The University thrives because of our outstanding community members who have and continue to play an integral role in our institution’s growth and development.
Whether retirement is years away or just around the corner, our goal is to ensure our community has the information they need to make informed choices when planning for life after work. Our generous retirement packages offer our employees the ability to select a retirement path that best meets their diverse needs.
University Pension Plan (UPP)
Effective July 1st, the University of Toronto will participate in the University Pension Plan (UPP) along with the University of Guelph and Queen’s University.
Inactive Pension Members
Individuals who have retired and receive payments from the UPP or who no longer work at the U of T but still have a pension entitlement under the plan can access information about their current pension details by accessing the Pension Portal. Here they can find additional information such as:
- What happens to the pension if a member or spouse passes away
- When the benefit elections can be changed
- When T4A Tax Slips will be issued
- How to submit Power of Attorney documentation
Plan Member Support
Keeping in touch with the University after retirement
The University of Toronto Pension Services will provide a pension confirmation notice each year showing your pension indexation increase and benefits. When applicable, the following flyers will be added into your retirement package.
Some avenues for staying connected to the University include:
- Access to the Bulletin: News for U of T Staff & Faculty
- University of Toronto Magazine Subscription
- Senior College Centre
- University Women’s Club of Toronto
- University Arts Women’s Club-University of Toronto Women’s Association
You are a great resource since the skills and experience you bring to the University is invaluable. In addition, your involvement is yet another way to strengthen diversity at the University, by expanding the age range of people on campus.