Other Eligible Individual Benefits

Effective October 31, 2008 for Regular Faculty

Effective October 1, 2008 for Staff and Fixed-Term Faculty (at least half-time):

Central Michigan University offers certain benefits to individuals enrolled as an “Other Eligible Individual” of benefits eligible regular faculty, staff and fixed-term faculty.  The OEI’s IRS dependent children are also eligible for coverage provided they meet the criteria that apply to a dependent child.  All benefits provided to an OEI or their dependent children are taxable to the employee.

Regular Faculty, Staff and Fixed-Term Faculty wishing to name an individual as an OEI must complete a Designation Form.   An OEI may be enrolled in CMU Choices benefits during the annual benefits Open Enrollment, upon the employee’s initial eligibility for benefits (as a new hire for example) or as a status change within 30 days if the qualifying OEI were to lose other coverage they had been enrolled in elsewhere.

  • Medical/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Other Eligible Individual Life Insurance Coverage
  • Child Life Insurance
  • Tuition Waiver
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Bereavement Leave – three (3) days
  • Family sick leave
  • SAC/CHIP Membership
  • University Apartments
  • Long-Term Care discounts

Forms required to enroll:

Other Eligible Individual Program Description & Designation Form

Status Change Form

Regular Faculty must also complete a  MESSA Group Applications Form and a   MESSA Affidavit of Other Qualified Adult Eligibility Form 

Declaration of Termination of Other Individual and a Status Change Form

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