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Open Enrollment via UCPath is here! Attend an Open Enrollment Fair, brown bag or webinar

Open Enrollment has begun! Through 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, you can enroll on UCPath — the process is easy, fast and paperless.

Have questions before you make your choices? We’re offering a variety of ways to learn more: You can attend an Open Enrollment Fair or brown bag, or log into a webinar from any location.

How to make choices and changes to your benefits

Visit the Open Enrollment website for information, videos and resources to help you understand your choices this year — including your one-time opportunity to add UC’s new Voluntary Short-Term Disability and/or Long-Term Disability coverage, with no statement of health required.

Look for the “UCOP employees” link to make changes online through UCPath. Step-by-step instructions are available here (pdf) and on UCPath to lead you through the enrollment process.

Open Enrollment Fair: Meet benefits vendors, get a flu shot and enter a raffle

Would you like to talk to benefits providers in person? Need a flu shot? Love a chance to win prizes and pick up swag? Come to the annual UCOP Open Enrollment Fair!

In Oakland:

Date: Thursday, Nov. 3
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Franklin Lobby 1

At UCPath:

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 17
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Outside patio, UCPath Center, Riverside

Attending an Open Enrollment Fair is your chance to meet with UC medical plan vendors including Anthem, Health Equity, OptumRx, Health Net Blue & Gold, Kaiser, UC Care and Western Health Advantage, as well as Delta Dental and Vision Service Plan.

Of special interest this year: Representatives of Liberty Mutual, the vendor for UC’s new voluntary short-term and voluntary long-term disability plans, will be on hand to answer your questions.

Other UC benefit plans that will be represented at the Fair include ARAG (legal plan), Conexis (flexible spending accounts), Optum (behavioral health) and Fidelity Retirement Services, as well as supplemental insurance providers California Casualty and Prudential.

Flu shots will be available free of charge (for employees only). The flu shots are sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, but you don’t have to be a Kaiser member to participate.

For Oakland staff who can’t attend the fair, flu shots will also be available:

Date: Monday, Nov. 7
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Kaiser 512

Brown bags (Oakland): Review your options and ask questions

Pressed for time? Bring your lunch or a snack and come to a one-hour brown bag to hear about this year’s benefits options and ask any Open Enrollment questions you have.

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 8
Time: 10 – 11 a.m.
Location: Franklin 7409

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 8
Time: 1 – 2 p.m.
Location: Franklin 7409

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 9
Time: 10 – 11 a.m.
Location: Kaiser 1012

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 9
Time: 1 – 2 p.m.
Location: Kaiser 1217

Open Enrollment webinars: Log on and dial in from any location

Can’t attend an event in person or need some follow-up information? For answers to all of your Open Enrollment questions, take advantage of one of our interactive webinars for UCOP employees, held every Tuesday through Nov. 15.

For all the webinars listed below:

  • Access the visual presentation at; access code 7875041
  • Dial in to the audio portion at 866-740-1260; access code 7875041

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 1
Time: 9 – 10 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 8
Time: 12 – 1 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 15
Time: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.


If you have questions about Open Enrollment, please visit UCPath and on the upper left hand side, click on “Ask UCPath Center” to submit an inquiry. You may also call the UCPath Center at 855‐982‐7284 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PST) Monday – Friday and speak with an associate.

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