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​CalSTRS Information for San Diego

California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) service centers offer:

  • Benefits planning sessions by appointment.
  • Financial and retirement workshops designed to meet members' needs at different career stages.
  • Increased CalSTRS benefits specialist availability.
  • CalSTRS publications and forms pick up, review and drop-Off.
  • General walk-in assistance.

For general questions about CalSTRS benefits, forms, account statements or specific account information, or to schedule a Group Session or Individual Appointment, log on to the CalSTRS website or call 1-800-228-5453. 

Group Counseling Sessions

CalSTRS and You (early and mid-career members): Go over CalSTRS benefits, online tools that are available 24/7, and your financial future.

CalSTRS and Your Retirement (nearing retirement): Go over beneficiary options and how to protect your loved ones, details on retirement choices, personalized benefit estimates.

Application Roundtable: Access hands-on retirement application assistance. Finalize and submit your Service Retirement Application. Bring your spouse or partner to sign your application.

Service Center Locations:

San Diego Member Service Center 

CalSTRS' sixth service center is staffed by CalSTRS employees and located in San Diego's Mission Valley area in the San Diego Rio Vista Tower III. The center has convenient access to major freeways, bus lines, rail, and trolley systems. 

Address: 9095 Rio San Diego Drive, San Diego, CA 92108

Arrival: Office is located in Suite 350 on the 3rd floor

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

(Open year-round, including school breaks. The office is closed on state holidays.)

Appointment Request: 800-228-5453 (select option 3)

North County San Diego Member Service Center (San Marcos) - By Appointment Only

Arrival: Office is located in room 128D

Appointment Request: 800-228-5453 (select option 3)

Sacramento CalSTRS Office:

Customer Service Phone: 1-800-228-5453 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
TTY: 916-229-3541 - Fax: 916-229-3879
Teletalk (24-hour FAQs): 1-800-222-8844