Sign up for direct deposit
You can have your check electronically deposited in your bank account by applying online at myCalSTRS or by filling out the Direct Deposit Authorization form.
Direct deposit is safe and fast
- More than 90 percent of CalSTRS retirees choose direct deposit.
- It is safe, quick and reliable.
- It reduces the risk of your check getting lost in the mail, stolen or forged.
- If your check is lost, stolen or forged, replacing your check takes less time.