Upcoming  Events

Sep  12
Annual Fall Picnic at Harvey West Park
Sep  18
Santa Cruz Resource Recovery Facility Tour
Dec  11
Annual Holiday Luncheon at Peace United Church on High Street

Announcements News

UCSC Retirees Continue UC's Public Service Mission

A recent survey of 4,478 University of California retirees, including 168 from the Santa Cruz campus, suggests that many retirees remain curious, vibrant, and productive, with a commitment to civic engagement and public service, for many years after their retirement.

For University of California staff and faculty, retirement does not mean retreat

UC Retirees Health Benefits Working Group - Update

The committee began meeting in January 2018 and submitted an interim report to UC President Napolitano on July 3.  We share both the interim report and the President’s letter with you below.  The good news is, given the projected low rate of cost increase for health plans in 2019, few changes are recommended for next year.  

On July 23, a story announcing the Retiree Health Benefits Working Group Interim Report, and President Napolitano's response was posted on UCnet. Here is a direct link to the story: Retiree Health Benefits Working Group issues report; President supportive of recommendations



Members' Corner

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Contact the Silver Slugs via email: ucscsilverslug@gmail.com.

THE RETIREE & EMERTI CENTER - Visit the center site.



 2018 New Members

  • Barbara Lorimer - Physical Planning
  • Pedro Manjarrez - Physical Plant
  • Peggy McNicholas - S & E Library
  • Ray Charland - Counseling & Psych Services
  • Linda Kittle & Dale Cervine - UCSF Program Management Office 
  • Maria Acosta-Smith - Crown College
  • Michael McCawley - Admissions
  • Mary & Richard Harrington - ITS (Mary)
  • John Hajdu Heyer - Music Department
  • Wendy Martyna - Sociology
  • Saladin Sale - Risk Services
  • John Thompson - Arts Division
  • Tim Duane - Environmental Studies
  • Marian (Sherrin) Malatesta - ITS
  • Jeff Wagner - ITS Learning Technologies
  • Susan Willats - TAPS
  • Nancy Farris - FAST Office
  • Marlen Teachout - Bay Tree Bookstore
  • Manfred Warmuth - School of Engineering



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 Retiree Associations is an active member of CUCRA, the Council of University of California Retirees Associations.


CUCEA Report  A Virtual Eleventh Campus

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.