Retirement marks a new phase of your life. If you plan to retire within the next year, contact your campus HR office or Benefits and Retirement Services to request a personal counseling session.

Following are some quick references.

Retirement Plans


Other UT Benefits

  • TCRS, JCRS, ORP, CSRS, FERS:  Complete your campus form to continue your NetID or email address with the University of Tennessee.
  • Speak with your campus or institute HR retirement contact to confirm what benefits continue for retirees. Some differ by campus or institute.

Other Insurance Matters

  • If older than 65, go to your local Social Security office two to three months prior to retirement to sign up for Medicare Part B.
    • Contact your campus HR office for the Request for Employment Information CMS-L564 form or pick up this form from the Social Security office and have it completed by your campus HR office. This form qualifies your late enrollment into Medicare under its Special Enrollment Provision without penalties.
  • Sign up for Medicare Part D online:
    • To enroll in Part D, select “Find health & drug plans.”  Have a list of all of your prescriptions and dosages. Enroll in one of the available plans one month prior to your UT coverage ending

Other Monetary Matters