Retirees including spouses/partners and surviving spouses/partners

An employee is eligible for full retirement benefits when they have attained the age of 59.5 and have a minimum of ten consecutive years of full-time, benefit eligible service immediately before retiring. Refer to the section, Benefits for Retirees. 

Benefits for Retirees

An employee is eligible for full retirement benefits when they have attained the age of 59.5 and have a minimum of ten consecutive years of full-time, benefits eligible service immediately before retiring. The eligibility for benefits recognizes the retiree's contributions to the University and encourages the individual to maintain their connection to the W&L community.

Retirement Health Benefit

Funds that are used for reimbursement of premiums paid for by Medicare Supplement Plans, Medicare Part D prescription drug premiums, Medicare Part B premiums, and other medical expenses that are incurred in retirement.

Long Time Service Retirees

Employees who leave the University with 25 years of service, regardless of their age, may receive these benefits.

Resources at your Fingertips

Resources to allow you to see what coverage you have, directions on how to obtain a replacement Medicare card, how to change your address, and the ability to see what charges have been submitted.

Benefits for Survivors

To help protect an employee's family from the sudden loss of his/her earnings, the University provides a comprehrensive program of survivor benefits.