Announcements News

The latest newsletter (November 2014) is posted.

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:

Winter 2015:  Santa Cruz Warriors Game

March 3, 2015:  Scholarship Lunch at the Arboretum

April 23, 2015:  Event celebrating UCSC retirees during the Campus' 50th anniversary alumni weekend.

April 2015:  Filoli Gardens tour and picnic lunch

May 5, 2015:  Spring luncheon at Peace United Church

June 18, 2015:  New Retiree Soiree at Cowell Provost House

Past Events:

View photos from past events on our Events page.

The spectacular October whale watching trip out of Moss Landing.

The 2014 Fall Picnic at Harvey West Park!

Members' Corner

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

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

Check out these wonderful free events from "Humanities at Santa Cruz: Coming up for Winter 2015!"

The 2013-14 annual financial report for UC's retirement system has been posted.

Six Silver Slugs worked at one of the campus' polling sites, and together earned enough to fund at least one veteran student scholarship for 2015!

Have you considered becoming a UC advocate? Sign up and receive email updates from President Janet Napolitano.


New Members

Elaine Kihara
Jim Genes:Merced
Christi BeNgard:UCSC/Merced
Vickie Bencich
Julian Field
Martha Daniels
Karalee Richter
Susan Szemeredi
Heidi McGough
Rose White
Robin Ove
Jo Ann Thomas
Tanya Honig
Tina Oberlin
Stephen & Nancy Goldie

Retiree Benefits

Retirement Slug

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.