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    Davis, CA 95616

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The University of California has partnered with Garnett-Powers & Associates (GPA) to broker the University of California Postdoctoral Scholar Benefits Plan (PSBP). This plan is a comprehensive package of benefits tailored to the needs of postdoctoral scholars and their families. Benefits offered include medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, life, accidental death and dismemberment, and voluntary long-term disability coverage.

To enroll in the benefit plans available, please go to You will find plan information, instructions and the online form allowing you to enroll in the plans you choose.

If you have questions or concerns not addressed at the website, you are encourage to contact Garnett-Powers PSBP Customer Service at: 1-800-254-1758.

If you have additional questions, you may contact the Postdoctoral Scholar Benefits Coordinator at Campus Benefits: (530) 754-4922. Individual consultation may be scheduled.

Enrollment Process

Step 1 (at Garnett-Powers website):
  • Review the plan descriptions and make coverage choices
  • Retrieve online enrollment form
  • Complete the form on screen and click the "Create Printable Enrollment Form" and print the form.

Step 2 (at UC Davis):
  • Sign the form, make a copy for your records, and send the signed original to HR/Campus Benefits, Attn: Postdoc Benefits Coordinator

A confirmation letter will be sent from Campus Benefits to your home verifying receipt and processing of the enrollment form.

Please note: Enrollment in PSBP is not complete until both steps have been completed.

Last Updated: April 11, 2013