Virtual Conference UC Benefits Professionals Symposium


Welcome to the 2022 Benefits Fair, hosted by the University of California, Office of the President! We invite you to discover all there is to know about Open Enrollment 2022. Whether you’re an employee who is looking to make benefit plan changes, or retiree curious for more information about what’s being offered during this year’s OE, the 2022 Benefits Fair will provide the answers, and so much more.

Why you should attend:

  • Gain insight on what’s happening during Open Enrollment and how changes to benefits could impact you and your family
  • Connect with plan representatives
  • Read, print or download helpful Open Enrollment materials

Attending the 2022 Benefits Fair should leave you feeling confident in making the benefit plan choices that best fit you and your family. The Benefits Fair is open 24/7 until Open Enrollment closes at 5 pm on Friday, November 18, 2022.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Fair will open at 8:00 am PST on Tuesday, October 25 and close at 5:00 pm PST on Friday, November 18.

The event is open to all employees and retirees.  The information provided is specific to the Faculty/Staff and Annuitant benefit programs.  The Fair does not provide benefits information for the Postdoctoral Scholars Benefits Program, Residents/Fellows Benefits, or the UC Student Health Insurance Plan.

Yes, the entire event is online and features a user-friendly virtual event platform. Attendees can click on the exhibition halls to visit the benefit plans booths and the UC location booths (including opportunities for live interaction, chat, and messaging features), or the Info desk to ask questions about the event.

Yes, only registrants have access to the event – Click here for the registration page. Registration will open when the event goes live at 8:00 am PST on Monday, October 24

The event time zone is Pacific Standard Time (PST).

No, there is no need to download or install any software. You can attend through your web browser.

Chrome or Firefox is recommended for the best user experience.

There are two exhibit halls with booths hosted by the benefit plans and by the UC locations. Visit the booths to view pre-recorded webinars, engage with representatives, download benefits documents and find other helpful information resources.

Yes, each benefit plan and UC location booth provides the opportunity to engage with their representatives through scheduled chat times, Q&A functions, or by leaving a message. Engagement methods may vary by company or UC location.

Yes, there is pre-recorded content available throughout the Open Enrollment period.

Yes, you can visit UC location booths and benefit plan booths to download materials from the Resources tab to save, print, or email to yourself during the Open Enrollment period. Once Open Enrollment ends, this feature will no longer be available. Please download and save before November 18, 2022.

After logging in to the event, select the sign labeled “Click for event road map” for an orientation on how to find your way through the Benefits Fair

For technical questions about the virtual event platform, contact

If you cannot access the Benefits Fair nor reach the Information Desk or have questions about your benefits options that are not answered by the available materials, please contact your local Benefits Office.