Benefits

12/19/17
Create, change or cancel your payroll contributions for your voluntary retirement savings plan(s) for 2018. The IRS has announced that the maximum calendar year contribution limits have increased for 2018.
12/14/17
The recently passed New York State Paid Family Leave (PFL) law presents some important changes for Research Foundation (RF) employees and their families. With the passing of the new law comes an important update on the Federal Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
11/15/17
Health insurance carriers announce changes for 2018. State employees can make allowed changes to health insurance through 12/15/17.  
11/7/17
Eligible Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU) employees can apply now for professional development funds for activity between July 2, 2016 and July 1, 2017 and for activity between July 2, 2017 and July 1, 2018.
11/1/17
Each November, enrollees in the NYS Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) may elect to participate or not participate in the Pre-Tax Contribution Program (PTCP) for the upcoming plan year. During November, current PTCP enrollees may also make changes to their coverage which impact the NYSHIP deduction for the upcoming plan year, without a qualifying event.
10/10/17
On November 3, 2017, individuals enrolled in the SUNY 403(b) Voluntary Savings Program and Optional Retirement Program (ORP) will now be able to manage their plans online through a new program called Retirement@Work.
10/4/17
Eligible state employees can enroll in the Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP) for 2018 to exchange accrued vacation and/or personal leave for credit toward their share of NY State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) premiums.
10/2/17
State employees can enroll in a 2018 Flexible Spending Account (FSA) from Monday, October 2, 2017 through midnight, Monday, November 6, 2017.
11/1/17
Each November, enrollees in the NYS Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) may elect to participate or not participate in the Pre-Tax Contribution Program (PTCP) for the upcoming plan year. During November, current PTCP enrollees may also make changes to their coverage which impact the NYSHIP deduction for the upcoming plan year, without a qualifying event.
10/10/17
On November 3, 2017, individuals enrolled in the SUNY 403(b) Voluntary Savings Program and Optional Retirement Program (ORP) will now be able to manage their plans online through a new program called Retirement@Work.
10/4/17
Eligible state employees can enroll in the Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP) for 2018 to exchange accrued vacation and/or personal leave for credit toward their share of NY State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) premiums.
10/2/17
State employees can enroll in a 2018 Flexible Spending Account (FSA) from Monday, October 2, 2017 through midnight, Monday, November 6, 2017.