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

  • Social Security - Eligibility details and contact information for Social Security benefits.
  • Medicare - Link to Medicare's comprehensive and informative web site.
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Quick Links

    Contact ​Retirement Vendors

    TIAA-CREF
    Customer Service: 1-800-842-2776
    Website: http://www.tia-cref.org/cmich/
     
    Schedule an individual counseling session on campus:
    www.tiaa-cref.org/moc 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
    Website: www.mysavingsatwork.com
     
    Schedule an individual counseling session on campus: Call Fidelity's toll free number at: 1-800-642-7131 or go online and register at:
    www.fidelity.com/atwork/reservations
     
    MPSERS
    Customer Service: 1-800-381-5111
    Website: http://www.mi.gov/orsschool
    Central Michigan University • 1200 S. Franklin St. • Mount Pleasant, Mich. 48859 • 989-774-4000