USU Human Resources

Employee Benefits

All questions about your Benefits can be directed to our Benefits Help Desk 435-797-0122

New Employee Benefits Information Click Here (Or click New Employee Benefits link on right hand navigation menu)


Employee Healthcare Plans

HealthSparq takes the guesswork out of health care shopping - find costs customized to you, read reviews and search for doctors. Visit HealthSparq onlinenow to login or creat an account. You may also call (866) 228-7001 to talk to a representative

Regence Representative will be on campus for one-on-one meetings in the HR building, from 11am-2pm on the dates listed below:

2015 Visits:

        Apr 23, May 7, 21, Jun 4, 21

        July 2, 16, 30, Aug 13, 27

        Sept 10, 24, Oct 8, 22, Nov 5, 19, Dec 3, 17

Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah -

Summary Plan Document (detailed medical benefits explained)

Dual Employed Medical Coverage Description

Dental Information

Overview Medical Insurance Plan Comparison  

Most preventative care is covered at 100% - see Preventative care list

PAR-Traditional Directory


If you have one of the qualifying life events You, Your Spouse and any eligible children may enroll for coverage within 30 days of that event. Events include: marriage, divorce, birth, adoption, placement for adoption, and loss of other coverage.

Complete the BCBS Enrollment form  if you are not currently enrolled in the Insurance.

Complete the BCBS Change Form if you are currently enrolled in the insurance and making a change to it. 

Turn in the completed form with a document verifying relationship (such as birth or marriage certificate) or event (divorce decree or loss of coverage letter). Also note that it is required to include all dependents social security numbers. 

To change your address with Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield please call HR Benefits Help Desk 435-797-0122

Healthcare inside and outside of Utah

Find a doctor in network using the PROVIDER SEARCH- type in the first three letters of your ID which is USB. You can search by zip code, city and state, and/or provider specialty.

For healthcare outside of the US:

BlueCard Worldwide Brochure


 Health Savings Account

                4 Keys to Understanding HSA's Info-graphic 

                Health Savings Accounts are available in conjunction with the 'Choice' High Deductible Health Plan

                Form to change monthly contribution to Health Savings Account

Saving For Your Future – Retirement

Utah Retirement Systems


Utah Retirement Systems Tier 1 Webinar  Updated December 2014

            Utah Retirement Systems Tier 2 Webinar  Updated December 2014 


Fidelity Investments

Your Supplemental Retirement Contributions can be started, changed or stopped by filling out one of the appropriate forms below:

                    Pre-Tax 401k and 403b FORM  

                        Pre-Tax 457b FORM

                        Post-Tax Roth 403b FORM


Retirement Counseling

Utah Retirement Systems (URS), TIAA-CREF and Fidelity all have representatives who come on campus to do one-on-one counseling.

Please call to schedule appointments:

Utah Retirement Systems 1-800-365-8772;

 +  Fidelity - Teo Ngatuvai - 800-813-1239 or

                   Fidelity Scheduled Visits: April 30th, May 27-partial day, May 28th-full day

+  Fidelity - Jarod - 800-813-1239

                   Fidelity Scheduled Visits:  April TBD

 + TIAA-CREF - Ryan Peterson 1-800-732-8353

                    TIAA Scheduled Visits: April 14,15,16


Anytime Benefits

Ability Assist - Employee Assistance Program (through the Hartford)

Beneficiary Assistance 

Travel Assistance 

Estate Guidance 

Health Advocate

Health Savings Account In conjunction with your High Deductible Health Plan


Voluntary Benefits (sign up for during open enrollment)

            ASI Flex Spending (learn more on page 22 in the new employee packet)    

Flex spending enrollment form

Flex spending benefits card enrollment form

Flex Spending Claims Form


              MetLaw Hyatt Legal

With MetLaw, the group legal plan made available by Hyatt Legal Plans, Inc., (a MetLife company), you have access to a network of attorneys on retainer for a low monthly premium paid via payroll deduction. The monthly premium is $21.25. You will have access to legal services and representation from local attorneys on a wide range of matters including wills and estate planning, financial matters, real estate, traffic offenses (DUI not included), and more. There are no co-pays or deductibles. For example you can have a local attorney prepare full estate planning documents for you and your spouse for $21.25 per month. Once enrolled you will be required to remain in the plan for the full benefit plan year (12 months). If you are enrolled your coverage will automatically renew each year unless you call during open enrollment to cancel. To enroll or learn more call 1-800-821-6400


            Zurich Accidental Death and Dismemberment

If you want to increase AD&D from the basic of 1x your annual salary and beyond what is available through The Hartford, then you can fill out the application for the Zurich. This election can only be made as a new hire and then every year during open enrollment. Coverage can be for employee only, employee and spouse/domestic partner, or employee plus spouse/domestic partner and children. Click here for more information.


Other Information and Resources

FMLA Rights and Responsibilities

ADA Presentation

Discounts Programs offered through the Alumni Office

USU Holidays

COBRA coverage 

Aggie Care

Sustainability Programs

Lactation/Mothers Rooms Available on Campus:

Fine Arts 129

Family Life 316

BNR 116

Merrill-Cazier Library 134 and 246

Ag Science 410

Distance Education 002