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Life Insurance

Learn about UC-paid life insurance plans and options for supplemental and dependent life insurance.

For details on any of the following plans, see UCnet.

Types

University-paid life insurance (provided at no cost to the employee)

  • Basic life provides life insurance for employees in full benefits positions equal to 1 year's base salary, up to $50,000.
  • Core life provides employees in mid-level benefits or core benefits positions with $5,000 of life insurance.

Supplemental life insurance

Dependent life insurance

Enrollment and management

To enroll or increase coverage outside a PIE:

  • Complete the Prudential Short Form Health Statement Questionnaire (PDF). 
  • Complete employee portion and mail to the address provided. Prudential will review the application and notify you of the status. If approved, notify the Benefits Office at 858-534-2816. A benefits representative will send you an enrollment form. The completed enrollment form must be submitted within 31-days of approval.
  • You can submit Evidence of Insurability at any time.

Beneficiaries

To designate or change beneficiaries:

  • Go to At Your Service Online and log on: At Your Service website
  • Click on Sign in to My Accounts. 
  • Enter your Username and Password. 
  • Select My Beneficiaries.
Note: Be sure to review your beneficiaries regularly and update them if you experience a major life event such as marriage, divorce, birth of a child, or a death. Visit Fidelity Retirement Services or call (866) 682-7787 for 403(b), 457(b), or DCP beneficiary updates.
Note: This page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/lifeinsurance
Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.