Upon the death of an employee the employees’ family should notify you of the death.  The following information should be provided to you:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Date of Death
  • Name and address of the surviving spouse/domestic partner
  • Name of the executor and/or the individual reporting the death and the relationship to the deceased
  • Funeral arrangements

You should provide this information to University Human Resources by calling 848-932-3020.  After receiving the information from the department, we will notify the insurance and retirement carriers.  We will also contact the family to coordinate the transition of the benefits.

You should also report the following information to the Office of the Secretary of the University by calling 732-932-5661.

  • Name of the deceased
  • Date of Death
  • Name and address of the surviving spouse/domestic partner
  • Name of the executor and/or the individual reporting the death and the relationship to the deceased
  • Funeral arrangements
  • Title and Unit of the deceased
  • Name and address of the surviving spouse/domestic partner

If the deceased was on payroll at the time of death, the employee’s Supervisor should submit a Termination request and attach an updated and completed Staff Absence Record form via Manager Self Service in the Human Capital Management (HCM) system.

You may also consult the UHR Death Life Event web page for information about death of a family member.