Welcome newly-hired, benefits eligible (temporary/limited staff/faculty) employees!

For information on health and welfare and retirement benefits, please visit the UCnet link: What To Do If You're a New Employee and attend a live UCPath Benefits Webinar.


To enroll in benefits:

  • Log into UCPath > Health and Welfare > Enroll in Benefits
  • Or call the UCPath Center 855-982-7284 for assistance

For additional information and resources regarding your health and welfare options, please visit the Compensation and Benefits page on UCnet.


Please use the UCPath live online chat feature or submit your questions by logging in to UCPath and clicking on the "Ask UCPath Center" button.

Call 855-982-7284 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. PST) to speak with a UCPC associate.


Get Started with Benefits

Tools to help manage your financial, professional, and personal well being may be just one click away! Please select a link below to access information and resources exclusively for UCSB employees. If you need more information, contact us directly through HR ServiceNow.


Benefits Eligibility

BENEFit Package combined appointment % and duration ucrp Membership required? Examples
FULL 50% or more and 12 months or more Accumulation of 1,000- eligible hrs (or 750 hrs for Non-Senate Instructional Unit) in a rolling 12-month period.   YES Assistant I, appointed indefinitely at 75% time Director, 07/01/14 – 06/30/15 at 75% time
MID-LEVEL 50% or more and 12 months or more 100% and 3 months or more, but less than one year    NO Visiting Scholar, 07/01/14 to 06/30/15 at 50% time Lecturer, 10/01/14 – 12/31/14 (3 months) at 100%
CORE 43.75% or more but does not satisfy % and duration for BELI 1, 2, or 3   NO Senior Clerk, one month, 100% Employee appointed at 49% indefinitely Lab Assistant 09/02/14 – 11/30/14 at 100% (less than 3 months)
NO BENEFITS Less than 43.75%   NO Assistant I, 5 hours/week


Staff + Academic Employee Guides

UC Health and Welfare Guides



  • Information and tools on health and retirement benefits and costs
  • Your personal UC account

Staff + Academic Employee Plans


  •  UCRP
  • 403(b) Plan
  • 457(b) Plan
  • DC Plan


UCNet Health Plans 

Student Employee Plans

Graduates & Undergrads

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