Start Your Child's Medical Coverage - As an IU Academic or Staff employee enrolled in a medical plan, eligible dependents can be enrolled in the same plan when a qualifying change in status occurs. Enrollment must take place within 30 days of the newborn's birth, adoption or legal guardianship.
Paid Parental Leave is provided to an eligible staff employee, following a birth or adoption of a child, in recognition of the importance of work + life synergy and offering parents the opportunity to bond with their new child.
IU Tax Saver Benefit Plan - Dependent Care reimbursement account may help you save money on child care and medical care expenses.
Items to Consider
Change the beneficiaries on your base retirement and life insurance, as well as any other supplemental plans.
Begin or stop IU Tax Deferred Account.
Begin or stop IU 457(b) Retirement Plan account.
Begin a 529 college savings plan.
Indiana Adoption Program (IAP) post-adoption services - Even in the healthiest of families, adjusting to a significant change like adoption can be a long process. Some adopted children have needs that require specialized services and skills but don’t become apparent until after the adoption. IAP post-adoption services can help.
Parenting Resources - Find articles, checklists, factsheets, and other materials to help guide you on your adoption journey — whether you’re in the consideration stage, wondering if adoption is right for your family, or you’ve already been matched with a waiting child.