Open Enrollment

Annual open enrollment occurs in May. Employees may change health plan elections during the open enrollment period. Employees can make changes outside of the open enrollment period under a Qualifying Life Event (QLE) within 60 days of change. QLEs include, but are not limited to: 

  • Birth or adoption of baby or child
  • Gain or loss of other healthcare coverage
  • Marriage
  • Divorce

Employees can process QLEs directly in the City's enrollment platform using the Navigate Enrollment Platform listed in External Links below. In addition, please forward the following applicable supporting documentation to the Benefits Division. Documentation may include birth certificate, marriage certificate, or Registered Domestic Partnership certificate.


Learn more about your health benefits and enrolling or waiving your benefits using Navigate. The Company Identifier: COStockton.


If you are unable to find the answers to your questions on this page, please email the HR Benefits team at




This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 6/30/2021