Preparing to Retire

This PDF booklet contains crucial steps to a smooth transition into retirement. Feel free to download and print. If you are unable to print, contact the Benefits Office at (989) 774-3661 to have a copy sent to you.

Preparing to Retire for 403(b) Basic Retirement Plan - pdf version 

Preparing to retire for MPSERS plan - pdf version

Criteria and privileges for CMU Retiree and CMU Emeritus Retiree status. You will need to decide what health coverage you will use during your retirement. You may have several options to consider. Eligibility details and contact information for Social Security benefits. A link to Medicare's comprehensive and informative web site. Information for MPSERS and the 403(b) Basic retirement plan. ​​​​​​​​​​
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    Contact ​Retirement Vendors

    Customer Service: 1-800-842-2776
    Schedule an individual counseling session on campus: or call 1-800-732-8353
    Select Michigan and then look for appointments under Central Michigan University
    Fidelity Investments
    Customer Service: 1-800-343-0860
    Schedule an individual counseling session on campus: Call Fidelity's toll free number at: 1-800-642-7131 or go online and register at:
    Customer Service: 1-800-381-5111
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