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September 19, 2022 - October 14, 2022

Your benefits can make a difference in your health, wellness and lifestyle. This web site provides information pertaining to the CSU's annual Open Enrollment period.  Open enrollment is your once-a-year opportunity to learn about new offerings and to make additions, changes or deletions to your benefits.

During open enrollment you can enroll, change, or cancel the following benefits:

CalPERS Health

Health Care Reimbursement Account (HCRA)
Dependent Care Reimbursement Account (DCRA)
Voluntary Benefit Plans

Detailed information regarding Open Enrollment and all CSU core and voluntary benefit plans can be found on the CSU Systemwide Benefits Open Enrollment website

The effective date for all changes made during Open Enrollment will be January 1, 2023.  If you need additional assistance, please send an email to the Office of Human Resources at

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In-Person CSUB Benefits Fair

The office of Human Resources invites CSUB benefit eligible employees to join us at our Annual Employee Benefits Fair on Tuesday, October 4, in the Solario de Fortaleza room at the Student Recreation Center from 10:00 a.m. to Noon. Representatives from the different benefit providers will be on hand to answer any questions, discuss service concerns, provide informative material, and raffle off neat little giveaways. Drinks and desserts will be provided. For in-person attendance, please complete your COVD-19 screening. You will show your clearance to the SRC staff as you enter the building.

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Virtual CSUB Benefits Fair

Please join us for a virtual benefits fair hosted by the CSU Chancellor’s Office. Your CSUB benefits team and benefit providers will be available to video or text chat during the Benefits Fair. This is your opportunity to learn about your benefit updates for 2023.

The Central Region Virtual Benefits Fair will be held on Zoom Events. In order to attend this event, you must register. You must be logged into Zoom using your campus assigned email address. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with a link and instructions on how to join. Use the link provided below to register for the CSU Bakersfield Virtual Benefits Fair.

Central Region | Wednesday, October 5, 2022 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Bakersfield, Channel Islands, Fresno, Monterey Bay, Northridge, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo and Stanislaus

Click here to register via Zoom


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Health Benefits

CalPERS Health Information

2023 Health Plan Rates

Health Plan Summary of Benefits & Coverage

Anthem Blue Cross Select HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Traditional HMO
Blue Shield Access Plus HMO
Blue Shield TRIO
Health Net SmartCare HMO
Kaiser HMO
UnitedHealthcare Alliance HMO
PERS Gold Basic PPO
PERS Platinum Basic PPO
Peace Officers Research Assoc of Calif (PORAC)

Dental Benefits

Dental Plan Summaries
Delta Dental Value Added Info
Delta Dental Website

VSP Vision Plan

VSP Vision Plan
VSP LightCare
VSP Website

Open Enrollment Forms

Based on your enrollment selections, HR will send you a copy of the completed enrollment form(s) for your records.  Please disregard the return email that you will receive from Adobe Sign after you have submitted the Benefits Worksheet.  You will not be able to access the worksheet after it has been submitted

HMO Provider Directories

HMO Provider Directory for

Blue Cross Traditional
Blue Shield Access+
HealthNet Smart Care:


HMO Provider Directory for

Blue Cross Select
Blue Cross Traditional
Blue Shield Access+
HealthNet Smart Care
United HealthCare: