Benefits

What is an FSA?

FSA stands for Flexible Spending Account: An FSA allows you to pay predictable, eligible expenses with pre-tax dollars, lowering your taxable income and saving you money.

2019 Oct 23

2020 Benefits Open Enrollment

Wed Oct 23 (All day) to Wed Nov 6 (All day)

Location: 

Online
This is your annual opportunity to review your benefits options and choose the ones that best meet your needs and those of your family. Open Enrollment packages will be mailed to homes in mid-October and additional information will be available online this fall.
2019 Oct 24

2020 Open Enrollment Benefits Fair - Longwood Campus

2:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

TMEC Atrium, 260 Longwood Ave, Boston MA

From medical plans to flexible spending accounts to insurance, learn more about your benefit options when you attend one of our Benefits Fairs. Don’t miss out on your once-a-year opportunity to review and change your annual benefit elections. Stop by for special giveaways, raffle prizes, and more!

Learn about, compare, and select coverage for:

•    Medical
•    Dental
•    Vision Care
•    Life Insurance
•    Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Identity Theft Protection
•...

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2019 Oct 22

2020 Open Enrollment Benefits Fair - Cambridge

11:00am to 2:00pm

Location: 

Smith Campus Center, 75 Mt. Auburn St, 2nd Floor

From medical plans to flexible spending accounts to insurance, learn more about your benefit options when you attend one of our Benefits Fairs. Don’t miss out on your once-a-year opportunity to review and change your annual benefit elections. Stop by for special giveaways, raffle prizes, and more!

Learn about, compare, and select coverage for:

•    Medical
•    Dental
•    Vision Care
•    Life Insurance
•    Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Identity Theft Protection
•...

Read more about 2020 Open Enrollment Benefits Fair - Cambridge
2019 Oct 21

2020 Open Enrollment Benefits Fair - HBS Publishing

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

HBS Publishing, 20 Guest St, Brighton MA

From medical plans to flexible spending accounts to insurance, learn more about your benefit options when you attend one of our Benefits Fairs. Don’t miss out on your once-a-year opportunity to review and change your annual benefit elections. Stop by for special giveaways, raffle prizes, and more!

Learn about, compare, and select coverage for:

•    Medical
•    Dental
•    Vision Care
•    Life Insurance
•    Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Identity Theft Protection
•...

Read more about 2020 Open Enrollment Benefits Fair - HBS Publishing
2019 Oct 16

2020 Open Enrollment Benefits Fair - HBS

11:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

HBS, Spangler Hall, Williams Room, Allston

From medical plans to flexible spending accounts to insurance, learn more about your benefit options when you attend one of our Benefits Fairs. Don’t miss out on your once-a-year opportunity to review and change your annual benefit elections. Stop by for special giveaways, raffle prizes, and more!

Learn about, compare, and select coverage for:

•    Medical
•    Dental
•    Vision Care
•    Life Insurance
•    Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Identity Theft Protection
•...

Read more about 2020 Open Enrollment Benefits Fair - HBS
2019 Jun 19

College Workshop: Paying the Tuition Bill

12:00pm to 12:45pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

HUECU will host a four-part workshop series for Harvard University employees around undergraduate college planning. Join us for 45 minutes during your lunch break in Room 406, 114 Mount Auburn Street.

Part IV: Paying the Tuition Bill. The fall tuition bill will be due soon! Learn about various payment options and strategies to help you make the best financial decision for you and your family.

To register: Join us in-person or from your desk.
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2019 Jun 05

College Workshop: Beyond the FAFSA

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

HUECU will host a four-part workshop series for Harvard University employees around undergraduate college planning. Join us for 45 minutes during your lunch break in Room 406, 114 Mount Auburn Street.

Part III: Learn how to complete the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE® and other institutional form, tips to ensure a quick financial aid process and the differences between FAFSA and CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE®.

To register: Join us in-person or from your desk.
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2019 Jun 05

College Workshop: Applying for Financial Aid

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

HUECU will host a four-part workshop series for Harvard University employees around undergraduate college planning. Join us for 45 minutes during your lunch break in Room 406, 114 Mount Auburn Street.

Part II: Learn the basics of applying for financial aid. This workshop will be co-hosted with Harvard College.

To register: Join us in-person or from your desk.
In-Person...

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2019 Jun 03

College Workshop: College Planning Roadmap

12:00pm to 12:45pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

HUECU will host a four-part workshop series for Harvard University employees around undergraduate college planning. Join us for 45 minutes during your lunch break in Room 406, 114 Mount Auburn Street.

Part I: Creating a College-Planning Roadmap. Application process? Entrance exams? Visits and tours? Costs? Not sure where to start? We’ll breakdown the college process and steps to take throughout.

To register: Join us in-person or from your desk.
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2019 Apr 01

Deadline for spending 2018 FSA funds

(All day)

If you have a Health Care and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account for 2017, all funds must be spent by March 15, 2018. Any unused funds will be forfeited. The deadline to submit 2017 FSA claims to Benefits Strategies is March 31, 2018.

Learn more.

2019 Apr 01

Deadline for spending 2018 FSA funds

(All day)

If you have a Health Care and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account for 2018, all funds must be spent by March 15, 2019. Any unused funds will be forfeited. The deadline to submit 2018 FSA claims to Benefits Strategies is April 1, 2019.

Learn more.

2019 Mar 31

2018 Fitness Reimbursement and Bike Commuter Benefit Deadlines

(All day)

If you belonged to a health club or gym for at least four months during 2018 and are enrolled in either HUGHP or Harvard Pilgrim, you may be eligible for partial reimbursement of your health club membership fees. Both HUGHP and Harvard Pilgrim offer a Fitness Reimbursement Program that will reimburse you for up to $150 in membership fees for qualifying health clubs and gyms. You can apply by submitting your insurer’s Fitness Reimbursement Form. Learn more about each insurer’s program: (1) HUGHP...

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2019 Apr 01

2018 Healthcare Reimbursement Program Deadline

(All day)

This program provides financial assistance for faculty and nonunion staff who earn up to $110,000 annually, and are faced with high medical costs.  Reimbursement is for in-network, out-of-pocket expenses above specific thresholds. Employees must be enrolled in a Harvard sponsored HMO, POS, or PPO plan. You may apply for reimbursement by completing the Reimbursement Program form and submitting supporting documentation and receipts. Learn more here.

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