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State Center Community College District offers retirement pension options to eligible employees through different systems - California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS), and Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS).  Employees enroll in a retirement pension system during their new hire onboarding process.  If you are unsure which system you are enrolled in, please contact District Payroll at (559) 243-7100.

Additionally, eligible employees have the option of electing to contribute to a tax-sheltered annuity, such as a 403(b) plan and/or 457 plan.  For more information regarding a supplemental retirement tax-sheltered annuity, visit our Voluntary Benefits and Deductions site 

  • Public Agency Retirement Services Alternative Retirement System (PARS ARS) is a retirement account for part-time, seasonal, and temporary employees who work for public agencies
  • PARS Plan Information Sheet (PDF)

Retiree Health Benefit Options

Medical insurance benefit options may be available to eligible employees based on the applicable bargaining unit agreement, board policy and/or administrative regulation.  For a checklist to assist you through the SCCCD retirement process, email the HR Benefits Staff.

Outside Retirement Benefits