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As a California State University (CSU) employee, you have a comprehensive program of benefits available to you and your eligible dependents. We hope the information and resources provided here will inform you and explain the policies governing the CSU Benefits Programs. There are so many benefit choices, where to start? The Benefits & Employee Services Team is here to help.

Upcoming Benefit Events

View 2019 Benefit Information and Changes: 2019 Benefit Details

Fidelity Investments (403(b)) One on One Appointments Available on Nov 28th-29th-30th. To register visit

Lunch and Learn with your Benefits & Employee Services Team

Upcoming dates: 11/15, Building 01, Room 133 - Presentation by SavingsPlus (401k/457 plans)

  • 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. – Enrolling into your Saving Plus Plan/Basic Plan Information
  • 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. – Nearing Retirement (Geared for those 1-5 years from retirement)

Benefits Summaries

CSU provides a summary of available benefits by service unit. View the Benefits Summaries page for your service unit

General Eligibility & Enrollment

Please see FAQ for detailed Benefit Eligibility information. Generally, an employee hired for more than six months at half-time or more is eligible for benefits. New employees may be covered as soon as the first day of the month following their date of hire and may cover their eligible dependents. Less than full time employees who work an equivalent of 75% of full time may be eligible for Health coverage (only) under the Affordable Care Act. Submission of enrollment forms are time critical and late submission may impact your coverage start date.

Cost of Coverage

Dental and vision premiums are 100% paid by the CSU for employees and their eligible dependents. Health premium costs vary depending on the plan chosen and number of dependents covered. To view current costs, please visit Health Insurance link above.

Employee Discounts and Perks

As a CSU employee you can take advantage of a variety of discounts on services and products. List of Employee Discounts & Services


View the Benefits Reference Guide for a complete listing of phone numbers and websites.