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Getting Ready to Retire

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If you are thinking about retiring, there are several resources to assist you through this process:

  • Visit the  Retired Employee Insurance page: Basic and Optional coverage details; information for current Retired Employees.

  • Review the Enrollment Guide for Retiring Employees: A guide to help you understand your UT insurance benefits as you make the transition to retirement.

  • Be sure to contact the Social Security Administration to enroll in Medicare at the appropriate time. Visit the UT SELECT and Medicare page to learn more. Depending on your age and health status, you may need to enroll in Medicare prior to retiring to ensure you are fully covered at the start of your retirement.  

Plan your Retirement

UT System Retirement Planning Guide
(9:27 min)

Guide for Retiring Employees

2022-2023 Enrollment Guide for Retiring Employees




Am I eligible to retire?

See TRS retirement eligibility requirements

Am I eligible for Retired Employee Insurance Benefits?

View and download our Retirement Eligibility Flowchart


If you have questions about your eligibility for retirement under TRS or ORP, please contact your location institution Benefits Office.

Retirement Savings

If you have reached retirement age, you can start enjoying your retirement savings. Contact your local Benefits Office for more information.