For all of us, life is a continuing process of change. A major life event or change may affect your benefits at UAH. When one of the events mentioned below occurs in your life, you will need to review and possibly make changes to your current benefit elections. Marriage Divorce Birth Adoption Job Change Dependent Loss of Eligibility Death of a Dependent You must notify Human Resources within 31 days of the life event to change your current benefit election(s). If you do not make changes within the required time period, you must wait until the annual open enrollment period. Generally open enrollment is held in mid-October through mid-November and changes made during this time are effective January 1 of the following year. How To Make a Life Event Change Insurance coverage may begin on the date the life event change. Login to HR Connection (BenefitFocus) Click for instructions to login. Documentation of the life event change must be uploaded in HR Connection. Please see the list of life events and the documentation required below. Life EventDocumentation Required Marriage Marriage Certificate Divorce Final divorce decree with the file date and the judge's signature Birth of Child Birth Certificate and/or Hospital Verification of Birth Adoption Final adoption papers with the file date and the judge's signature Death Death Certificate Job Change Employment Status Change Letter or Termination Letter (This letter must indicate the date of the job change/termination as well as the date when your insurance coverage will end) Other Changes to Consider Life Insurance Beneficiary changes can be made at any time. University Provided Life and AD&D Insurance Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance HR Connection Teachers' Retirement Systems Beneficiary Change Form Form must be signed before a notary Please return completed form to HR Voluntary Retirement Plan (secure login required) TIAA-CREF Tax Forms Changes to your tax withholdings can be made at any time. You may view change your current withholding through Banner Self Service. For more information, please contact Payroll Services.