Employees Eligible for Membership

  • 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. 

Exclusions

  • Most student employment and instructors appointed to work in extension programs.