Retiree Benefits Information
While your years working at Syracuse University are complete, your connection to Syracuse University remains. Your hard work for the University during your career helped shape the Syracuse University of today. In return, Syracuse University continues to provide certain benefits to you in your retirement years. We encourage you to take advantage of these programs and services.
In order to participate in retiree benefits you must be at least age 55 and have at least five consecutive years of service as a Benefits Eligible Employee. You can find information regarding a variety of benefits and services available to eligible retired faculty and staff by using the navigation listed to the right or below.
Frequently Asked Questions about Retirement
I am retired from Syracuse University. How do I update my address or other information in your records?
Please contact HR Shared Services to update your mailing address, so you are sure to receive important tax forms and other mailings.
If you are enrolled in the retiree medical plan, please contact the retiree billing administrator, Lifetime Benefit Solutions, at 800.493.0318 (TTY: 800.662.1220), with any address updates. If you left your retirement account open at TIAA, you should contact them at 855.842.2873. Review the contact list for other benefit administrators.
I am a faculty member thinking about retiring. What do I need to do?
Thank you for your contributions to the University. Please review the information on the life events page and contact HR Shared Services at 315.443.4042 with any questions.
I am a staff member thinking about retiring. What do I need to do?
Thank you for your service to the University. Please review the information on the life events page and contact HR Shared Services at 315.443.4042 with any questions.
Should you have any questions about the benefits and services available to retirees, contact HR Shared Services at 315.443.4042.
In this section:
- Retiree Benefits Summary
- Important Information for those Retiring or Separating from Service
- Health Benefits for Retirement on or after Jan. 1, 2006
- Health Benefits for Retirement prior to Jan. 1, 2006
- Financial Education and Planning for Retirees
- Life Insurance for Retirees
- Tuition Benefits for Retirees
- Additional Benefits for Retirees
- Contact List for Retiree Benefits
The benefits listed above apply as indicated to retired and emeritus faculty and retired staff members of Syracuse University. All benefits programs are subject to change. If any discrepancies exist between program-related communications and the Plan Document, the terms and conditions detailed in the Plan Document will control.