Benefit Services

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The Office of Benefit Services processes health/fringe benefit enrollments, changes and terminations for all full-time union affiliated and non-union affiliated employees excluding Per Diems. The department also ensures timely enrollment in the retirement systems, tax sheltered annuity programs, voluntary life and disability insurances, remittance of payroll deductions and payment of health benefit invoice.

Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Contact Info
Cristina Orama
Benefits Administrator

Office Location
765 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Phone: 973-733-7336
Fax: 973-733-8113
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Human Resource Services Portal

The Office of Benefit Services has a website with a wealth of information. is a one-stop shop for plan summaries, health and fringe benefit plans, premium rates, and other important information.

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Benefits Enrollment Website

The Office of Benefit Services has a secure website to complete your benefits enrollment, enrolling onto medical, prescription, dental, and/or vision coverage during Open Enrollment, returning from a leave, or within 60 days from a life event. A life event, also known as a qualifying event, is a family status change (for example, birth of child, adoption, marriage, divorce, etc.). Please visit your Benefits Enrollment website at signing in using your school credentials. Please email if you have any questions.