The UP Side LIVE! – October 24, 2019 / NEW TIME!

In the latest edition of The UP Side we announced our fall open forum, The UP Side LIVE! on October 24. We learned that the time overlapped with another event on campus and have moved the time of our event to the afternoon.

The UP Side LIVE! will be held Thursday, October 24 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in MLK 225.

In order to make this event meaningful to you, please complete this short survey and let us know what you’d like to learn.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out:

2019 Benefits Fair and Open Enrollment

University Personnel is pleased to announce the 2019 Employee Benefits and Services Fair and Open Enrollment dates.

The Fair will be held Tuesday, September 24 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Benefits providers will be in attendance, as will CalPERS and your SJSU Benefits Representatives. In addition, numerous other vendors will be available to talk about discounts and options for SJSU employees.

Benefits Open Enrollment begins Monday, September 9, 2019, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, October 4, 2019. All changes made during Open Enrollment are effective January 1, 2020. Once the Open Enrollment period opens, changes can be made in SJSU @ Work Open Enrollment.

Reminder: If you do not make changes by the deadline, all current selections will remain in place for 2020. The only exception is flexible spending accounts. To continue those contributions you must re-enroll during this period. The Fair is a great time to talk with providers and your Benefits Representative about possible changes to your enrollment.

Make sure to bring your Tower ID Card for entry into the event and the chance to win a prize.

This event is wheelchair accessible. Individuals needing accommodations should contact (408) 924-2250 as early as possible.

See you in September!

April 1 Paycheck Distribution

University Personnel South (UPD Building, 3rd floor) will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. on Monday, April 1, 2019 for employees who wish to pick up their March paycheck. Employees must bring a photo ID and may only pick up their own check.

Department contacts can pick up paychecks when the campus reopens on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

If you have any questions, please contact University Personnel at 408-924-2250 or

The UP Side LIVE!

University Personnel is pleased to announce The UP Side LIVE!, our inaugural in-person forum. You’ve read our newsletter, now see us in person! We will discuss process and procedure updates, upcoming initiatives, and answer your questions.

The UP Side LIVE! will take place Wednesday, April 10 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in the Student Union Theater and is open to all employees. You don’t need to register…just show up!

As we prepare for the day, we’d love to hear from you. What topics do you want to learn more about? What questions are you hoping to get answered? Please complete this short Google form by March 29 to help us make this event meaningful to you.

If you have any questions or need accommodations, please contact University Personnel via email at or phone at 408-924-2250.

We look forward to seeing you there!