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How to Enroll for Benefits: New Employees

Learn more about UC benefits and how to enroll for benefits as a new employee through UCnet, Compensation & Benefits.

New employees enroll in benefits through At Your Service Online (AYSO), UC's benefits website. All enrollments must be completed within the 31-day Period of Initial Eligibility (PIE).

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1. Review your benefit options.

2. Establish an AYSO username and password.

  • To begin, click Sign In to At Your Service Online, then enter:
    • Your Social Security number as your temporary username (no dashes or spaces).
    • Your birthdate in the format mmddyyyy (no dashes or slashes) as your temporary password.
      Note: The temporary password expires at the end of your PIE.
      • After you sign in, you can personalize your username and password. To designate a new password, you'll be asked security questions. Creating your own username and password lets you access personal information on AYSO.
    • Click the Sign In button.

Note: Once you have valid AYSO and Single Sign-On accounts, you can access AYSO in the future either:

3. Enroll for benefits.

  • Under the heading "Health and Welfare," click Enroll in Benefits (marked with a yellow star), and follow the instructions.
  • If you don't have access to the Web:
    • Complete the UPAY 850 form (PDF).
    • Send to Benefits, Mail Code 0926.

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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.