Enroll or Change Benefits

Enrolling in Benefits

You may enroll or change your benefits with VMware, based on the following:

Open Enrollment [1] occurs every fall with elections taking effect January 1st of the following year.

New hires, newly eligible employees, re-hires greater than 30 days, and employees experiencing a qualified life event have 30 days from their hire date or event to enroll or make changes. Employees who experience a birth or adoption [2] qualified life event have 60 days from the event to enroll or make changes.

Eligibility

If you are a regular full-time or part-time employee or paid intern who works 20 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:

Part-Time Eligibility

Regular part-time employees who work less than 20 scheduled hours per week are eligible to participate in the 401(k) savings plan. Eligibility for other programs and benefits is dependent on the number of hours worked per week:

Program/Benefit Eligibility
Medical [4], Dental [5], Vision [6], HSA [7], FSA [8], EAP [9], Life Insurance [10], AD&D [10], Disability [11] and Group Legal [12] Eligible for benefits if scheduled work week is at least 20 hours or greater.
401(k) Savings Plan [13] No minimum hour requirement.
Floating Holidays [14] Floating Holidays for Non-Exempt (hourly) employees are granted based upon month of hire and pro-rated during the year. No minimum hour requirement.
Holidays [15] No minimum hour requirement.
Jury Duty/Voting [16] No minimum hour requirement.
Sick Time [17] Sick Time days are granted based upon month of hire and pro-rated during the year. No minimum hour requirement.
Vacation Time [18] Exempt employees (salaried): Non-Accrued Vacation time (NAV).
Non-Exempt employees (hourly): Accrued Vacation time.
No minimum hour requirement.

Changing Coverage Mid-Year

A qualified life event allows you to make changes to your existing medical, dental, vision, health savings account, flexible spending account(s) and/or life insurance, consistent with the event. A qualified life event may include:

If you experience a qualified life event, you have 30 days from the date of the event to report it. Employees who experience a birth or adoption [2] qualified life event have 60 days from the event to enroll or make changes.