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Retirement Programs - Retirement, FERP &
Pre-Retirement Reduction in Time Base

The CSU provides faculty with a number of retirement options and benefits, including retirement income, medical and dental coverage, and several voluntary retirement savings plans.

Retirement Options

Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP) - The Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP) allows tenured faculty who are eligible for service retirement to retire and continue teaching for a maximum time base (50 percent) and duration as established in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Pre-Retirement Reduction in Time Base (PRTB)
- PRTB allows tenured faculty members who have reached the age of 55 to phase into actual retirement through reduction in time base to an average of two-thirds, one-half, or one-third of full-time while maintaining full retirement credit and other benefits for a maximum of five years.



Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - Faculty who intend to retire and/or enter the Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP) in Fall 2015 MUST notify the University by no later than APRIL 1, 2015.




Faculty Affairs' Notice of Intent to Retire Form




The Office of Benefits Services conducts workshops for CSULB CalPERS members.
Visit Benefits Services for a complete workshop schedule, or contact them at extension 5-2381 or



Visit Benefits Services for information about retirement benefits.


For Further Information

Contact Title Phone/Email Location



Associate Vice President of Faculty Affairs



Faculty Affairs

BH 303

Elizabeth Martin
Senior Director of
Faculty Affairs


Faculty Affairs

BH 303

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