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Service Awards Program

Learn about the Service Awards Program, who is eligible, and how departments request Service Pins.

Fall 2022 Staff Service Awards Invitation

We are excited to announce that we will be holding a virtual Service Awards Ceremony this Fall. This ceremony will honor staff that have reached service milestones of 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service. 

Event Details

Thursday, October 20, 2022

3:00 – 4:15 p.m

Via Zoom

Fall 2022 Honorees

Below is the eligibility period:

  • The Fall 2022 Service Awards recognize active staff members who celebrated an eligible service milestone between January 1, 2022 and June 30, 2022.


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

Honoree Accessories

(If you have 10 years of service or more, feel free to use the below accessories at any time and especially around the time of the Service Awards Ceremonies that we hold twice a year in the Spring and Fall).

e-Signature Promotional Highlights

Example eSignature


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Zoom Promotional Backgrounds

Example Zoom Background


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Past Ceremony

Watch the prior Spring 2022 Service Awards ceremony here!

Watch the prior Fall 2021 Service Awards Ceremony here!

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.
For campus employees, contact Work/Life, (858) 822-2633.
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