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2017-18 Service Awards Program

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

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

The 2017–18 ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, November 8, 2018, 2:30 to 4:00 p.m., at the Price Center West Ballroom.

2017–18 Honorees

The 2017–18 ceremony will recognize active staff members who have celebrated an eligible service milestone between September 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018 (with an effective date of July 1, 2018).


Staff employees are eligible for service awards 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 September 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018 (with an effective date of July 1, 2018) 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.

To be included in the ceremony, staff must be active in a career or contract position at the time of the ceremony.

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 Sciences employees, see the Health Sciences Human Resources Service Awards website or contact UC San Diego Health Employee and Labor Relations at 619-543-4671 or service20@ucsd.edu.
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