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Open Enrollment

Stay Strong and Stay Healthy in 2022

Open Enrollment: October 29 through November 24, 2020

Open Enrollment is a window during which employees and retirees may change their coverage or add eligible dependents onto their health insurance. Open Enrollment opens on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 8 a.m. (PST) and ends on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 5 p.m. (PST). All changes are effective January 1, 2022. 

During Open Enrollment...

You may add, change or drop:
  • Healthcare plans
  • Qualified dependents
  • ARAG Legal
  • Supplemental health plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
    • Note: you must enroll in your FSA each year during Open Enrollment
You may not make changes to:
  • Voluntary disability insurance
  • Life insurance

UC San Diego Health: Expert Care for Exceptional Employees

We know that UC San Diego employees have choices about where to receive their health care. Now more than ever, staying healthy is key — and good health begins with convenient primary care.

That’s why UC San Diego Health has expanded our network of primary care locations to the neighborhoods where you live and work. You and your family can access our nationally ranked specialty care, delivered by world-class physicians at medical centers with the most advanced technology and services.

You also have other excellent options to fit your needs through our affiliated network, including Perlman Clinic, One Medical and San Diego Sports Medicine, with locations around San Diego County. These high-quality primary care practices offer comprehensive services that are focused on convenience and wellness for you and your family. No matter where you get your care, you will have access to convenient tools such as video visits and online scheduling.

For help switching your care, call 619-543-2273 or visit

Please note: One Medical is a membership-based practice and while most of its members pay an annual fee, UC San Diego has covered this membership fee for employees. Read our One Medical FAQ for more information »


For more information, contact your Benefits Office:
Health: (619) 543-3200; Campus (non-Health): (858) 534-2816
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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.