May 2022

Announcements from Human Resources & Payroll

Reminder: Open Enrollment Closes May 16 

Open Enrollment for health benefits and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) closes Monday, May 16, 2022.   

You can make changes to your health insurance plan through Cardinal (the commonwealth’s online system) until Monday, May 16 at 11:59 p.m. Paper forms may be submitted to HR & Payroll until Monday, May 16 at 5 p.m.  

For more information, including information about premium rewards, please view the Open Enrollment page on the HR & Payroll website. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Benefits team at 


Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day is May 25! 

Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day (FSED) is a yearly event that brings faculty and staff together for professional and personal growth. This year’s FSED on Wednesday, May 25 will be a virtual, day-long event centered around the theme Renew, Refresh, Reimagine. 

FSED offers professional and personal development workshops, time for reflection, and a chance to network and connect with other Mason employees. 

All Mason employees are invited to participate! Supervisors, please encourage your team to attend and provide time and flexibility during work hours to allow your staff to explore the offerings. 

Please visit the FSED website for details, including workshop options and registration info. We’ll update the website with more information as we approach the date – stay tuned!