Benefits open enrollment ends at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20

University employees are reminded that 2021 benefits open enrollment ends at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20. The following resources are available to help University benefits-eligible employees decide which benefits options are best for them:

Benefits Mentor

Benefits-eligible employees can utilize the Benefits Mentor, a tool designed to help determine which health care plan may be the best for them and their families.

Live and On-Demand Presentations

There is still time to attend one of our live online presentations. The benefits team, along with representatives from Aetna and CVS Caremark, will be available to answer any of your questions. For the health and safety of employees, all presentations will be conducted via Zoom. For the full meeting schedule, visit For employees who may be unable to attend a live presentation, an on-demand version is available on the HR website.


To provide a central location for information related to the 2021 Benefits Open Enrollment, Penn State Human Resources has provided a dedicated section of their website, as well as knowledge base articles in WorkLion.

If you haven't done so, please visit Workday to complete your 2021 benefits open enrollment.

Last Updated November 16, 2020