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Benefits Orientation for Faculty and Staff

Find a schedule of benefits orientations and information on who should attend.

Benefits orientation is provided on designated Mondays each month from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to inform eligible faculty and staff about university health, welfare and retirement plans.

New employees or those newly eligible for benefits should attend. You will learn about the university's health plans, disability, life & accident insurance, other UC benefits programsretirement benefits, and receive answers to questions you may have about UC benefits. Be sure to attend within your Period of Initial Eligibility (PIE), 31 days from the date of hire or transfer to a benefits-eligible position, to enroll in benefits.


Benefits Orientation will be in Torrey Pines Center North, Training Center North, Plaza Level.

Training Center North
Torrey Pines Center North
10300 N. Torrey Pines Road, Plaza (lower) Level


For either Torrey Pines Center North and Torrey Pines Center South facilities, use the parking garage at Torrey Pines Center South (TPCS). UCSD A and B parking permits are valid in this lot.

Alternative parking options include metered parking on level 1 of the parking garage located at Torrey Pines Center South (25 cents per 15 minutes), or you can obtain a visitor's permit from the visitor information kiosk on North Point Drive (map).

2018 Schedule (Registration is not required)

2018 schedule (Registration is not required)

  • January 8
  • January 22
  • February 5
  • February 26
  • March 12
  • March 26
  • April 9
  • April 23
  • May 7
  • May 21
  • June 4
  • June 18
  • July 2
  • July 16
  • July 30 - Location change for this session: Torrey Pines Center South Ste 265A, Learning Center
  • August 13
  • August 27
  • September 10
  • September 24
  • October 8
  • October 22
  • November 5
  • November 19
  • December 3
  • December 17
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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.