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Benefits Orientation for Faculty and Staff

Find the schedule for Benefits Orientation 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 within their Period of Initial Eligibility (PIE). 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 PIE, or 31 days from the date of hire or transfer to a benefits-eligible position, to enroll in benefits.

Location

Benefits Orientation will be inside the Housing, Dining, Hospitality (HDH) Human Resources Conference room inside the Eucalyptus Point building (Building 391).  For questions regarding location, contact HDH at 858-534-2193.

Parking

UC San Diego A and B or M permits are valid in all lots surrounding Eucalyptus Point.

Alternative parking options include:

  • V spaces are available in the Hopkins Parking Structure where you can Pay by App. Please note you will have to download the app to your phone
  • Obtaining a visitor's permit from a Pay Station located on each floor of the Hopkins Parking Structure
  • Valet parking is available in Parking Lot 302 for $5 surcharge 

Attendees are encouraged to use the campus shuttles. The West Campus Connector stops at Marshall College. Check the live shuttle schedule to determine which shuttle will get you to orientation on time.

2018 Schedule (Registration is not required)

Below are the remaining dates for 2018.  

  • December 3
  • December 17

2019 Schedule (Registration is not required)

Below are the  dates for 2019.  

  • January 7
  • January 28
  • February 11
  • February 25
  • March 11
  • March 25
  • April 8
  • April 22
  • May 6
  • May 20
  • June 3
  • June 17
  • July 1
  • July 15
  • July 29
  • August 12
  • August 26
  • September 9
  • September 23
  • October 7
  • October 21
  • November 4
  • November 18
  • December 2
  • December 16
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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.