Helpful Tools

Retiree Benefits Summary Guides

View these summary guides for retirees for an overview of retirement benefits. More information can be found on the Benefits homepage.

Pre-65 Retirees

Summary Guide for Retirees (January 1 - December 31, 2020): Online | PDF
This guide includes general information about retiring from the University, enrolling in retiree benefits, and more.

Summary Guide to Benefits (Plan Year 2019 - 2020)
This guide outlines the medical, dental, and vision plans available to you as a Pre-65 retiree/spouse/domestic partner.

Post-65 Retirees

2020
Post-65 Retiree Summary Guide (January 1 - December 31, 2020): Online | PDF
This guide includes information about retiring from the University, enrolling in retiree benefits, and more as a Post-65 retiree for calendar year 2020.

2021
Post-65 Retiree Summary Guide
(January 1 - December 31, 2021): Online | PDF
This guides includes information about retiring from the University, enrolling in retiree benefits, and more as a Post-65 retireee for calendar year 2021.

Checklist: The Steps Toward Retirement

Read through this checklist for eligibility, action steps, and benefit options for faculty and staff nearing retirement.

Social Security and Medicare

Review this overview of Medicare and Social Security benefits available to faculty and staff nearing retirement.

Benefit Management Services

The UPMC Benefit Management Services extend to individuals who are retired or disabled and who are eligible to be participants in University of Pittsburgh Health Care Insurance Programs. This service will also extend to eligible family members.

Who to Contact

Resources for retirees include the insurance carriers, Retiree Benefit Service Center, and the University's Benefits Department. Review this helpful list to determine who to contact.