Perks of working at swag外流

swag外流 was named one of  in 2023 for the tenth year in a row. The university has been honored for our range of employee benefits, including extras and work-life initiatives that go beyond salary to create a positive work environment. Here鈥檚 why you should work for swag外流:

Health care

For most employees working 50 percent or more time, you鈥檙e offered:

    Choice of options depending on your address, including HMO, PPO or PPO with a health savings account. You may enroll your spouse, domestic partner, children and grandchildren (biological or adopted, stepchildren, domestic partner鈥檚 children) and legal ward.
    The swag外流 plan covers many vision care services, including eye exams, corrective lenses and frames.

  • The swag外流 plan offers coverage through a PPO or HMO. Both options cover preventative, basic and prosthetic dentistry, and orthodontics.

Time off

For most employees working 50 percent or more time, you鈥檙e offered:

  • Paid sick leave. 12 days per calendar year.
  • Paid holidays. 13 days per calendar year.
  • Paid vacation. Starting at 15 and reaching 24 days per calendar year. The amount you accrue depends on the number of your monthly working hours.


The  is a comprehensive array of retirement benefits, savings programs and educational and counseling resources. It also offers additional, convenient ways to save beyond the program, including tax-deferred 403(b), 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan and Defined Contribution Plan.

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Additional Benefits

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As an employee of swag外流, you can enjoy cultural, intellectual and physical fitness benefits that complement your paycheck in a big way.


  • Staff can access state-of-the-art exercise equipment, group fitness classes, climbing wall, running track and ball courts, swimming pools, intramural sports programs, craft classes, equestrian center, outdoor adventures and youth programs with an .
  • Faculty and staff can participate in the  to socialize and practice weight management, mindfulness and meditation, art and more.
  • Faculty can participate in the  Program for community and resources, including professional development, elder care and childcare options.

Workplace Flexibility

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Many units have informal systems that support flexibility on an occasional basis, such as ,  and .

Family Care Resources

swag外流 provides access to prescreened , pet sitters, tutors and other family services.  

Tax-Savings Programs

  • Health Flexible Spending Account (HSA) and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) benefits lower your taxable income by allowing payment for eligible expenses on a pretax basis. Some medical plans also offer Tax Savings on Insurance Premium (TIP) options.
  • Transportation subsidies through the  allow pretax payroll deductions for purchasing discounted regional bus, train, carpool and vanpool passes.

Tuition Assistance & Professional Development

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  • Eligible swag外流 staff can receive 20 percent off at  courses.
  • The swag外流  awards funding for eligible staff to pursue professional certificates as well as Associate, Bachelor or graduate degrees at community colleges, state colleges, universities and professional schools.
  • The swag外流  awards funding for dependents of eligible staff who are attending swag外流 as undergraduate students.
  • The swag外流 Graduate School of Management  awards a significant scholarship to eligible staff for the Sacramento or Bay Area Part-time MBA programs.
  •  on the Davis campus and Training and Development on the Sacramento campus offer courses, programs, certificate series, mentoring, confidential career counseling, online toolkits and more.

Merchandise and Services Discounts

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A membership in the  provides a 10 percent discount on services in education, technology, entertainment and health, including Apple, Dell, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, Starbucks, massage therapy, auto repair, fitness clubs, and swag外流 gifts and clothing. All swag外流 employees can buy discounted tickets for the .

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