UC Retirement Choice Program


This website allows you to learn more about your primary retirement benefit options (Pension Choice or Savings Choice), see how your retirement benefits could build over time under each option, and make your selection once you’ve decided which option is best for you.

Participation in one of the primary retirement benefit options is required, and the costs are shared by you and UC.

As you consider your options, here are two important reminders:

  • The sooner you enroll in Pension Choice or Savings Choice, the sooner you start receiving UC contributions (and service credit under Pension Choice). Your enrollment window closes once you submit a choice.
  • If you don’t choose a primary retirement option within your 90-day eligibility window, you will automatically be enrolled in Pension Choice, and you may not change your enrollment.

When you’re ready to make your choice, here’s what you need to do:

  1. LOG IN. You will need to register with NetBenefits®, if you have not already, before you can continue.
  2. Select Pension Choice or Savings Choice for your primary retirement benefit, confirm your choice, then print your confirmation.

What would you like to do?