Information About Retirement

Faculty contemplating retirement should consult with the Benefits Office at least three months in advance of the prospective date. It is not unreasonable to start planning retirement well in advance, several months or even years ahead of the possible date. The Benefts office can provide important information and is happy to advise Faculty so that they can make careful, well informed decisions.

In collaboration with CFW, CER and Academic Personnel Office (APO) Sponsors in Winter a pre-retirement planning workshop. At these occasions Faculty are able to ask questions of and share their concerns with Benefits experts.

After retirement emeritus faculty are sometimes recalled to service to teach courses. Although compensation is by mutual agreement there is a recommended salary scale.

Helpful Links:

At this website there is a list of handbooks on retirement and survivor benefits.

The local contact for benefits at UCSC is at this website:

For Pre - Retirement Information: