• 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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  • 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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  • Childcare Benefits

    Calling all parents: Are you ready for summer? Childcare benefits through the SelectPlus/Bright Horizons Care Advantage program gives Georgetown's benefits eligible employees access to pre-screened nannies, sitters, special needs care givers and more.

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  • 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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  • Individual Retirement & Finacial Planning Consultations

    The Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits is pleased to offer you the opportunity to meet individually with financial consultants from TIAA-CREF, Fidelity Investments, The Vanguard Group and MetLife in the North Gatehouse on the Main Campus. These popular sessions fill up quickly, schedule your appointment today!

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  • Featured Vendor

    Starting in January 2014, ConnectYourCare will be the new administrator of Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Dependent Care Accounts and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). All flexible spending claims should now be submitted to ConnectYourCare.

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  • 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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No CareFirst card?

There's an app for that! You don't need a physical ID card to seek services. Use the mobile app to get your member information on the go, or log in to the My Account section of CareFirst.com to print a verification of coverage. Don't know your member ID? That's okay too! You can register with My Account using your social security number, or call Member Services at 877-691-5856 to get it. 

Now Accepting Tuition Asssitance Applications

The new TAP Online Application system is now online! Click here to apply for your benefits. Please note you will now be required to provide both your employee GUID number and the student ID number of the student. Click here to see what's changed. Need a refresher on the basics? Learn more about the Tuition Assistance Program here.

Hiring in 2014?

You should know that, effective January 1, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and supplemental life insurance benefits for those hired into a benefits-eligible position will take effect on the first of the month following - or coinciding with - their date of hire or eligibility date. This change is for the 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 will remain effective on date of hire eligibility.

2014 Benefit Resources

Need help?

Contact the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits at:


New Employees should attend a Benefits Orienation 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.

The Aetna Open Choice PPO medical plan will no longer be offered in 2014. For more information, click here.

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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

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