UC Santa Barbara honors the lasting contributions of our retired staff and faculty, recognizing them as integral members of the UC Santa Barbara family. We are committed to supporting our retirees through comprehensive resources and personalized guidance. With the support of the Chancellor, the Office of Human Resources is dedicated to ensuring that your transition into retirement is smooth and fulfilling.

This website is your gateway to a wealth of information tailored for UCSB emeriti and retirees. Here, you will find resources and support for current retirees as well as guidance on retirement planning. Explore links to a wide range of programming, including opportunities for camaraderie, engagement, and service within the campus community. The Emeriti Association and Retirees Association offer numerous programs and resources designed to keep you connected and involved.

Ann-Marie Musto
Associate Vice-Chancellor and Chief Human Resources Officer

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Ellen Pasternack, Emeriti Retiree Center Coordinator

Email: ellen.pasternack@hr.ucsb.edu Phone: 805-893-2168.

Retired UC Santa Barbara faculty or staff members who are no longer paid employees of UC are eligible for a blue emeritus/a or retiree ID card.  Contact the Emeriti-Retirees Center Coordinator to request a new or replacement ID card. An electronic version (pdf) is available. You will need an ID card to procure a library card or free parking permit.

Pension Tax Withholding 

Complete the Tax Withholding Election for UCRP Income (UBEN 106) and submit it to UC RASC—Retirement Administration (see address on form).

Healthcare Facilitator Program

Janelle Mirzaei
Email: janelle.mirzaei@hr.ucsb.edu
Phone: 805.893.3450

  • Retiree health insurance information and education
  • Premium deduction education
  • Assistance with coordinating your plan with Medicare
  • Assistance with billing or claim issues
  • L564 form submission

Reporting the Death of a Retiree

When a UC retiree dies, you should notify the University of California as soon as possible by calling the UC Retirement Administration Service Center's (RASC) Survivor Intake Unit at 1-888-825-6833. This is RASC's dedicated support team for survivors and beneficiaries of UC employees and retirees.  You will be asked for the deceased's date of death and your contact information.

Survivor Handbook for Family Members and Beneficiaries of UC Retirees.

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Retired faculty and staff are eligible for the educational discount on Apple products at the UC Santa Barbara Bookstore Computer Desk. Bring your Emeriti or Retiree ID card to the cash register when purchasing Apple products to receive a discount.
UCEN Computer Department (805) 893-3538
Computer Department online information


To renew your UC Santa Barbara library card into retirement, bring your Emeriti or Retiree ID card, a photo ID, and your previous library card (if you have one) to the Services Desk at the UC Santa Barbara Library.
Services Desk, UC Santa Barbara Library  (805) 893-3491
UC Santa Barbara Libraries online information

Recreation Department

Retired faculty and staff are eligible for a UC Santa Barbara Recreation Membership at the discounted current faculty/staff rate. You must apply in person in order to receive the discount. Bring your Emeriti or Retiree ID card and a photo ID to the Cashiers office located in the Rec Cen Building to sign up for membership.
Rec Cen Customer Service Center (805) 893-3738
UC Santa Barbara Department of Recreation online information

Transportation & Parking Services

Retired UC Santa Barbara faculty and staff who are not on pay status are eligible for free campus parking. Bring your Emeriti or Retiree ID card and a photo ID to Parking Services located in Building 381 next to Caesar Uyesaka Stadium. Information about obtaining or renewing a permit and parking areas is available at the Parking Office or online. Please note that all Emeriti and Retirees parking permits expire annually at the end of December.
Transportation and Parking Office (805) 893-2346
Parking online information

Other UCSB Discounts

Discounted tickets to Magic Mountain, Universal Studios, Legoland and Knott's Berry Farm are available at the Associated Students Ticket office to all Emeriti and Retirees. (Please note, discounts to most on-campus activities and concerts are restricted to current students only.) The ticket office is located at the University Center near the Corwin Pavilion.
Associated Students Ticket Office (805) 893-2064,

Interactive Campus Map

Locate parking, accessibility, building, points of interest and more in this interactive campus map.


View this map at map.ucsb.edu