When a UC retiree dies, you should notify the University of California as soon as possible by calling the UC Customer Service Center at 1-800-888-8267.
Survivor Handbook for Family Members and Beneficiaries of UC Retirees
After a UC retiree dies, survivors are faced with the difficult task of resolving the retiree’s estate. This includes reporting the death and claiming benefits.
This handbook describes the benefits that may be available to family members and/or beneficiaries following the death of a UC retiree. This handbook also outlines the steps surviving family members and beneficiaries should take to claim benefit