Special Event

Pre-Retirement Workshop

Are You Thinking About Retiring?

The UWM Benefits Staff is offering pre-retirement workshops. The workshops are intended for employees who are considering retirement within the next five years and will cover the following topics:

  • Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) Benefits
  • Health Insurance/Sick Leave Credit Conversion Program
  • Supplemental Benefits upon Retirement

Workshop #1

  • Date: February 27, 2020
  • Time: 2:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.
  • Location: Lubar Hall, Room S185 (Map)
  • Workshop at Capacity

Workshop #2 Canceled

  • Date: March 26, 2020
  • Time: 2:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.
  • Location: Lubar Hall, Room S185 (Map)
  • Register

Registration for the workshop is required. Please click the button below to register.

Three months before your retirement date, schedule to meet with your benefits specialist to review and prepare for the transition of your health benefits into retirement.

Financial Planning

A great place to start learning about financial planning is on our Financial Wellness page.

Financial Wellness

Returning to Work After Retirement

After retiring from a Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) covered employer, you may consider returning to work as a “Rehired Annuitant” with a WRS covered employer. Be sure to review related provisions and any potential impacts to benefits.

UW System Resources


This webpage is intended for your convenience. Individual links and overviews only provide summary of certain provisions of the formal Plan document in part; the webpage does not attempt to cover all of the details contained in the Plan document. The operation of the Plan and the benefits to which you (or your beneficiaries) may be entitled will be governed solely by the terms of the official Plan document. To the extent that any of the information contained in this overview or any information you receive orally is inconsistent with the official Plan document, the provisions set forth in the Plan document will govern in all cases.

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