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Faculty Retirement


Faculty Affairs hosts retirement information sessions each fall and spring semester. The Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness presents content from their independently-offered retirement workshops. 

recent Workshops

Moving into Retirement

When: April 11, 2022, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

In this session we will engage Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness (HROE) to review the logistics of retiring from Texas A&M, to include: 

  • Health insurance and other benefits
  • Employment issues
  • Differences between Optional Retirement Plan (ORP) & Teacher Retirement System (TRS)
  • Resources and workshops

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Navigating Retirement Transitions - Medicare and A&M Health Plans


When: November 1, 2021, 2:30 - 4 p.m.

As a follow-up to the Move into Retirement session, this session will address various scenarios related to A&M Health Plan options when an employee retires, and if they plan to return to work at A&M, including Medicare enrollment implications.

  • Basics about A&M Health Plans and Medicare and which plan is primary
  • Health Plan scenarios if remaining actively employed over age 65
  • Health Plan scenarios based on retirement dates and employee/spouse age retirement

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Additional Resources

Community of Faculty Retirees Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness Medicare 
ORP Information Social Security Administration TRS Brochures