​Our benefits program is just one way the CSU demonstrates its dedication to your success and well-being. We want you to rest assured knowing you​ and your family’s health and future are being looked after​.​

Comprehensive and flexible coverage options allow yo​u to choose a plan that best suits your need​s.​


​CSU Benefits Overview

The following services make up the CSU’s comprehensive benefits package:

  • An array of health plans that include prescription drug coverage
  • Your choice of dental plans
  • Vision coverage
  • Income protection benefits including life insurance and disability
  • Retirement plan through CalPERS
  • Tuition waiver for employees and dependents
  • FlexCash (in lieu of health/dental)
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • And more

Paid Time Off, Including:

  • Up to 24 vacation days per year (based on employee group and/or services)
  • 15 paid holidays per year
  • 12 sick days per year, with unlimited accrual
  • Parental leave (based on employee group)
  • Organ Donor leave
  • Jury Duty

Additional Benefits & Services

  • CalPERS Long Term Care (not accepting new applications)
  • Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans (403(b), 457, 401(k))
  • Pre-tax health and dependent care reimbursement accounts
  • Pre-tax parking deduction plan
  • Pre-paid legal services
  • ​Auto/Homeowners Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • ​Accident Insurance​
  • Scholarshare (529 plan)
  • ​​​Pet Insurance

Campus & Academic HR Contacts

Benefits for Retirees

Are you a retired CSU employee or planning for retirement?

Learn More About Benefits for CSU Retirees