Benefits and Leaves

Since 2019,  Berkeley's Benefits and Leaves team is aligned as part of People & Culture (formerly Central Human Resources (CHR). Along with the UCPath Center, they continue to provide support for all UC Berkeley employees and retirees*. The Benefits page of the Berkeley People & Culture website has the full suite of information about the array of high quality benefit plans the University of California offers. 

Need more assistance with Benefits?

UCPath Center handles Benefits for all University of California campuses. The fastest way to get help is to call them directly at (855) 982-7284) or go to the UCPath Self-Service website at: If they are not able to help, create a HR Service Hub request/ticket, choose "Benefits" under the "Employee Changes" category and it will be routed appropriately to UC Berkeley Benefits. 

*Academic personnel should consult with the specialists in their departments prior to consulting with the Benefits and Leaves team.