News you need to know …

Call 211 for help for a variety of needs

United Way offers 211 to connect individuals to confidential, expert, caring help for a comprehensive list of resources and services – including help during the COVID-19 pandemic, help paying bills, mental health and more. Simply dial 211 to find the help you need. For more information, visit

Save the date: Open enrollment for 2022 benefits

Open enrollment is your annual opportunity to review benefit offerings and make choices – that best fit your needs and the needs of your family if applicable – for the upcoming year. Open enrollment for 2022 benefits will take place October 26 through November 9, 2021. To keep employees updated, once again communication efforts will begin early for 2022. Watch your email and Purdue Today for information. 

Added resources for employees

Over the last few years, Human Resources – Benefits has added resources to assist the Purdue community in conjunction with all of the Purdue health plans. They include:

  • – provides employees the ability to search and find affordable caregivers – for children, seniors and pets – along with other services such as tutoring, housekeeping and more.
  • ATI Physical Therapy – chosen as the provider of choice for physical therapy, ATI is a multi-faceted partnership offering hands-on, on-site and virtual care.
  • Rx Savings Solutions – provides transparency into prescription costs and options and offers personalized guidance for every member on a Purdue health plan to save money on prescription drugs.
  • Total Hip & Total Knee Joint Replacement Program – partnership with Franciscan Health provides a total package of quality, care and savings on hip and knee joint replacements. Employees receive personalized care, hassle-free travel, cash incentive and more.