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Georgetown University offers a variety of medical, dental and vision insurance plans. Choose a plan to fits your needs and your budget.

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Retirement Savings

The time to start saving for your retirement is now. Explore the plans and resources available to you.

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Tuition Assistance

Eligible employees and their children may receive tuition benefits at Georgetown University or other accredited institutions of higher education.

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2020 Medical, Dental, Vision Premium Cost

You can now view costs of the 2020 health plan insurance options.

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2020 Interactive Benefits Guide

This interactive, online booklet provides you with information about the benefits offered by Georgetown University to eligible faculty and staff.

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One-on-One Benefits Assistance

Need help making your elections in GMS? Have questions about medical plan options or other benefits? You can sign up for a 20 minute session with one of our benefits specialists. Whether by phone, Zoom or in-person, we look forward to answering your questions. Sign Up. (new window)

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.

Telehealth and Virtual Visits

April 1st, 2020

Register for your health plan’s telehealth services now so you can schedule a video visit when you need it. Click on your health insurer below for …

Form 1095 and the ACA

February 28th, 2020

Paper copies of the IRS Form 1095-C have been mailed. You may also access your form in GMS. Once logged in, go to Benefits, then My ACA Forms. Wh…

Annual 403(b) Notices

November 7th, 2019

Required disclosure information for 403(b) Each year, Georgetown University works with Fidelity Investments to provide all those enrolled or eligi…

Tobacco Cessation Support

September 17th, 2019

If you need support, you’ve come to the right place. Here are a number of resources to assist you in the “how” of quitting. Whether you prefer to tackle it on your own, with a coach, seek out a group, explore tobacco-cessation prescriptions, you’ll find information here.


August 22nd, 2019

Register for Benefits Orientation, book club, qigong or one of our many other GUWellness programs. Visit …

Benefit Resources

Make your Benefit elections on the go with GU Mobile!

Georgetown’s Mobile app is the University’s platform for delivering mobile services to it’s students, faculty and staff. In addition to checking when the next GUTS bus will arrive, perusing the University’s events calendar and checking on menus for on-campus dining; you can now connect directly to Benefits information and GMS. Get more information and download the App today!

Hiring? Be aware of when benefits take effect!

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 certain retirement benefits are effective on date of hire eligibility.


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.

Need help?

Contact the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits at:

(202) 687-2500

New Employees are encouraged to attend either New Employee Orientation (NEO) or a stand-alone Benefits Orientation session prior to making benefits selections in GMS. Benefit Orientations are held regularly via Zoom (see event calendar below). Visit the New Employees section of our website for more information and to register.

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