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New Employees

Get Started - Benefits Enrollment for New Employees

Enroll Online Through EBenefits

To enroll, go to www.ebenefits.com/purdue. You will need your Purdue University ID number (PUID) to log on to EBenefits for the first time.

Decisions You Need to Make Now

Medical: Learn about the plans and choose an option

Employees who do not enroll for medical coverage during their initial open enrollment period will have no medical coverage through Purdue.

The next opportunity to enroll in a Purdue medical plan will be during the annual benefits enrollment in the fall.

Flexible Spending Accounts

Disability Coverage

Life and Accident Plans


Voluntary Benefit Options

  • Voluntary Benefits for Dental, Accident, Critical Illness, Legal Services and Universal Life

Additional Benefits: No Decision Required

Always Open: Benefits You May Select at Any Time

Resources for Enrollment and Beyond


  • Call the Human Resources Service Center at 49-42222 or call your regional campus Human Resources Office for assistance with benefits.
  • Learn about dependent eligibility. (Includes link to information on how to verify your dependents are eligible to be covered on your benefits)


  • Go to myCigna.com to find network providers, view the status of your claims and much more, once you receive your insurance cards.
  • Go to Castlight health care shopping tool once you receive your insurance cards.
  • View employee contribution rates for 2013 medical plans.
  • Call the Cigna help line at 800-767-7141.


  • Visit the Express Scripts web site to see if your brand-name drug is on the Medco formulary and if your retail pharmacy is part of the Medco network.
  • View the Medco formulary.
  • Call the Medco member service line at 877-845-2795.

Flexible Spending Accounts:

Medical Benefit Plan Summaries