Health Benefits


CSU employees are eligible to retire when they have five years of CalPERS service at age 50 years or later.

To receive retirement health benefits, you need to:

  • Retire within 120 days of your separation from employment
  • Be eligible for enrollment in a CalPERS medical plan on your date of separation
  • Receive a retirement allowance from CalPERS

Retirement Benefits:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage can continue into retirement for eligible employees and their eligible dependents
  • CSU-paid life insurance (if applicable) does not continue into retirement, but retirees are provided the option to convert their CSU-paid life insurance to an individual policy
  • CSU-paid LTD insurance (if applicable) ends upon separation from employment