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Open Enrollment is your annual opportunity to maximize the comprehensive health benefits available to you as a UC employee.

UC Merced Benefits is here to help you understand your options, so you can make the best choices for you and your family.

  • Open Enrollment changes will be effective Jan. 1, 2021.
  • UC health plans will be Open for Enrollment from 8 a.m. on Oct. 29, until 5 p.m. on Nov. 24.
  • You will make your Open Enrollment changes through UCPath

What to do during Open Enrollment


  • Plans
  • Coverage Level
  • Covered family members

Enroll or re-enroll in FSA and start/change FSA contribution

Start or change personal HSA contributions

UC Systemwide Virtual Benefit Fair

Join us starting Oct 27th

Medical Rates for 2021

Employee Medical Plan Costs 

Retiree Medical Plan Costs 

What's Changing