Learn about health care, other benefits at RiceFest April 11


Rice University faculty and staff are invited to learn more about university benefits at RiceFest April 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Grand Hall of Rice Memorial Center.

RiceFestEmployees can learn about health care and other benefits available to them and talk with benefit providers. Information also will be available about services and opportunities within the university as well as assistance provided by off-campus organizations. Staff from Human Resources will be available to answer questions regarding coverage and the open-enrollment process, which runs April 10-28. In addition to handouts and health screenings, employees can also enjoy free massages, promotional gifts and door prizes.

RiceFest is co-sponsored by Human Resources and the Staff Advisory Committee, which provides a venue for addressing issues of concern to faculty and staff and acts as a means of communication between the faculty and staff and the university administration.

Open enrollment for Rice University health and welfare benefits must be completed online via Esther by 5 p.m. April 28. Changes made during open enrollment will be effective July 1.

About Jennifer Evans

Jennifer Evans is a senior editor in the Rice's Office of Public Affairs.