Emeriti / Retirees Center 

Hours: Mon – Thurs, 9:00am to 2:00pm

Ellen Pasternack, Coordinator

Email: ellen.pasternack@hr.ucsb.edu

Phone: 805.893.2168

The Emeriti/Retirees Center can can help with the following:

  • General questions
  • Updating retiree contact information
  • Supplying Emeriti or Retiree ID cards
  • Publishing Emeriti/Retirees Newsletters
  • Updating retired faculty and staff via e-mail notices throughout the year

UC Retirement Administration Service Center (RASC)

Phone: 1.800.888.8267

Hours:  8:30 am—4:30 pm (PT)

Fax: 1-800-792-5178

Mailing Address:

UC Retirement Administration Service Center
P.O. Box 24570
Oakland, CA 94623-1570

Online Contact Form

RASC Customer Service can help with the following questions and concerns:

  • Health and Insurance (issues such as changing medical plans due to a move or Medicare questions)
  • Life changes (such as divorce or death of a family member and how they impact your benefits)
  • Retirement and Savings questions (such as how long you can keep money in your defined contribution account)
  • Beneficiary updates
  • Bank account information for your direct deposit
  • Tax withholding changes
  • Address changes
  • Cost of Living adjustment

UC Retirement At Your Service (UCRAYS)

Phone: 800.888.8267, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (PT)

You may send documents as secure message attachments or by fax to 1-800-792-5178.

William Ashby
UCSB Emeriti Association



The Emeriti Association strives to advance the general welfare of the retired UCSB academic community, their spouses/domestic partners, and survivors. We also sponsor an array of social and cultural opportunities, and work to support the University’s mission.

Rebecca Preza
Health Care Facilitator

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  • Health insurance information and education
  • Help with health insurance problems
  • Medicare coordination with UC medical plans