Announcements News

Information for current and former Anthem members about recent cyber attack.

The Winter 2015 Silver Slug Newsletter is here!

Blue Shield and Sutter reach two year agreement, effective February 1, 2015.

The UCSC Retirees Association has met our goal of raising $50,000 to endow the Bruce Lane Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship fund is intended to help military veteran students at UCSC.

Our "In Memoriam" page is in the "Membership" section of our website. Please let us know of any retirees who have passed away in the past year who should be included in this list.

New retiree travel opportunities for 2014-2015. Read more about our special travel arrangement with Collette Travel on our Benefits page.

Events Calendar

Upcoming Silver Slug Events:

April 10, 2015: Filoli Gardens tour and picnic lunch. FULL!

May 5, 2015:  Spring luncheon at Peace United Church. Emerti Professor John Dizikes will engage in conversation about the early days at UCSC. 11:30am - 1:30pm

June 18, 2015: Second annual Welcome to Retirement reception at Cowell Provost House. 4:00 - 5:30pm

September 15, 2015: Fall Picnic

Past Events:

View photos from past events on our Events page. Recent additions:

January 2015 Ano Nuevo trip.

The spectacular October whale watching trip out of Moss Landing.

Members' Corner

If you'd like to post something of potential interest to the Silver Slugs, send us an email:

"Try Before You Buy" week for FitLife Group Exercises on campus, March 30 - April 5.  This is your chance to try OPERS classes open to retirees for free.

UCSC's ARAG legal plan is offering two free webinars to discuss identity theft services provided through the plan.  The webinars will be March 26 and April 2, 2015.

Two public emeriti lectures have been scheduled for 2015:  May 11 by Jim Gill and November 10 by Pavel Machotka.

Would you like to work 10 hours/week for the UCSC Retirees Association? We are looking for a coordinator for the Retiree/Emeriti Center at Kresge College. The initial review date is March 8, 2015, so if interested, see job #1505561 at the Staff HR Website.

Free UC workshops to help you make the most of your giving in March and May.

It's time to celebrate UCSC's 50th Anniversary! Here's a list of events you might enjoy:

New Members

Christi Bengard: UCSC/UC Merced
Katrina Cope
Jim Genes: UC Merced
Nancy & Stephen Goldie
Tanya Honig
Mary Howe
Elaine Kihara
Pam Lawson
Tina Oberlin
Robin Ove

Retiree Benefits

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Find out more information about retiree travel, library privileges, parking, OPERS benefits and much more on the Benefits page.

The UCSC Retirees Association is an active member of CUCRA, the Council of University of California Retirees Associations.


Retiree Resources

The Retiree Association is all about staying connected.  Our Resource and Connections page provides links to valuable resources within UC and outside the University. We've also highlighted opportunities to volunteer and travel that may be of particular interest to retirees.

The UCSC Retirees Association is a member of the Association of Retirement Organizations in Higher Education.