Retiree Perks & Services

All perks and services are a courtesy to campus retirees and may be subject to change in the future.



Contact Transportation and Parking Services (459-4543) for information regarding FREE parking or bus pass privileges available to UCSC retirees. Or go to TAPS website for information and to apply for a retiree parking pass.

It is important to remember that retirees in recalled appointments are not eligible to use their free parking permit while in recall and must exchange their pass to the TAPS office to avoid unnecessary charges.


Google Open Labs

UCSC Retirees are eligible for free campus Google Open Labs



UCSC retirees are extended courtesy borrowing privileges: UCSC Library


Recreation Facilities


Information on discounted recreation facility fees for retirees' use of recreation facilities can be found by contacting OPERS at 459-2531. Spouses/partners (non-UCSC retirees) 65 and older may be eligible for a discount. Be sure to ask when signing up for membership.

Silver Sneakers

SilverSneakers works with the nation's leading health plans to provide you fitness location access at no additional cost. Click here to see what recreational benefits your health insurance provides. You must be enrolled in a PPO plan. 


Reduced Fee Enrollment

UCSC retirees are eligible for reduced fee enrollment in UCSC courses. Contact the Training & Development Office at 459-5320.

*These perks, services and benefits are extended by UC Santa Cruz departments as a courtesy and subject to change at any time.