Faculty Retirement Information

Last updated December 2012

When are you eligible to retire?

The Benefits office has a tool called a Retirement Health Benefits Estimator that calculates the earliest month and year during which you’ll be eligible to retire from the university with health benefits.

If your earliest eligibility date is sooner than 2021, you’ll see several years listed and what the university contribution will be for you and your dependents depending on when you retire.

Get informed!

The UM Benefits web site is an excellent resource to learn more about retirement and provides a comprehensive collection of retirement related information and materials.

Other links

SPG 201.83 – Retirement

SPG 201.80 – Emeritus/Emerita Titles

SPG 201.91 – Distinguished University Professorships

Provost’s Office/Faculty Handbook  

Investment planning for retirement

To schedule a one-on-one meeting with an investment counselor for retirement planning, contact:

TIAA-CREF tel: 800-732-8353

Fidelity Investments tel: 800-642-7131

Moving from career success to retirement success

Check out CEW’s popular workshop series entitled “Moving from Career Success to Retirement Success”.

Ready to explore the next step?

If you are ready to meet with your LSA divisional associate dean to discuss retirement plans, please contact the relevant divisional executive secretary below for an appointment. 

Natural Sciences:  Brenda Suliman
(734) 647-2762
Humanities & Social Sciences:  Renee Silverthorn
(734) 647-2115


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