Benefits forMcDowell County Schools

Enrollment Instructions - BenSelect

Below is a series of instructions outlining the online self-enrollment process. Please have the following information available before you begin:

– Username, password, and enrollment website URL from Step 1 of this page

– Dates of birth and social security numbers of your spouse and any dependents you wish to enroll

– Beneficiary names and social security numbers

Helpful Tips:

– If you are a new employee, please refer here for more information or contact the PGB Service Center at 888-662-7500 between 8:30am and 5:00pm for assistance.

– If you are an existing employee and unable to log into the online system, please contact the Pierce Group Benefits Service Center at 888-662-7500 or speak with the Benefits Representative assigned to your location.

How To Enroll:

1. Logging In 

Enter your User Name: Social Security Number with or without dashes (ex. 123-45-6789 or 123456789)

Enter your Password: Last 4 numbers of your Social Security Number followed by last 2 numbers of your Date of Birth year (ex. 678970)

To login, visit:

2. New PIN

The screen prompts you to create a NEW PIN [__________].

3. Security Questions

Choose a security question and enter answer [__________].

4. Confirm

Confirm (or enter) an email address.

5. Save New PIN

Click on ‘Save New PIN’ to continue to the enrollment welcome screen.

6. Click Next

From the welcome screen click “Next”.

7. Personal Information

The screen shows ‘Personal Information’. Verify that the information is correct and enter the additional required information (marital status, work phone, e-mail address). Click ‘Next’.

8. Adding Family Members

The screen allows you to add family members. It is only necessary to enter family member information if adding or including family members in your coverage. Click ‘Next’.

9. Benefit Summary

The screen shows ‘Benefit Summary’. Review your current benefits and make changes/selections for the upcoming plan year.

10. Sign & Submit

Click ‘Sign & Submit’ once you have decided which benefits to enroll in.

11. Review

Review your coverage. If any items are ‘Pending’, you will need to decide whether to enroll or decline this benefit.

12. Next

Click ‘Next’ to review and electronically sign the authorization for your benefit elections.

13. Sign Form

Review the confirmation, then if you are satisfied with your elections, enter your PIN and click ‘Sign Form’.

14. Download & Print

Click ‘Download & Print’ to print a copy of your elections, or download and save the document. Please do not forget this important step! Click ‘Log Out’.