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Newly Married

If you have recently married, this is a qualifying life event that allows you to enroll your new same-sex or opposite-sex spouse, along with your new stepchild(ren), if applicable, to Yale's medical or dental providers. Effective date will be the first of the month following your marriage.

PLEASE NOTE: You can only enroll your new spouse in benefits in which you are currently enrolled.

You must add this qualifying life event within 30 days of the date of your marriage using the My Benefits website, which can be accessed through the University portal (www.yale.edu/portal). For instructions, please refer to the My Benefits: Adding a Life Event Quick Guide.

The following documentation is also required and must be submitted to Hewitt:

  • Legal marriage certificate

Submission instructions can be located on the My Benefits website when you add this qualifying event.

If you have any questions, please contact the Employee Service Center at 203-432-5552.