Other Eligible Individual Benefits

Central Michigan University offers certain benefits to individuals enrolled as an “Other Eligible Individual” of benefit-eligible employees.  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.

Benefit-eligible employees 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 (Self-funded BCBS plan only)
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Other Eligible Individual Life Insurance Coverage
  • Child Life Insurance
  • Tuition Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Bereavement Leave – three (3) days
  • Family sick leave
  • SAC Membership
  • University Apartments

For more information please see:  Other Eligible Individual Program Description

Forms required to enroll:

Other Eligible Individual Designation Form

Status Change Form

Forms to end coverage:

Declaration of Termination of Other Individual and a Status Change Form​