The CSU provides faculty with a number of retirement options and benefits, including retirement income, medical and dental coverage, and several voluntary retirement savings plans. If you are considering retirement, please contact the Office of Faculty Affairs at 562-985-8114 for details and options to consider when making this decision.
Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP) - FERP allows tenured faculty who are eligible for service retirement and at least 55, 60, or 62 years of age (depending on plan) to retire and continue teaching for a maximum time base (50 percent) and duration as established in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Pre-Retirement Reduction in Time Base (PRTB) - PRTB allows tenured faculty members between the ages of 55 and 64 to phase into actual retirement through reduction in time base to an average of two-thirds, one-half, or one-third of full-time while maintaining full retirement credit and other benefits for a maximum of five years.
On or before April 1st - Faculty who intend to retire and/or enter the Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP) in Fall MUST notify the University no later than April 1st.
FAQs on FERP (PDF) - Updated September 2022
- Academic Senate Policy 85-12
- Details concerning the most recent changes in FERP (PDF)
(Article 29 of the CSU-CFA Collective Bargaining Agreement)
- Pre-Retirement Reduction in Time Base (PRTB) (PDF)
(Article 30 of the CSU-CFA Collective Bargaining Agreement)
The Office of Benefits Services conducts workshops for CSULB CalPERS members.
Visit Benefits Services for a complete workshop schedule, or contact them at extension 5-2381 or email@example.com.
Visit Benefits Services for information about retirement benefits
Director of Faculty Affairs