Important update: In-person Pathway to Retirement events at UC Irvine Health and UC Irvine campus have been cancelled. Space is available for event webcasts; please register below.

A Comprehensive Retirement Education Event for UC Irvine

Every successful journey starts with proper planning and preparation. And because this is especially true for retirement, the University of California is offering a special educational event to help UC Irvine faculty and staff have the financial security to enjoy all that retirement brings. Whether it’s months or years away, your pathway to a successful retirement starts here!

We invite you to attend the Pathway to Retirement event featuring planning essentials:

  • Envisioning your retirement
  • Income planning for the long term
  • UC pension and Retirement Savings Program benefits
  • Social Security benefits and claiming strategies
  • Health coverage for retirees
  • Navigating the UC retirement process
  • Important resources and next steps

Interested spouses and partners are welcome to attend!

UC Irvine Health

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Location: UCI Medical CenterOnsite event cancelled, available by webcast only

  • 2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Registration and Refreshments
  • 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Retirement Education Sessions

Register for the Pathway to Retirement UCI Health Webcast

UC Irvine Campus

Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Location: Merage School of Business Auditorium SB1 –Onsite event cancelled, available by webcast only
  • 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Registration and Refreshments
  • 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. Retirement Education Sessions

Register for the Pathway to Retirement UCI Campus Webcast

Event Details


UC Irvine faculty and staff are invited to attend this comprehensive retirement education event covering important topics to help you retire with confidence. Not only will you learn about retirement essentials, you'll also leave with a guidebook containing detailed checklists of next steps and resources to delve deeper on all of the presented topics.

Who should attend?

Anyone thinking about retirement and how to best prepare for this significant life change. Spouses and partners are encouraged to attend.

What will I learn?

  1. Envisioning Your Retirement: You've likely spent much of your career supporting UC's mission. What's next? Whether it's watching grandkids, traveling around the world, or helping those in need, doing something meaningful not only makes you happier but also has been shown to improve health. Learn ways to help you figure out your second act.

  2. Retirement Income Planning: Establishing and sticking to a budget is more important than ever in retirement. Learn what to expect from three main sources of income: UC retirement benefits, Social Security, and other savings. Get tips for maximizing your income and how to develop a plan to make sure your money lasts through retirement.

  3. Retiree Health: Medical costs in retirement can be significant. What kind of health insurance benefits can you expect from UC, Medicare, and the private market? Learn about your options and projected costs, so that you can budget for these expenses in retirement.

  4. Retirement Process: Retiring from UC takes planning and knowing where to go for what. The UC Retirement Administration Service Center (RASC) is ready to help you through the process. Learn what you need to do to make sure the retiring process is smooth and timely. Get familiar with the many resources available to help.

How to Prepare

Make the most of the Pathway to Retirement event by doing some basic research. It helps to know how much retirement income you are projected to have:

Maps, Directions and Parking

Please note that onsite events have been cancelled. 

UCI Health event

UCI Medical Center – Bldg 53, Auditorium
101 The City Drive Orange, CA 92868

Maps & directions
Fidelity‐sponsored parking is available.

UCI Campus event

Merage School of Business  Auditorium SB1
4293 Pereira Dr, Irvine, CA 92697

Maps & directions
Fidelity‐sponsored parking is available.