When you are getting ready to retire, there are many important factors to consider. There are two options available for retirement at the university: Regular Retirement and Phased Retirement. Both are excellent ways to begin your new chapter in life.
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Regular Retirement

You must be at least 55 years to be eligible for retiree benefits and 62 years and 10+ years of continuous benefit eligible service to receive the UI contribution.

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Phased Retirement Program

To participate in phased retirement, you must receive approval from your department and appropriate administrative offices.

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Preparing to Retire

Retiring is a major milestone. Find more about preparing to retire from the University of Iowa along with other important resources. 

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Retiree Health Insurance

There are two Retiree health plans, UIChoice and UISelect plus UI Health Alliance for Medicare-eligible retirees. You must have retired at age 55 or greater to be eligible for Retiree Health/Dental. 

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Retiree Dental Insurance

The Retiree dental plan is the same plan you know and used as an active employee. You must have retired from the university at age 55+ to be eligible to sign up for this plan. 

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