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Get ready for this year's health fair and open enrollment season

Flue shot
The 2019 St. Vincent’s Health Fair will take place from Oct. 21 – 24. It's a one-stop shop for many of your health and wellness needs, including flu shots and biometric screenings. Information also will be available at the fair, ranging from 403(b) retirement accounts to discounted gym memberships.

2019 St. Vincent’s Health Fai​r

Monday, Oct. 21
7:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Lincoln Park Student Center, room 120 A/B

Tuesday, Oct. 22
7:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Lincoln Park Student Center, room 120 A/B

Wednesday, Oct. 23
7 - 11:30 a.m.
Loop Campus DePaul Center, concourse level

Thursday, Oct. 24
7 - 11:30 a.m.
Loop Campus DePaul Center, concourse level

As usual, the Office of Human Resources will have raffle prizes and giveaway items for attendees. Benefits vendors also often hold their own raffles at their individual table.

Get ready for Open Enrollment with Alex

 The Open Enrollment period for DePaul benefits is scheduled for Oct. 28 - Nov. 8.  The HR website offers comprehensive information regarding benefits, including ALEX, DePaul’s virtual benefits counselor who helps you to review options so that you get the most out of your benefits and use your money wisely.  

The 2020 version of ALEX will be available by the time the Health Fair begins, and the new link will be posted on the DePaul benefits page. ALEX offers information on a variety of benefits offered to DePaul employees including:
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax savings options
  • 403(b) retirement planning
  • Life insurance
  • Disability 
  • Employee assistance program 
  • Enrollment information 
Please note: ALEX helps you choose benefits, but ALEX doesn’t actually make any enrollment changes for you. You will still need to make your benefit election through myHR. If you have any questions about your benefits, don’t hesitate to contact the benefits team at

Make your 2020 benefit elections between Oct. 28 and Nov. 8

Remember to make any desired changes to your benefit elections during the Oct. 28 – Nov. 8 open enrollment period. If you do not want to make changes, you only need to re-enroll in the Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care and/or Dependent Care), if applicable. All other benefits in which you are currently enrolled will remain active. More details about 2020 open enrollment are available on the HR website​.