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UC Berkeley Family Friendly Benefits and Policies

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The University offers a wide variety of benefits to cover employees and their family members.

Please contact your Department Benefits Counselor (DBC) for more information. 


Visiting Scholars and Postdocs

The Postdoctoral Scholar Benefits Plan (PSBP) provides a comprehensive program which offers Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D Insurance, Short-Term Disability Insurance and Voluntary Long-Term Disability Insurance.


Non-Faculty Academic Appointees


UC Berkeley has a variety of policies and programs that are deemed family friendly. This section is designed to help you familiarize yourself with leave policies for circumstances that may be family-related. The benefits section that follows covers the benefits you may be eligible for during family-related leave. It also covers additional benefits for dependents and same-sex domestic partners.

Visiting Scholars and Postdocs