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Faculty members at Texas A&M University may retire once they meet eligibility criteria. The set of criteria for retirement differs based upon whether someone was hired into the Texas A&M University System on or after August 31, 2003.

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Community of Faculty Retirees

Since 2013, the Community of Faculty Retirees has connected faculty who have retired from Texas A&M to encourage engagement with each other, with colleagues on campus and with the ongoing research and cultural activities in the academy. Each year they host seven programs near or on the Texas A&M campus. Membership in the Community of Faculty Retirees is open to all faculty who have retired from the university.

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Faculty Retiree Resources

Retirement Workshops

Faculty Affairs hosts retirement information sessions each fall and spring semester. In collaboration with the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness, these workshops are presented to explain the logistics of retiring from Texas A&M depending on particular retirement plans and opportunities to get involved with the Community of Faculty Retirees. Topics include:

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

Workshop Slides  Watch the Recording

Additional Resources