CLICK HERE TO READ AN IMPORTANT UPDATE: FSA Processing and Deductions; Deadlines for Option Transfer

smiling family against blue sky; "Contract College Option Transfer, Dec. 18, 2018 - Jan. 18, 2019"


There are only certain changes you can make to your health plan coverage during the state-run Option Transfer period. 

In addition to the state-run Option Transfer period, Cornell also offers you the ability to enroll in Flexible Spending Accounts and add or change Legal Insurance.  See the information, including deadlines and processes below.

Consider the following questions as you decide on your elections for 2019. To make it even easier, we've created a Decision/Enrollment Guide  that will also help you along the way. Click below to get started.


#1 Health Plan

Do you want to keep your current medical coverage or are you considering a change? 
Do you need to change your current coverage level related to you and your dependents?
Deadline 4:30pm EST Friday, January 18, 2019

#2 Savings Accounts

Do you want to contribute to a Flexible Spending Account (FSA)?
Deadline 10am EST Friday, January 18, 2019

#3 Legal Insurance

Do you want to keep your current legal coverage or do you want to enroll for the first time?
Legal Insurance open enrollment for 2019 closed as of 12/31/18


We encourage you to use this Decision/Enrollment Guide .