University of California, Riverside

Human Resources


Benefits: Facilitate Planning for the Future

The Benefits of Belonging

UC Riverside offers a comprehensive and competitive array of benefit choices. Employment benefits are an important part of your compensation package. Below is an overview of the benefits the University provides, depending on your type of appointment.

University of California Retirement System (UCRS) - 2015 Staff Elections

The University of California Retirement System Advisory Board (UCRSAB) will hold a system-wide election for two staff positions in June 2015.  The terms of the new staff will be for four years, beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 20, 2019.

All active UCRP members are eligible to run as candidates with the following exceptions:

  • Academic Senate members

  • Employees in the Office of Internal Audit (at any location)

  • UCOP employees who are engaged in making UCRS policy, work in a department where UCRS policy is made, or are engaged in providing legal advice to the UCRS plans

In order to qualify as a candidate, nominees must submit the required candidate's statement along with a nomination petition by the May 1, 2015 nomination deadline.

For more information, please call Alisha French, Human Resources at extension 2-1434 or email at

Planning for the Future

The Planning for the Future Workshop Series is a four-part series developed by Human Resources for UCR faculty and staff. This workshop series is designed to provide useful information on how to plan for a successful and satisfying retirement.

Topics covered include:

  • UC Retirement Plan (UCRP)

  • Development of a Living Will, Standard Will and a Living Trust

  • UC Retirement Savings Plan

  • Overall fundamentals of retirement income planning

You may enroll in one or more of these workshops (note that you must be at least 50 years of age to enroll in the Fundamental of Retirement Income Planning workshop).  For more information, please click here.

Bright Horizons Care Advantage - New Resource

Bright Horizon Care Advantage is now offering an instructional presentation to get information and details about how to participate in Years Ahead.

  • Years Ahead provides access to senior care providers, including Certified Senior Care Advisers who can offer consultative Senior Care solutions. To view the Brainshark presentation, please click here.

In addition to Years Ahead, Bright Horizons Care Advantage also offers Sittercity, providing access to a wide range of childcare providers including nannies, baby sitters and even care for your pets.

For more information about the Bright Horizons Care Advantage benefit, visit UCR Human Resources > Personal Balance.

2015 New Employee Benefits Orientation

April 2, 2015 / May 7, 2015
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. / Bourns College of Engineering - Room WCH 215

The upcoming 2015 New Employee Benefits Orientation sessions will no longer be held at the Education Development Center (EDC) due to the fire at the Human Resources building. For the April 2 and May 7 sessions, the classes will be held at the Bourns College of Engineering. For additional dates, please review the orientation schedule – please check back for additional locations.

Please send any questions to:

Email the Benefits Office at

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