Below are resources for benefits administrators to use when an employee experiences a family change and their benefits are affected. When notified of a life event, counsel the employee on all of their benefit options.

The death of an employee or their dependent requires special handling to ensure beneficiaries receive information needed to claim any benefits. Additionally, UW System Human Resources and UW-Shared Services, Service Operations require information to process any pay due and inform benefit vendors as needed. Visit the Death Processing web page on the UW-Shared Services, Service Operations website to access tools and resources available to assist institution human resources and benefits administrators with processing the death of an employee or dependent.  


Updated: 05/08/2024