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How do I get an employee identification number?

Kristen Caplin will email you your employee ID number as soon as all the hiring paperwork has been completed. International employees will likely experience delays due to additional time required for International Center to process paperwork (see next question for more information). Employee ID will only be available after all applicable approvals have been received.

Do I need to go to the International Center?

If you are an International Scholar/Student, please meet with Kristen Caplin to fill out form for the International Center. Please bring all your visa documents and passport. She will send your paperwork to the International Center. The International Center will contact you to set up a time to meet with them.

The International Center is located on the 3rd Floor of Berkeley Place.
3800 Berkeley PLace (3rd Floor - South Wing)
Irvine, CA 92697-5255
Located at the corner of Campus Dr. and E. Peltason
which is building #4 on the UCI Campus Map (D4)

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
CLOSED: Wednesdays
Tel: 949.824.7249
Fax: 949.824.3090

How do I get an employee ID card?

When you receive your employee identification number, you can go to the Student Center to get an employee identification card. UCItems is located on Periera Drive in front of the UCI Student Center Loading Dock. It is open Monday thru Friday from 9am - 5pm. You also can contact UCItems at 949.824.7555.

Am I eligible for any benefits?

Eligibility for benefits depends on your title, how long you are staying and what percentage you are working. For this reason, you will need to fill out paperwork that BLI's Personnel/Payroll Manager will use to determine your specific benefist eligibility. Below are some useful websites for more information:

How do I get a social security card?

There are two Social Security Offices. One is located in Mission Viejo, 26051 Acero Road. The other is located in Santa Ana, 1851 E. First Street, Suite 500 (Located in the Xerox building, on the corner of 1st Street and Cabrillo).

Social Security
26051 Acero Road
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Toll-Free: 1.800.772.1213
TTY: 1.800.325.0778

Monday-Friday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Except Federal Holidays

Social Security
Fifth Floor
1851 East First Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Toll-Free: 1.800.772.1213
TTY: 1.800.325.0778

Monday-Friday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Except Federal Holidays


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