Benefits & Worklife

Get Ready to Enroll in Your JHU Benefits

2024 annual enrollment begins October 11 and continues through October 31, 2023. Take advantage of this once-a-year opportunity to learn what’s new, review your options, and select your benefits for the year ahead.

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At JHU, your benefits go far beyond health insurance and paid time off – and far beyond the workplace.

From health insurance to wellness programs to tuition assistance and more, our offerings are designed to help faculty and staff pursue productive and fulfilling professional and personal lives.

Save these important dates

  • Annual Benefits Enrollment will be October 11-31, 2023
  • In-Person Benefits Fairs are back!  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • East Baltimore (Turner Concourse) –  October 10
    • Homewood (Glass Pavilion) – October 11
  • Several Town Halls will be held between October 3 and October 27. View the schedule and register here.
  • Click here to view the FAQ About the Health Plans Transition. You can also watch a webinar to learn more about why we made these changes.

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

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Retirement Plans Enrollment

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


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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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Well-Being 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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Employee Assistance Program
Helps you through all of life’s moments—from the most mundane to the most challenging.
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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Live Near Your Work
Thinking of buying a home in Baltimore City? Get a grant to help with your down payment and closing costs.
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.
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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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Community Engagement
Find your opportunity to connect with and give back to the community through service and charitable opportunities.
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Find links to benefits forms, provider contacts, summary plan descriptions, and more.