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Benefits Enrollment for 2018 is Closed

Norman employees visit for more information. HSC employees visit for more information. 

New Electronic Freeze Form (Norman Programs)
As of July 1, Norman departments can use the electronic freeze form to submit a hiring freeze exemption form. Paper forms will be accepted until January 2018, but the electronic version is the preferred form. Note: For the best experience with the electronic form, use Chrome as your browser.

Deadline on Hold for Overtime Eligibility Rule
The updated federal overtime rule, which was scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016, has been delayed because a federal judge put a hold on the deadline while the regulation is further reviewed. Learn how this affects OU here.

Holiday Breaks

Thanksgiving Break 2017: November 23, 24, 2017

Winter Break 2017: December 22, 25, 26, 27, 28*, 29*, 2017 and January 1, 2018

*Thursday, December 28, 2017, and Friday, December 29, 2017, are not paid holidays. Eligible employees must use compensatory time or paid leave if available, or take leave without pay.

Read more about Holidays for a full description of closure and eligibility.


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Affordable Care Act - Managers

If university managers receive ACA documents on behalf of an employee that ask for plan verification, please forward them to the HR Benefits office on your campus.