Benefits At-A-Glance

Employee Benefit Summary

UCI offers an excellent benefits package. The benefits available to an employee and eligible family members depend on appointment type and the number of hours worked. Below is a brief summary of benefits that apply to full-time career employees. This information is intended to provide a general overview. Please also click on this link UCI Total Rewards for additional information.

Vacation/Sick/Holiday Time**

Vacation: 3 weeks per year minimum (for full-time career employees; other employment classifications may vary)
Sick Leave: 12 days per year with unlimited accrual
Paid Holidays: 14 days per year

Paid Time Off (PTO): eligible employees who are not covered by a collective bargaining agreement accrue 21 days of PTO and 6 days of extended sick leave in addition to paid holidays (PTO increases with continued employment)

Health and Insurance

Medical Plan
Dental Plan
Vision Plan
Life Insurance
Disability Insurance
Accidental Death & Dismemberment
Pet Insurance
Legal Expense Plan
Wellness Resources

Retirement & Tax Savings Programs

Defined Benefit Plan or Defined Contribution Plan***
Tax-Deferred 403(b) Plan
457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan
Pre-tax Dependent Care (DepCare) Flexible Spending Account
Pre-tax Health Flexible Spending Account
Scholarshare 529 Savings Plan
Tax Savings of Insurance Premiums (TIP)


Employee Assistance Program
Family Resources
Reduced Tuition for UC Courses
Library Privileges
Auto Insurance and Homeowner/Renter
Credit Union
Discount Tickets to local attractions and UCI Events

*Part-time and temporary employees may be eligible for partial benefits
** Based on full-time (100% appointment)
***subject to collective bargaining agreement

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You can also use the Total Compensation Calculator on the website for calculating the estimated value of benefits, services and programs that University of California offers. (Please note: This calculator is intended to give you an estimated value only and is not a guarantee of benefits.)