A Comprehensive Retirement Education Event for UCSF

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 webcast to help UC San Francisco 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 (known locally as “Ticket to Your UC Retirement”) webcast featuring planning essentials. Expert speakers will cover:

  • 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

Featured speakers include UCSF benefits managers and retirement planners who will explain your UC retirement benefits and eligibility rules for retiree health, describe the steps you need to take when you’re ready to retire and answer your questions. 

UCSF Pathway to Retirement Webcast

Date: Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
Agenda: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm Retirement Education Series

Register for the UCSF Pathway to Retirement Webcast

Event Details


Locally known as Ticket to Your UC Retirement, UCSF faculty and staff are invited to attend this comprehensive retirement education event covering important topics to help you retire with confidence.

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. UCSF Retirement Counselors for Campus employees and the UC Retirement Administration Service Center (RASC) for Health employees are 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: