Employee Perks

Employee Benefits

Popular Perks

UC Berkeley faculty and staff have access to special perks and preferred pricing on services and merchandise for organizational and personal use through our campus partners and sponsors.

Below is a list of our most popular benefits.

Columbia Sportswear 

UC Berkeley staff and faculty have access up to 50% off at the Columbia employee store during a selected time frame. The discount applies to Columbia, Sorel, Mountain Hard Wear, and Prana products. This discount can be accessed here.

The access dates are:

February 1st - February 28th

May 1st - May 31st

August 1st - August 31st

Bank of the West

Bank at Work

The Bank at Work program for UC Berkeley employees gives you access to customized financial guidance, special offers and great perks on a variety of products and services. Find out more about your benefits as a UC Berkeley employee

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On-Campus Financial Specialist

Bank of the West is committed to helping the entire UC Berkeley community meet their short and long-term financial goals with dedicated specialists available to serve all your banking needs. Learn more about your specialists or feel free to schedule time with them during their regular on-campus office hours.

Farmers GroupSelect(SM)

​​UC Berkeley faculty, staff and retirees have special access to discounted personal auto, homeowners and renters insurance products from Farmers GroupSelectSM.

View our UC Berkeley - Farmers employee page to find the right insurance package for you.

Peet's

Peet’s Campus Locations

Peet's Coffee is currently being served at the following on-campus locations: The Den, Pat Brown's, The Golden Bear Cafe, Terrace Cafe, Common Grounds, and the Recreational Sports Facility. 

Did you know? A portion of every Peet's Coffee purchase made at Cal Dining Peet's locations or through Cal Dining helps support UC Berkeley student programs and campuswide initiatives including:

  • Graduate Professional Development Grants

  • Campus Sustainability Programs

  • Basic Needs Skills Course

  • An on-campus farm and gardening program

Visit the Peet's partner page to learn more!

Residence Inn

UC Berkeley employees can receive a Berkeley employee corporate rate on rooms booked at the ResidenceInn Berkeley. Employees must show UC Berkeley employee ID upon arrival/check-in. Blackout dates apply.

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CDW-G Employee Discount

UC Berkeley faculty and staff have access to discounted offerings* on over 15,000 hardware and software products from brands such as Apple, Lenovo, HP, Samsung and more. 

In addition, a portion of purchases made using your @Berkeley.edu email account go back to support UC Berkeley programs and departments:

*Discount amounts may vary between products and brands.

Create your account today by visiting cdwg.com/ucberkeley

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Financial Empowerment Series

The Bank at Work (BAW) Empowerment Series features the following topics:

  • Banking Basics
  • Preventing Identity Theft
  • Borrowing Basics
  • Mortgage for the First-Time Homebuyer
  • Investment and Retirement Planning

Request a group or individual BAW presentation today.

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Peets.com Free Delivery

UC Berkeley employees can receive 10% off plus free shipping at Peets.com by using their @Berkeley.edu campus account and applying code CALPEETS at checkout.

Bank of the West ATMS

Campus Bank and ATMs

Bank of the West has 10 ATMs across campus to ensure that faculty and staff can easily and conveniently do their banking without having to leave campus.

In addition to convenient access to ATMs, employees can access an on-campus branch located in the ASUC Student Union, MLK Jr. Building on the 1st floor. 
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