Graduate Staff Benefits

WEST LAFAYETTE CAMPUS ONLY: Graduate staff employed 0.50 FTE/half time/20 hours per week or more and graduate students with fellowships administered as assistantships are eligible for the University-subsidized graduate staff medical insurance plan and other benefits listed on this page.

2019 Graduate Staff Benefits Sessions

Date Time Location
January 15 2-3 p.m. ET STEW 214CD
January 22 12-1 p.m. ET STEW 214CD

Click here for a copy of the 2019 Spring (Jan-July) presentation from the above sessions.


Enrollment in your benefits is a two-step process.  It is important to complete the steps below as changes cannot be made outside of your new hire/newly eligible 30-day window without a qualifying life event until the next open enrollment in 2019.   See the Resources section near the bottom of this page for enrollment guides to both steps.

  1. Medical Insurance (includes standalone vision plan with VSP)
  2. Dental and other Voluntary Benefits
    • To enroll, go to the OneCampus Portal and click the Benefitfocus link (shown below)
    • Log in with your Purdue career account username and password
    • Note: A valid Social Security Number is required to be on file with our records before you can gain access to Benefitfocus.  Once we have that number, you will receive an email letting you know when you can log into Benefitfocus.


Medical Insurance

Prescription Drugs

Vision Insurance

Dental Insurance

Other Voluntary Benefits

 Retirement Plans

All students are eligible to enroll in Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans



Academic HealthPlans (AHP)

Registration, payment of premiums and enrollment in the graduate staff medical insurance plan


Human Resources – Benefits

Eligibility, Benefitfocus enrollment issues, benefits-related payroll deductions, as well as  information on the graduate staff medical insurance plan, graduate staff vision plan, voluntary retirement savings plans and dental and voluntary benefits


Student Insurance Office - Purdue Student Health Services (PUSH), 3rd Floor

Graduate staff medical insurance plan coverage, claims, international student requirements and waiver process, fellowship insurance

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