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New Faculty, Staff & Postdocs


Welcome to UCR! Now that you are onboard, we want to ensure you have access to accurate internal resources to obtain the support you need and to answer your questions. We are providing the Scope of Services Reference Guide to help point you in the right direction. The reference guide notes specific services offered to faculty, staff and postdocs relating to benefit enrollment, activation and support; department human resources services, and leave administration. Please reach out to your department human resources representative for contact information.

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Everything You Want to Know About Your UC Benefits

As a new or newly eligible employee, you have a 31-day period of initial eligibility (PIE) to enroll yourself and eligible family member(s). Before you enroll, take these steps to help you understand the UC benefits that are available to you and to ensure that you are making well-informed decisions for you and your family. Also be sure to view the New Employee Welcome Kit.

Eligibility – Faculty and Staff Eligibility Chart
View – Employee Benefits Overview video
Review – A Complete Guide to Your UC Benefits
Attend – UCPath New Employee Benefits Orientation webinar / UCR New Employee Benefits Orientation
Visit – UCnet Compensation and Benefits webpage
Resources - New Faculty & Staff Contact Sheet | Total Compensation Estimator

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