Payroll and Employee Benifits

Payroll and Employee Benefits


News and Announcements:

The new online benefit enrollment platform is now OPEN for employees to complete their Open Enrollment elections!

Attention All Benefit-Eligible Employees - OPEN ENROLLMENT begins Friday, November 4, 2016 and runs through Wednesday, November 23, 2016. All benefit-eligible employees MUST elect and/or waive their coverages during this period for the 2017 Plan Year on our new online benefit enrollment platform. If you do not take any action during Open Enrollment you medical/prescription, dental and voluntary benefit coverages will CANCEL effective December 31, 2016.

To make your Open Enrollment elections, click here.

For more information regarding 2017 benefits, please check out our 2017 Open Enrollment page.

2017 Open Enrollment Decision Guides

Decision Guide for Active Employees

Decision Guide for Employees on a Long Term Leave

Decision Guide for Under Age 65 Retirees

Decision Guide for Over Age 65 Retirees

Active Employees Medical and Dental Rates

If you are an employee on a long-term leave of absence or are enrolled in the Under Age 65 Retiree High Deductible Health Plan, you may click here to complete your 2017 Tobacco-Free Affidavit electronically. This link is not for actively working employees.

Ball State Benefits Service Center 1-844-376-7039


Attention New Employees - Your new hire benefit enrollment will need to be completed via our new online benefit enrollment platform!

To enroll in benefits as a new hire, click here. You will use your Ball State credentials to log-in.

Benefit elections will be effective your date of hire. You have 31 calendar days from your date of hire to complete your enrollment.

Attention Kronos Users - Payroll has lots of new and exciting things going on with Kronos this summer:

  • 7/3/16 - Procedural change for Nonexempt Staff employees.
  • 8/4/16 - Go live with upgraded Kronos version 8.0 and new time clocks.

For more details, check out our Kronos page.


Vision Statement

The Office of Payroll and Employee Benefits works to provide professional, friendly, high quality, and accurate products and services to the Ball State University Community.

Mission Statement

The Office of Payroll and Employee Benefits is dedicated to meeting the needs of our customers and supporting the mission of the University. We do this by: Providing leadership and guidance in the implementation, interpretation and equitable administration of University policies and procedures, and Creating an environment of mutual respect through partnering with vendors, government entities, campus departments and other members of the Ball State community.


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