Are you thinking about retiring in the next few years — or in the next few months? Congratulations! It’s a good idea to start preparing as soon as possible, and UC offers plenty of resources to help.

Preparing for Retirement

For UCRP members who are planning to retire within the next five years and for vested inactive members of UCRP. Live and recorded webinars cover topics such as understanding UCRP pension benefits, retirement savings and retiree health coverage.

The UC Retirement Process — Step by Step

For UCRP members who are planning to retire within the next 4-12 months. Live and recorded webinars explain everything you need to know about the retirement process, including required forms, important deadlines and helpful resources. 

Retiree Health Benefits

For those considering retirement from UC within the next 4-12 months. In this live webinar, learn the eligibility rules for retiree health coverage, your health plan options and your projected costs — including coordination with Medicare — so that you can budget for these expenses in retirement. 

Register for Preparing for Retirement (schedule)

Para una traducción al español: June 15, 10 a.m.

Register for The UC Retirement Process – Step by Step (schedule)

Para una traducción al español: May 18, 10 a.m.

Register for Retiree Health Benefits (schedule)

When you register, you will receive a confirmation with relevant webinar information including the instructions for logging in.

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Webinar recordings and slides

Preparing for Retirement (video)  (slides)

Preparing for Retirement – Vested Inactive Members of UCRP (video)

The UC Retirement Process (video) (slides)

UC Sponsored Health Plans: Frequently Asked Questions (video) (slides)

Schedule: Preparing for Retirement 

(subject to change as needed)

Date Time
Thursday, April 22, 2021  10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 27, 2021  10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021* 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 24, 2021 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 22, 2021 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021  10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021  10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

*Esta presentación será traducida al español.  

Not able to attend? View a recorded Preparing for Retirement webinar, or webinar slides

Schedule: The UC Retirement Process — Step by Step 

(subject to change as needed)

Date Time
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 10 – 11 a.m.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021* 10 – 11 a.m.
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 10 – 11 a.m.
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 10 – 11 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021 10 – 11 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 10 – 11 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 10 – 11 a.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021 10 – 11 a.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021  10 – 11 a.m.

*Esta presentación será traducida al español.  

Not able to attend? View a recorded UC Retirement Process webinar, or webinar slides.

Schedule: Retiree Health Benefits 

(subject to change as needed)

Date Time
Thursday, May 13, 2021 10 – 11 a.m.
Thursday, June 10, 2021 10 – 11 a.m.
Thursday, July 8, 2021 10 – 11 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 10 – 11 a.m.