• Darnall Hall

    Darnall Hall

    Benefits and Payroll Service is now located in M-31 Darnall Hall. Around the corner from Student Health and next door to IDEAA.

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  • Fall walking challenge

    Fall walking challenge

    Join the next GUWellness Challenge! The Walk America challenge will begin in September.

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  • New Hires

    New Hires

    Welcome to Georgetown! Newly hired benefits-eligible faculty, staff, and AAPs must attend a Benefits Orientation session prior to enrolling in benefits through GMS. Register to attend and leran when coverage will take effect.

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  • Back to school child care

    Back to school child care

    As the summer winds down and you start to ponder your fall child care routine, check out the benefits available to you through Bright Horizons CareAdvantage.

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  • Wellness Coaching

    Wellness Coaching

    Wellness Coaching from Health Advocate gives eligible employees and their families unlimited access to a Personal Wellness Coach. Your coach can help you set specific goals to get fit, lose weight or better manage a chronic condition and help you stay motivated! Ready to take charge of your health and wellness? Give Health Advocate a call at 866-695-8622 or go online today.

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  • Where's my Delta Dental ID Card?

    Where's my Delta Dental ID Card?

    If you’ve been looking for your Delta Dental PPO ID card, we have good news for you: You don’t need one! Find out how to access care using your smartphone and on the web.

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  • Eldercare Services

    Eldercare Services

    Care for those who have cared for you with elder care services through Years Ahead. As a benefits eligible employee of Georgetown, your membership is free.

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Congratulations to the Village People! Winning team of the Choose to Move Challenge

This 18-member team averaged 3671.44 minutes over the course of the six week challenge. That’s 61 hours and 12 minutes, or an average of 612 minutes moved by each team member each week! No wonder they are looking so strong and fit!

Congratulations to Pim Thukral, Naresh Mutala, Chris Patterson, Marjorie Boursiquot, Julie Cross, Keysha Payton, Willem Roos, Sheila Thompson, Shelton Bellamy, Mary Schmiedel, Jon Hendrix, Moore Mbugua, LaKecia Miller, Caroline Kariemu-Brazell, Henry Stephens, Claudette Richardson, Linda Buckley and Geneva Thorne.


DC Wage Theft Prevention Act Notice

You may have noticed a request in your GMS Inbox asking you to validate and acknowledge your pay and employment. The new DC Wage Theft Prevention Act requires employers to provide you with certain information regarding your wages. Please review the information, click the box next to I Acknowledge, and click Submit.

2014/15 Benefit Resources

Hiring? Be aware of when benefits take effect!

You should know by now that, effective January 1, 2014, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, voluntary and supplemental life insurance benefits for those hired into a benefits-eligible position take effect on the first of the month following their date of hire, or eligibility, date. The only exception to this would be if an employee is hired on the first of the month, in those cases benefits would go into effect on that date. This applies to electable benefits only (the benefits you sign up for in GMS when you first become eligible or during open enrollment). Basic life insurance, basic AD&D, short term disability, long term disability, and retirement are effective on date of hire eligibility.

Need help?

Contact the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits at:


New Employees should attend a Benefits Orientation session prior to making benefits selections in GMS. Orientations are held every Tuesday at 9 am on the Ground Floor of Healy Hall. Visit the New Employees section of our website for more information and to register.

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Our Commitment to You: Choice, Access, Service

The Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits (OFSB) is a service-oriented team that provides the global Georgetown community and their families with benefits. We uphold the mission of Georgetown University by promoting a productive workforce, offering varied benefits choices, easy access to information, and excellent service in order to meet the individual needs of our community. By doing this, we believe in serving the whole person.
We will strive to: 

  • Maintain, create and enhance benefit plans that serve our community
  • Empower staff and faculty by seeking their input and honoring their needs
  • Deliver our programs with the highest level of service, fiscal responsibility and compliance using best practices
  • Educate our community about how to maximize benefits
  • Provide benefits that deliver physical, mental and financial wellness
  • Ensure delivery of quality benefits