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.

Expectant and New Parents Workshop Series
Part Ill:  Balancing Baby / Children & Work
April 30 / 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. / HUB 269

Part lll of the Expectant & New Parent Workshop series will focus on time-savings tips and resources available to UCR faculty, staff and students, to help you and your family lead a balanced life. Learn More

Planning for the Future Workshop - Fundamentals of Retirement Income Planning

An Evening Event at the Mission Inn
May 12 / 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Limited to those who are at least 50 years of age and their spouse / domestic partner

The Planning for the Future Workshop series continues with the Fundamentals of Retirement Income Planning. In this workshop you will learn strategies designed to help ensure your assets last a lifetime. You will receive sound information, important resources, and a proven approach to help you prepare for retirement. For more information including registration details, please click here.

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


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

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 May 7 session, the class will be held at the Bourns College of Engineering. For additional dates, please review the orientation schedule – please check back for additional locations.

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