Retirement Education

Education is a key component of retirement planning.  UO employees have access to a variety of education resources and workshops provided on the retirement plans' websites (links provided below).

Important Notice: The University of Oregon has modified its operations to safeguard the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, and the community due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. At this time, all on-campus retirement education opportunities, including PERS workshops will be suspended until further notice.

Retirement Education Webinars

Education is a key component of retirement planning. The Benefits Office shares upcoming education opportunities for UO employees. Links to resources are provided below:

PERS Workshops 

PERS education sessions now available via webinar. Details and registration information available on the PERS website, which is linked in the webinar titles.

Counseling Sessions

The UO Benefits Office extends to you an invitation to receive one-to-one financial counseling from an investment adviser.  This is an excellent opportunity to build a relationship with a Financial Planner as you save for retirement.

Due to the university's current response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), one-on-one retirement counseling sessions will be conducted by phone.


Online Resources

Retirement plan administrators provide a wide variety of online retirement planning resources.  Links to resources are provided below:


ORP Plans

Plan administrators for ORP plans also provide educational materials and information on their websites.

FIDELITY (link is external)
TIAA (link is external)
VALIC (link is external)