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Office of Human Resources

Benefits for Faculty and Staff


How to Retire

Pension Plan

  1. Contact Human Resources Benefits three to six months prior to your anticipated date of retirement.
  2. Request an estimate of retirement benefits by completing the information request form. (optional)
  3. Apply for retirement by completing the Service Retirement Forms Packet. Once completed, turn the forms in to Human Resources Benefits.
  4. Meet with Human Resources Benefits for information regarding continuation of insurance coverage.

DROP

  1. Advise the Division of Retirement at (850) 487-4856 or Human Resources Benefits of your termination date approximately six to eight weeks in advance
  2. The Division of Retirement will send the DROP Termination Notification (DP-TERM) and DROP Selected Payout Method (DP-PAYT) forms to you. Once completed, turn the forms in to Human Resources Benefits
  3. Meet with Human Resources Benefits for information regarding continuation of insurance coverage.

Investment Plan

  1. Contact Ernst & Young Financial Planners at (866) 446-9377.
  2. Meet with Human Resources Benefits for information regarding continuation of insurance coverage.

Optional Retirement Program (ORP)

  1. Contact your investment company.
  2. Complete the SUSORP Application for Retirement and Retirement Distribution (ORP-RETIRE) form. Once completed, turn the form in to Human Resources Benefits
  3. Meet with Human Resources Benefits for information regarding continuation of insurance coverage.