Healthcare Enrollment: GAs, Fellows, Interns


Fall 2021

Healthcare Enrollment for New Graduate Assistants, Fellows, and Interns

New Appointments:

Newly appointed Graduate Assistants and eligible Graduate Interns/Fellows have 31 days from their start date to enroll in or waive healthcare coverage through the Connecticut Partnership Plan. For those who enroll, coverage is effective September 1, 2021. Proof documentation (e.g., marriage certificate and/or long-form birth certificate) is necessary for any enrollment including a spouse or dependent child.

Late Enrollees:

Late enrollees are eligible participants who do not make an election within 31 days of their start date. Late enrollees may enroll in coverage, effective September 1st, 2022, during the next GA Open Enrollment Period (August 2022), or within 31 days after experiencing a qualifying Life Event that allows for mid-year enrollment, such as loss of coverage through another source.

Continuing Appointments:

Continuing Graduate Assistants, Graduate Interns, and Graduate Fellows who are enrolled in the Connecticut Partnership Plan do not need to take action; coverage will continue with current elections. Plan changes may be made during the annual GA Open Enrollment Period in August 2022 or within 31 days following a qualifying Life Event.

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For more information, contact: Benefits & HR Services within the Department of Human Resources at or 860-486-3034