Benefits

Retirement

The CSU provides eligible employees with a number of retirement benefits, including retirement income, medical and dental coverage, and voluntary retirement savings opportunities to help you build a financially secure future. For an overview on active employee rates click here for 2021 health plans. For an overview on active and annuitant employee in-state coverage, click here for CalPERS 2021 In-State Health Premiums. For an overview on active and annuitant employee out-of-state coverage, click here for CalPERS 2021 Out-of-State Health Pemiums.

For an overview of  Retirement program eligibility is based on appointment type, duration, full-time equivalency (FTE) and previous public agency or reciprocal agency employment. The state-mandated retirement program is the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and is coordinated with Social Security (with the exception of those in industrial/police membership categories).  Employees not eligible for/excluded from CalPERS membership are covered by the CSU Part-time Seasonal Retirement Plan

Applying for Retirement

CALPers Membership Eligibility

Retirement Benefits

Three factors determining your benefits

Retirement Contributions

Retirement Estimate

Choosing your retirement date

Voluntary Retirement Investments/Savings Plan

Health and Other Benefits in Retirement