As a new employee at Rutgers, you are afforded a generous benefits package.  In order to take advantage of these benefits, you must enroll in specific programs.

Dental Plans

Direct Deposit

For Employees in a Rutgers Position

For Employees in a Legacy UMDNJ Position

  • Complete Direct Deposit online

Medical Plans

Returning Health Insurance Applications

Health insurance enrollment applications must be returned to University Human Resources or to the person in your department that administers HR and payroll matters.

To forward your applications and supporting documentation to UHR:

  • Email: Scan and email documentation benefits@hr.rutgers.edu
  • Fax: You may fax applications to (732) 932-6208, please call Benefits Administration at 848-932-3990 to confirm fax transmittal
  • Intercampus Mail: University Human Resources – ASB II – Cook Campus, Attn: Benefits Enrollment
  • Postal Mail: You can mail your applications to – 

University Human Resources (UHR)
57 U.S. Highway 1
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-8554
Attn:  Benefits Enrollment

  • Walk-In: You can hand deliver your applications toUniversity Human Resources – ASB II – Cook Campus (57 U.S. Highway 1 New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901) or to your nearest HR Benefits office.

Legacy UMDNJ employees assigned to the Stratford Campus will be able to drop off their applications with the Rutgers-Camden HR Staff at Armitage Hall, Third Floor, 311 N. 5th Street, Room 354, Camden, NJ 08102.

Retirement Plans

Please note that your plan membership is determined by the state based on your job title and classification. If you are unsure as to which plan you should enroll, contact a Benefits Specialist at 848-932-3990 or Contact Benefits.

Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS)

Police and Firemen’s Retirement System (PFRS)

 Alternate Benefit Program (ABP)

  • Complete an ABP Enrollment Application
  • Complete an ABP Carrier Allocation/Salary Reduction Agreement
  • Obtain unique enrollment form from state-authorized investment carrier
    • TIAA
    • VOYA Financial
    • MetLife
    • Valic
    • Equitable
    • MassMutual
    • Prudential 
  • Return unique enrollment form directly to carrier
  • Return a copy of the investment carrier's unique enrollment form, ABP Enrollment Application, and the ABP Carrier Allocation form to your Human Resources department

Tax$ave

Commuter Tax$ave

  • Enroll by calling Payroll Services 848-445-2113

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Complete an Election Form
  • Mail or fax the completed election form to WageWorks (address and fax number on Section 1 of election form).

Premium Option Plan (POP)

  • To waive participation, complete POP Declination Form
  • Return the form to your Human Resources department

Voluntary Savings for Members of ABP

  • Complete Carrier Allocation/Salary Reduction Agreement
  • Obtain unique 403(b) Enrollment Form from state-authorized investment carrier (TIAA participants complete Group Supplemental Retirement Enrollment Form)
  • Return unique 403(b) Enrollment Form directly to carrier
  • Provide a copy of the unique 403(b) Enrollment Form, ABP Salary Reduction Agreement, and ABP Carrier Election and Allocation form to your Human Resources department

Voluntary Savings for Members of PERS and PFRS

Additional Contributions Tax Sheltered Program (ACTS)

  • Complete an Carrier Allocation/ Salary Reduction Agreement
  • Obtain unique 403(b) Enrollment Form from state-authorized investment carrier (TIAA participants should complete a Group Supplemental Retirement Enrollment Form)
  • Return unique 403(b) Enrollment Form directly to carrier
  • Return a copy of the unique 403(b) Enrollment Form, ACTS Salary Reduction Agreement, and ACTS Carrier Election and Allocation form to your Human Resources department

 Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust (SACT)

Voluntary Savings for all Pension Plan Members

Whether you participate in the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS), Alternate Benefit Program (ABP), or Police and Firemen's Retirement System (PFRS), you can also participate in New Jersey Employees Deferred Compensation Plan (NJSEDCP).