Retiree ID (Perks & Discounts)

Get these great discounts and access to perks with your retiree ID!

To take advantage of special Cal Connection (access or discounts to campus services and departments) arranged by UCBRC, you must use a retiree ID card that identifies you as retired staff, retired faculty or their surviving spouse or partner. Request a Retiree ID card by calling (510) 642-5461 or emailing

Library Privileges for Retirees

  • Obtain a retiree ID card from the UC Berkeley Retirement Center.
  • Present your retiree ID card and a government-issued photo ID to the Privileges Desk, Doe Library, Floor 1 to obtain a borrowing card.
  • Remote access to licensed electronic resources such as journals and databases is available with this card.

Happy retiree with ID Card