Note: These Services may be available to other UC retirees. Please contact our office.
Zoom and How Do I Use It?
Zoom is online/virtual conferencing program. Many free events are hosted through Zoom. UCI retirees have FULL ACCESS to Zoom through your UCInetID. Please email our office at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Click here for online answers to many questions, such as:
- "I am an instructor/faculty/staff and I would like to use Zoom. How do I get started?"
- "Where do I download the Zoom client? How do I sign-in after downloading the client?"
- "How can I quickly join/start a meeting?"
- "I've tried understanding 'How to' and I'm still having issues"
Anteater Recreation Center (ARC)
You are still eligible to use the ARC! For $112 per quarter, or $336 annually, UCI Retirees are eligible for ARC membership which includes use of the fitness equipment, gym, track, drop-in classes, heated outdoor pool, fee classes and many more programs. www.campusrec.uci.edu
ARAG Legal Insurance
With an UltimateAdvisor® legal insurance plan from ARAG®, count on a wide range of coverage and services, like the examples shown below — and many more — when you work with a Network Attorney to address the legal situations you may encounter in life.
(Employee) Assistance Program (EAP) for Retirees
EAP is a no-cost, confidential assistance program to help address the personal issues faced by UCI faculty, staff, retirees and dependents at both the Campus and Medical Center. This service, staffed by experienced clinicians, is available by phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A Guidance Consultant will refer employees to a local, licensed therapist or to resources in the community.
There are TWO ways to access Guidance Resources benefits:
- Call 844-824-3273You will speak to a Master’s or Doctoral level professional who will guide you to the appropriate services you require.
- Visit Guidance Resources online at Guidance Resources and enter UCI's ID: UCIEAP3.
As of July 1, 2015, this program is administered by ComPsych Guidance Resources (in partnership with UCI). Download the UCI EAP Summary of Services/FAQ Flyer (PDF)
Health and Dental Benefits
UC has a Retirement Administration Customer Service Center in Oakland, 800-888-8267, to answer your health plan questions and assist you regarding Medicare enrollment procedures. In addition, if you experience problems with services and/or claims with your medical plan, please contact UCI's Health Care Facilitator at 949-824-9065.
Continued UCI library access is available to UCI Retirees. Present your UCI Retiree or Emeriti ID card. Library cards may be acquired. UC Irvine Library Loan Desks are located in the following locations:
- Langson (Main) Library: 2nd Floor Lobby, 949-824-6842
- Science Library: 2nd Floor Lobby, 949-824-3692
- Grunigen Medical Library, 714-456-5585
UCI Investment Information
To access your UCI Investment information, call your UCI Fidelity Investments Tax-Exempt Service Company, Inc. (FITSCO) representative at 1-866-682-7787, or visit http://netbenefits.fidelity.com for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week.
UCInetID and Email Access
All UCI Retirees now have the option to maintain their UCInetIDs and UCI email addresses! This new benefit will make it easier for you to keep those contacts that you have enjoyed here at UCI as well as receive notices regarding upcoming information sessions and events. Use the Self-Service link here or view and download the Email/UCInetID Continuance form on this website.
Note: To maintain or reinstate your UCInetID, please contact Jeri Frederick, Director, Center for Emeriti and Retirees, by phone: 949-824-7769, or email: email@example.com to obtain sponsorship. Once you have been sponsored you will be able to access your UCI email. You can view more information about UCI Retiree email access here: