Employee Benefits

2017 Open Enrollment - September 12, through October 7, 2016

Mark your calendars! The CSU annual Open Enrollment period takes place September 12, 2016 through October 7, 2016. Open Enrollment is your annual opportunity to review and update your current benefits for the upcoming year. You can enroll, change or cancel CalPERS health, dental, vision, Flexcash, Dependent Care Reimbursement (DCRA), Health Care Reimbursement (HCRA) or voluntary benefits plans.  The effective date for all changes made during the Open Enrollment period will be January 1, 2017.  

The Campus Benefits Fair will be held on September 13, 2016, from 12:00 - 2:00 P.M., in MSR 130. Drop in to have the opportunity to learn about the many benefits programs available. Representatives from our various Health and Voluntary Plans will be on-site to answer plan-specific questions!

Please carefully review all benefits plan options and costs before making any enrollment decisions for yourself and family members. For comprehensive, up-to-date information visit: https://csyou.calstate.edu/openenrollment.

If you decide to enroll or make a plan change the Benefits Worksheet and current enrollment forms may be found at https://www.csustan.edu/hr/employee-benefits/health-care  Please use the forms located at this site.  Please note that previous versions of the HCRA/DCRA Reimbursement Account Form is obsolete and cannot be processed.  If you submit an obsolete form, it will not be processed and you risk the chance of missing the Open Enrollment deadline to submit your enrollment request.

If you have any questions about your benefit options, please contact the campus Benefits Office at: (209) 667-3392.  

Open Enrollment

Is a once-a-year opportunity to review options and make additions, changes or deletions to your benefits for the upcoming year.

Changes may be made for your CalPERS health Plan Selection, CSU dental, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account (DCRA), Health Care Reimbursement Account (HCRA), FlexCash, Hyatt Legal, and Tax Advantage Premium (TAPP) Plans!. The effective date for all changes made during Open Enrollment is January 1st of the following year.  For more Open Enrollment information, please visit CSYou.

Change Benefit Plans

Employees who wish to change their benefit elections during open enrollment should complete a Benefits Information Worksheet and submit it to the Benefits office, MSR340. Once the worksheet has been processed, we will send an email and also interoffice mail the confirmation statement showing the new benefits.  For additional health benefit information and forms, please visit Health Care or contact the Campus Benefits Office at (209) 667-3392.


Benefit eligibility and the type of benefit programs you receive are based on the type of hire appointment and position. Your initial hire letter will advise you on the type of benefits you are eligible to receive. You should also receive a benefit packet with your appointment letter. To enroll, complete the Benefits Information Worksheet and submit to the Benefits office, MSR340.

For specific benefit programs, please refer to the HR website and click on Employee Benefits. For example, if you are an Administrative Support Assistant I, your position is covered by Unit 7, Clerical/Admin Support; refer to your appointment letter. See Benefit and Leave Summary .

Much of the information is available online. If you still have questions, contact the Benefits office MSR340, x3392.

CSU Resources

Benefit Summary: by Employee Group
Systemwide: Benefits Portal
Total Compensation: Calculator

Benefits Contacts

Rose Jones

  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Investment Plans (TSA 403(b), ​401(k), 457)
  • Faculty Retirement/FERP
  • Fee Waiver

Vickie Harrang

  • MPP/Staff Retirements
  • Disability Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Worker's Compensation


  • ADA Accommodation - Return to Work