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What is myCalSTRS?

myCalSTRS offers easy, secure and convenient access to your accounts and CalSTRS forms anytime, anywhere. Register at Once you complete the one-time registration process, your myCalSTRS account will be active.

Access online services during every career stage

Currently working?

Use myCalSTRS to:

  • Update your contact information.
  • Access your annual Retirement Progress Report and view information reported by your employer.
  • View your account balances.
  • Name and update your one-time death benefit recipient.
  • Ask questions and receive prompt, secure answers.
  • Complete and submit forms.
  • Link to your CalSTRS Pension2® 403(b) or 457(b) account, if you have one.

Ready to retire?

With myCalSTRS you can:

  • Elect a preretirement election of an option beneficiary to provide a lifetime monthly benefit to one or more loved ones if you should die before retirement.
  • Apply for retirement.

Enjoying retirement?

Continue accessing myCalSTRS to:

  • Sign up for direct deposit. Save time and help conserve natural resources.
  • View your monthly payment statements to track your deductions and annual benefit adjustments.
  • Access your 1099-R form each January to prepare your taxes.
  • Obtain a Verification of Benefits letter for applying for a Social Security benefit or loan.
  • Estimate the effect various tax withholding scenarios may have on your monthly payment and update your tax withholding preferences as needed.

myCalSTRS registration video

For help registering, watch the myCalSTRS registration video. Then go to and click Register Now.

myCalSTRS frequently asked questions

How do I log in? 

Log in to myCalSTRS at You’ll need to enter your username and password. If you’re unable to log in successfully, click Forgot your username or password?

How can I update my profile? 

When logged in to myCalSTRS, you can Update Your Profile from the Settings menu. Be sure to keep your email and mailing addresses and phone number current.

Is my account information secure? 

Protecting your CalSTRS personal and financial information is among our highest priorities. We have strict policies and guidelines in place to ensure your personal information remains private and secure. To learn about our privacy and security policies, read our conditions of use.

myCalSTRS help videos

For help resetting your password, requesting a Verification of Benefits letter, and enrolling, updating or canceling a direct deposit, watch the myCalSTRS help videos.