants, reimbursement, and remission, which can help you—and your family—realize your dreams.
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Save money with discounts on everything from rental cars to sporting events to theme parks, and more.
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Live Near Your Work
Thinking of buying a home in Baltimore City? Get a grant to help with your down payment and closing costs.
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Find links to benefits forms, provider contacts, summary plan descriptions, and more.
Workshops & Webinars
Workshops & Webinars
Find a schedule of live personal enrichment webinars to support you in managing your life or to schedule a workshop for your next department event.