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Benefits for retirees

As a retiree, your primary retirement benefits (pension or savings) and supplemental retirement savings provide income. Retiree health and welfare benefits offer an extra layer of security.

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Primary retirement benefits (pension or savings)

Primary retirement benefits are the pension or savings contributions you earned to provide income during your retirement. Exactly how that’s structured depends on when you were hired.

On or after July 1, 2016 UC Retirement Choice pension or savings benefits Between July 1, 2013, and June 30, 2016 UCRP 2013 Tier pension benefits Before July 1, 2013 UCRP 1976 Tier pension benefits

Retirement savings plans

Find information about the supplemental UC Retirement Savings Program plans — the 403(b), 457(b), and DC Plans — you may have used to build additional retirement savings. 

Health & home

UC’s generous medical and dental coverage for retirees, plus additional options at affordable UC rates.

Dental Your choice of UC-paid Delta Dental plans Vision VSP Vision Care Legal ARAG Accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) Prudential Pets Nationwide

Understanding your retiree benefits

Questions about your benefits? Learn more about your eligibility and coverage, and find online resources and personalized support to help you take full advantage of your retiree benefits.