- Full-time appointments that exceed six months.
- Half-time appointments (50 percent or more) for one year or longer.
- Temporary faculty are required to enter CalPERS membership commencing with the third consecutive semester appointment at half time or more or fourth consecutive quarters.
- Part time or intermittent employment is covered by CalPERS upon completion of 125 days or 1,000 hours of service within a fiscal year.
- Most student employment and instructors appointed to work in extension programs.