Before beginning the disability application process, talk with a CalSTRS benefits counselor. However, even if you cannot talk with a counselor right away or if you prefer not to talk to a benefits counselor, do not delay submitting your application.
A reasonable accommodation may allow you to continue to perform in your usual duties. CalSTRS may require you to request a reasonable accommodation from your employer before or while you are applying for a disability benefit.
Electronic privacy is crucial for the ongoing success of the Internet as a convenient means to provide customer service. Your personal information will be used only to conduct CalSTRS-related business.