Enrollment Checklist and Instructions

Pre-Enrollment Checklist

If you are a new hire or experience a qualifying life event, make sure you do the following:

  • Review this website, www.myhowardbenefits.com and your most recent Benefits Guide to understand the medical options available to determine what will be the best fit for you and your family.
  • Review how your contribution rates impact your total cost of coverage.
  • Think about how you’ve used healthcare services in the past year to help guide your benefit elections.
  • Make sure to verify that your dependents are eligible for coverage.
  • Consider using Howard University Hospital (Faculty Practice Plan) for your medical needs and save money by doing so.
  • Check your Peoplesoft password to make sure it is still valid.


Enrollment Instructions

Detailed instructions can be accessed through this job aid: https://share.percipio.com/cd/izUINm5lY

From any computer with Internet access open an Internet Browser:

  1. Navigate to https://www.myworkday.com/howard/login.htmld
  2. Log in using your Howard Okta credentials to get into Workday.
  3. Navigate to your inbox.
  4. Select new hire task.
  5. Select Let’s Get Started.
  6. Complete benefits enrollment through all required screens.
  7. Select the I Accept checkbox to provide an electronic signature
  8. Click submit.
  9. Click done to complete the task or view benefits statement to review and print a summary of your benefits.