supporting the mission empowering HR
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October 28 - 30

San Diego Marriott La Jolla

La Jolla, CA


Registration for regular attendees is now full. Please keep us in mind for next year’s institute!

Hotel booking at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla is now sold out. Please email us if you need assistance in hotel alternatives.

HR professional

An institute for YOU, the HR professional at UC.

Three goals of event for attendees

The Systemwide Human Resources Institute (SWHRI) is a forum for University of California HR professionals to come together for professional development. Over three days the attendees will be able to choose from 30 concurrent classes in over 14 different topics specifically related to HR in higher education. Classes will range from disability and leave management to HR operations; from EEO/Diversity & Inclusion to Affirmative Action planning; from academic personnel to staff performance management; from labor relations to policy interpretation and implementation; from developing personal collaboration skills to thinking and communicating strategically.


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In Focus: Human Resources at UC


"Human Resources is a critical strategic partner ensuring that the University of California meets its mission of teaching, research, and public service through the people that work at UC. Developing our UC HR professional’s capabilities in support of this mission is one of my highest priorities. I invite you to save the date for the inaugural Systemwide Human Resources Institute!"

VP-Systemwide HR Dwaine Duckett

Dwaine B. Duckett
Vice President of Systemwide Human Resources

University of California 

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Who should attend?


The Institute is open to:

  • HR professionals new to UC, new to HR, new to public sector/higher education HR


  • Mid-career HR employees looking to further their professional growth


  • Senior level HR professionals looking to share their expertise and mentor their colleagues


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Cost of Attendance


Institute Registration........................................$350.00

Hotel Room Rate*..............$205.00 + taxes per night

*Reservations must be made by Oct. 2 to secure group rate.