Employee Benefits

NEW! Critical Illness & Accident Insurance

Special Enrollment Period: February 1, 2020 - February 29, 2020 for coverage to be effective April 1, 2020

​​​​​Effective January 1, 2020 the CSU will be offering Critical Illness and Accident Insurance through The Standard. AFLAC​'s critical illness coverage will terminate on December 31, 2019. Critical Illness Insurance helps employees manage expenses during a serious illness such as, heart attack, sever stroke or invasive cancer. Participants can use the benefit, which is paid to them in a lump sum, for deductibles, copayments, rent or groceries as the employee or a family member recovers.

For additional information visit: The Standard​

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**Save the Date!  The Standard will be on campus hosting two info sessions regarding the Critical Illness & Accident Insurance
When: Monday February 10, 2020 
Time: 12:30p.m. – 2:30p.m. & 3p.m. – 5p.m.
Where: Goodwin Forum, Nelson Hall East room 102

To enroll during the special enrollment period, use one of the following options:

  1. Complete the enrollment at standard.benselect.com/csu. For more information about how to apply for this important coverage or if you have additional questions including technical assistance please contact The Standard at 800.378.5745. 
  2. Complete the Enrollment Form and The California State University Payroll Deduction Authorization form and return them to The Standard at the following address:
    CSU Benefits Team 
    Standard Insurance Company
    900 SW Fifth Avenue
    Portland, OR 97204


Our benefits program is just one way Humboldt State University and the CSU system are committed to your success and well-being. The following list of benefits and services are available to full-time and some part-time employees:

  • A selection of health plans with HMO and PPO options
  • Dental coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Income protection benefits including life insurance and disability
  • Retirement Programs
  • Voluntary investment options (403(b), 457, 401(k))
  • Voluntary pre-tax health and dependent care reimbursement accounts
  • Voluntary pre-tax parking deduction plan
  • FlexCash in lieu of health/dental with proof of other coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program

The provisions of Collective Bargaining Agreements may modify employee benefits. Check the respective benefit summaries, below, for specific information.  If you don’t know your unit or need additional information, please contact Human Resources at 826-3626.


e-Benefits FAQs

  1. *What is e-Benefits?

    To facilitate your open enrollment changes, Employee Self Service e-Benefits is available 24/7. e-Benefits automates and simplifies the process of managingyour benefit elections while reducing paper usage.

  2. How can I see what plan(s) I am currently enrolled in?

    At any time of year you can find your My Profile pagelet on the MyHumboldt portal and click on the Benefits tab, then select ‘Benefit Summary.’  You will also see your current enrollments when you log in to make Open Enrollment changes.

  3. How do I access e-Benefits?

    Youcanlogintoe-BenefitsfromanycomputerwithInternetaccess beginning September 10ththrough October 5th.  Once logged into MyHumboldt, navigate to the Benefits tab under ‘My Profile’ and click the Open Enrollment – eBenefits link.

    On the Benefits Enrollment page, click on the Select Button and follow the instructions on each screen. For detailed directions on how to enroll in specific plans, please see our Step-by-Step e-Benefits Reference Guide.  Be sure to submit any required supporting documentation to Human Resources to finalize your enrollment.

  4. What do I need to do to use e-Benefits?

    Employees will need to have access to PeopleSoft’s HR Center and fill out/sign the e-Benefits electronic signature form.  

  5. What if I change my mind and want to change my elections?

    At any time between September 10thand October 5th, simply follow the above directions to log in to your Self Service and update your selections. After October 5th the changes will be finalized and you will not be able to change your elections without a permitting life event.