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Benefits

When it comes to treating our employees right, our priorities include providing an outstanding benefits package. After all, once you become a Cougar, we want to ensure that you stick around.

CSUSM’s comprehensive program of benefits to eligible employees and their families includes: health, dental, and vision insurance, various retirement packages, generous paid time off, tuition fee waiver, on-campus child development center, and discounts from thousands of name-brand merchants through our Perks at Work program.

CSUSM’s comprehensive program of benefits to eligible employees and their families includes:

  • Health insurance: With more than a dozen options – including a handful at no monthly cost to the employee – we have something to meet everyone’s needs.
  • Dental and Vision: Provided at no cost to employees.
  • Retirement: Employees are automatically enrolled in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and CSU retiree medical, dental and vision benefits are available to employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Tuition Waiver: Eligible employees can take California State University courses at reduced rates. They can even transfer their benefits to a spouse, registered domestic partner or dependent child.
  • On-campus Child Development Center: Since 2007, our Center for Children and Families has provided convenient, high quality childcare to students, faculty and staff, as well as families in the larger community. Childcare and preschool education is available to children from six weeks to 5 years old with low teacher-student ratios.
  • Additionally, CSUSM offers generous paid time off, including vacation, sick leave, up to 30-day paid parental leave, 13 paid holidays and one personal holiday each year. 

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