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Service Awards Program

Learn about the Service Awards Program, who is eligible, and how departments submit employee names for the award.

The Service Awards Program honors staff employees who have achieved 10 or more years of service.

The Fall Service Awards events are scheduled for September and October 2019.  Information and invitations will be sent to honorees to RSVP closer to the event date.  

Fall 2019 Honorees

The Fall 2019 Service Awards events will recognize active staff members who have celebrated an eligible service milestone between January 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019 (with effective dates of February 1, 2019 - July 1, 2019).


Staff employees are invited to attend a service award event when they have achieved 10 or more years of service, at 5-year intervals (10, 15, 20, and more).

Staff employees whose service achievement occurred between January 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019 (with effective dates of February 1, 2019 - July 1, 2019) are eligible for this year's awards. Departments are responsible for determining eligibility using the Service Credit Calculation and Form Query provided for the Service Credit Award Program.

Staff must be active in a career or contract position at the time of the event.

Organizational areas participating in the Service Awards Program include:

  • Chancellor's Office
  • Academic Affairs
  • Academic Senate
  • Advancement
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Marine Sciences
  • Research
  • Resource Management and Planning
  • Student Affairs
  • Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer


Departments are responsible for submitting eligible employees' names and other required information. 

Service Credit Pin Program

Effective 2011-12, the Service Credit Pin Program and Service Awards Program merged into one program. To find out how to request a service award for staff with 10 or more years of service, see How to Request a Service Credit Award.

Health Sciences

For Health employees, see our knowledge article on Service Credit or contact the Health HR Solutions team at 619-543-3200.
Note: This page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/serviceawards