Take advantage of our free member events and training to learn about your benefits. Subscribe to our Member Education Bulletin to discover what educational opportunities are available.

How to Enroll

Log in to my|CalPERS to quickly and easily view dates, enroll in upcoming classes and events, or schedule a one-on-one appointment to assist you with your questions*. You can also enroll by calling the CalPERS Customer Contact Center at 888 CalPERS (or 888-225-7377).

*Before you Make an Appointment, we recommend you first attend a retirement education class. These classes contain valuable information about CalPERS benefits that may answer your questions.

Upcoming Events

Our events are located throughout the state or hosted online. Select the link to find more information.

Event Date & Time Format

CalPERS Benefits Education Events

Learn about CalPERS services and products available to members at any stage of their career. These events are held regularly throughout the state.

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CalPERS Webinars

Whether you are new to the workforce, mid-career or nearing retirement, webinars can help you plan ahead by better understanding your CalPERS benefits.

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Classes

Our online and instructor-led classes are personalized to your career stage. Instructor-led classes are hosted by our eight Regional Offices throughout the state.

Class Format

Your CalPERS and You

Whether you're early or midway through your career, you'll want to get a better understanding of your CalPERS benefits. Learn about your retirement income sources, how your pension is calculated, purchasing service credit, the importance of having a power of attorney on file, what happens if you leave your employer, and much more.

Instructor-led and online

Planning Your Retirement

Retiring is a significant milestone in your life. As you prepare for retirement, learn what steps to take before that important day. Subjects include how your retirement is calculated, your retirement payment options, the importance of having a power of attorney on file, CalPERS health benefits, and more.

Instructor-led and online

Your Retirement Application and Beyond

Whether you're about to become a retiree or you're already retired, this class is for you. Get step-by-step instructions for completing your retirement application. Once you retire, know about your retirement check deductions and direct deposit. We'll also cover working after retirement, the importance of having a power of attorney on file, your CalPERS retiree health benefits and how life events may affect you.

Instructor-led and online

Completing Your Disability Retirement Application

Did you know that you or someone on your behalf, can file a Disability Retirement Election Application for your retirement? If you have a disabling injury or illness that prevents you from performing your usual job duties with your current employer, you may be eligible for disability retirement. In this class, you'll learn how and when to apply, which forms to complete based on your personal situation and the importance of having a power of attorney on file.

Online only

Benefits Basics

This class provides a general overview of your CalPERS benefits and the choices you have to maximize your retirement security.

Employer requested instructor-led only

Meetings, Outreach, & Presentations

We conduct a variety of meetings, outreach, and presentations on your benefits and other member-related subjects. Select a topic to find more information, and check back regularly to see what's happening in your area.

Topic Format

Diabetes Prevention Program

Learn about this cost-free, preventative care program for members.

In person

Planning Your Financial Future

Enhance your financial security by viewing our short video series and then using our Planning Your Financial Future Checklist.

Online

Social Security & Your CalPERS Pension

Learn how the two retirement benefits relate and affect one another.

Online

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