Prospective Retirees - Officers

As an Officer of Columbia University, we have partnered with you to help plan for a secure and comfortable transition into retirement. The University’s retirement programs provide Officers with the opportunity to accumulate a source of retirement income in addition to income you'll receive from Social Security and personal savings.

When you retire, your benefits coverage will change. While some of these benefits end upon retirement, others will continue throughout your retirement years. The below information provides an overview of what you need to do to prepare for retiring, and what happens to your benefits when you retire. See below to learn more about your transition into retirement.