Retirement & Savings

UC offers comprehensive retirement benefits, including a traditional defined benefit plan (pension) and mandatory and voluntary defined contribution plans.

Department Benefits Counselors and Human Resource Managers (DBCs & DHRMs)

This section of the Central HR website is for Department Benefits Counselors (DBCs) and Department Human Resources Managers (DHRMs) – those of you who administer benefits to the faculty and staff in your department(s).

This section mirrors the Eligibility, Employment Events, and Life Events sections that are directed toward faculty and staff employees. In this section, you will find instructions for department benefits administrators on how to handle eligibility, employment and life events situations.

Benefits Eligibility

Eligibility for University benefits is based on your classification, the nature of your employment as well as your appointment duration and percentage of time and the number of hours you work.

Status Qualifier Codes (SQC)

Certain Qualified Status situations affect an employee's benefits eligibility. These situations should be identified by use of the following BELI Status Qualifier Codes in addition to the BELI code itself. Once the qualified status situation has ended, the SQC should be deleted from the system.

20 - Average Appointment percent Employee (Academic)
30 - Extended Sick Leave Recipient
40 - Employee Rehabilitation (Formally Approved)
60 - Seasonal Employee
90 - Sabbatical/Leave for Professional Renewal

BELI Status Qualified Codes are grouped as follows: