Chapter 19: Retirement, Emeritus/Emerita Status

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19.A Retirement, Emeritus/Emerita Status

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Retired faculty members are encouraged to continue to be involved with the University’s intellectual and cultural life, and the Regents have instituted policies that give faculty a wide range of retirement benefits and options that make a continuing relationship possible. U-M retiree ID cards enable retired faculty and staff to take advantage of many of the privileges available as active employees.

Opportunities available to retired faculty may include:

  • Assistance through the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FASAP)
  • Temporary employment
  • Purchase athletic tickets
  • Access to recreation sports facilities
  • Library privileges
  • Computing services
  • Some parking privileges
  • Ability to join U-M retiree organizations

Additional opportunities may be available to retired faculty to whom the Regents award emeritus/emerita status. See SPG 201.80 about “Emeritus/Emerita Status.”

See the benefits website for more retirement information.

Updated 2022