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If you are a retiree or soon-to-be retiree, explore this collection of resources you may find valuable for your life beyond work.

Benefits & Rewards

Review the retirement checklist

When you are ready to retire, you will have to make some important decisions about your financial and health benefits. Use our retirement checklists to prepare for your important milestone.

Understand your health benefit options

As an official Stanford retiree, you are eligible for medical and dental coverage.

Get assistance paying for your child’s college tuition

The Tuition Grant Program helps you pay for the cost of an undergraduate college education for your eligible children. As an official retiree, you remain eligible for TGP if, prior to retirement, you met your service requirement.

Explore off campus resources

The WorkLife Office provides a list of off campus resources to help you before and during retirement.

Get support from the Faculty Staff Help Center (FSHC)

The FSHC offers workshops,  discussion groups and counseling services in support of your mental health.

Discover Stay Healthy Programs

Stanford Wellness Programs, including BeWell and HIP, provide assistance and support for your ongoing health and well-being. This includes access to world-class exercise facilities and programs to help you reach and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Take advantage of Stanford Sweeteners

The "sweet" perks and rewards at Stanford don't stop when you retire. The Stanford Golf Course, Cantor Art Center and Stanford Travel Service discounts are just a few of the many things to take advantage of throughout your retirement.

Learn & Grow

Enhance your knowledge and further your education

Stanford offers countless opportunities for continuing education, training and development.


View the Cardinal at Work Employee Calendar

Many of the workshops, trainings and other events for employees are also available to you as a retiree.

Attend an annual event

Each year, Stanford puts on many exciting events that provide fun and entertainment for the whole family.

Stay informed

Browse The Stanford Retiree Insideror Educated Choicesto stay current on what's happening at Stanford.

Tap into an online knowledge base through email list communities

Ask questions, share tips and resources, and get valuable information from others by participating in an email community.

Volunteer on campus and in the community

Spend time giving back to the Stanford community and greater Bay area.

Emeriti Information

Stanford Emeriti Resources website

Created by the Stanford Emeriti Council, this site provides an overview of benefits, services and resources available to emeriti.

Faculty Affairs’ Faculty Retirement site

This site focuses on policies, procedures and planning required both before and during retirement for members of the Stanford professoriate.