Benefits Information

Oxy offers excellent health, dental, life and retirement benefits, along with many other unique tiger extras including use of our swimming pool, weight room and gym facilities, tennis courts, library, and other outstanding resources.

You can access the Occidental College Benefits Resource Center by clicking on the appropriate link below:


Teamsters 911 Employees
Look here for periodic updates on College benefits, including open -enrollment periods and other information, as well as quick access to our insurance providers.

Occidental College Health Plan Update
The information contained in this update represents a change to the rules of the Occidental College Health Plans. Please read carefully.

Affordable Care Act
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (the healthcare reform law) requires the enclosed notice to be sent to every employee.

Basic Leave Entitlement
FMLA requires covered employers to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to eligible employees.

Keep Your Beneficiary Designations Up-to-Date
Please remember to keep your beneficiary designations up-to-date. This will guarantee that your loved ones will be protected. Beneficiaries should be designated for both the life insurance plans offered by the College and the TIAA retirement annuity plans. Please contact Karen Salce at x2945 as soon as possible if you would like to update or check on your beneficiaries under these programs.

Summary Annual Report for Occidental College Employees for 2019
This is a summary of the annual report for College-sponsored benefit plans, 95-1667177 for 2019. Annual reports for each plan have been filed with the Internal Revenue Service, as required under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).

Tuition Exchange Program
Occidental College participates in the Tuition Exchange Program, which provides national scholarship opportunities for dependent children of faculty, administrators, and staff who have completed at least five years of continuous full-time service to the College.

Voluntary Life Insurance Rates

Jury Duty Leave Policy
It is the College's policy to enable its employees to fulfill their civic obligations. If an employee is called to serve on jury duty, the employee is requested to notify his or her supervisor immediately.

Retirement Plan Documents

Occidental College 403(b) Retirement Plan

Retirement Choice Conversion Information - Eff. 1/1/18

Military Service Amendment

Roth Amendment

Kaiser Permanente
Blue Shield

The following websites provide useful information regarding retirement benefits, the LifeBalance Employee Assistance Program, the Tuition (Scholarship) Exchange Program, PetAssure. PetPlus and CareCounsel:
Life Balance
Tuition Exchange