Enroll or Change Benefits
You may enroll or change your benefits coverage with VMware if you fall under one of the respective categories:
- Open Enrollment for Existing Employee
- New Hires or Re-Hires
- Qualified Life Event
Open Enrollment occurs in winter each year with elections taking effect January 1st of the following year. Be sure to review the plans and plan changes and make your elections by logging into MyLife [VMware network access required].
If you are a new hire and wish to enroll your eligible dependents, you should update your benefits within 30 calendar days from the date of joining VMware. Eligibility for you and your legal dependents in to the core benefits plan begins as of your hire date or the date your status changes.
If you experience a qualified life event and want to add new eligible dependents, you should update your benefits within 60 calendar days from the date of birth or adoption of a child(ren), or within 30 calendar days from the date of marriage or newly domestic partnership.
If you are a regular full-time employee who works 40 or more scheduled hours per week, you are eligible to enroll in VMware benefit plans. Eligibility begins as of your hire date or the date your status changes. VMware offers benefit coverage for you and your legal dependents. Eligible dependents include:
- Your legal spouse or qualified domestic partner under 65 years of age
- Your dependent child(ren) up to age 18 or age 23 if they are full-time students
Changing Coverage Mid-Year
A qualified life event allows you to enroll or make changes to your core benefits plan. Until the annual enrollment window occurs, you are not eligible to opt for flex benefits plan. A qualified life event may include:
- Marriage or newly eligible domestic partner
- Divorce, legal separation, or dissolution of domestic partnership
- Birth or adoption of a child(ren)
- Death of your spouse/domestic partner, child(ren) or child(ren) of your domestic partner
If you experience a qualified life event, you have 60 calendar days from the date of the Birth or adoption of a child(ren) and 30 calendar days from the date of the rest of life events to update your benefits online via MyLife [VMware network access required].
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Last Updated: 1 Oct 2021, 7:25 AM