Achievement and SPOT Awards

May SPOT and Achievement Award submission deadlines have been extended – see summary below:

Award Type

Original Due Date

New Due Date

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STAR Information available on PeopleConnect


Benefits orientations

UC Benefits Overview for Academics and Staff, Webinar Session

  • Webinar Date:
    • Full Benefits Eligibility:  Each Friday of the month (with the exception of holidays)
    • Mid-Level or Core Level Eligibility:  2nd Thursday of each month
  • Webinar Time:
    • 10:30am-Noon
  • Webinar Info:
    • To join the webinar online, go to, select “join a meeting,” and enter meeting ID: 951 787 5041
    • For audio, call 408-638-0968; meeting ID: 951 787 5041

UC Benefits Overview for Postdocs, Webinar Session

  • Webinar Date:
    • 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month
  • Webinar Time:
    • 9:30am-10:30am
  • Webinar Info:
    • To join the webinar online, go to, select “join a meeting,” and enter meeting ID: 428 432 9103
    • For audio, call 669-900-6833; meeting ID: 428 432 9103

The UC Retirement Administration Service Center (RASC) is transitioning to remote operations. Read more on UCNet.

Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)

As of March 17, FSAP is taking an active role in slowing down the spread of COVID-19 by supporting UCSF faculty, staff, residents, clinical fellows, and postdoctoral scholars through distance counseling services.  We continue to provide assistance to the UCSF community by conducting all psychological counseling and consultation services via a HIPAA-compliant tele-therapy platform and/or by phone. To make an appointment, please call our main line at (415) 476-8279. Please note, due to the high volume of calls, we may get back to you within 72 hours.

Health Insurance Coverage

The UCSF Health Care Facilitator Program remains fully available by phone to address any question regarding insurance coverage related to COVID-19 or access to care. For the most rapid response, please email Sue Forstat.

Labor & Employee Relations

Ongoing support from your assigned LER Consultant is available and urgent issues are being triaged via our central email box: [email protected].

Learning & Organizational Development (L&OD):

All Management Practice Series sessions are either happening via zoom or being re-scheduled. Registered participants will receive updates informing them of the status of their session.

New Employee Orientation (NEO)

Adjustments: Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020, NEO will temporarily transition to remote orientations for Staff, Academic, and Postdoc titles:

  • In-person NEO sessions will temporarily be halted due to the city’s shelter-in-place directive
  • In place of in-person sessions, modified processes have been established to allow for the remote signing of required payroll and employment verification forms
  • Benefits presentations will be provided via a weekly web-based orientation
  • New-hires will be instructed to go to WEID directly to obtain their ID badge

Performance Evaluations

Given the disruption to operations and competing priorities for our clients, the campus performance evaluation deadline has been extended to March 31, 2020 (original deadline was March 16, 2020). We have updated the online resources with the new deadline.

Staff Engagement Survey

The 2020 Staff Engagement Survey has been canceled. Read more from Chief Learning Officer Nancy Duranteau.

Talent Acquisition

All recruitment interviews are being done remotely. Read more.