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. Follow the links provided to register for a workshop:

Fidelity Workshops

PERS Workshops 

PERS education sessions are available year round via webinar. Dates, details, and registration information is available on the PERS website, which is linked in the webinar titles.

TIAA Webinars

TIAA webinars are available on demand. Register through the TIAA website to view the available education presentations on the following topics:

  • Tomorrow in Focus
  • Inside Money
  • Money at Work 1
  • She’s Got It: A woman’s guide to saving and investing
  • Optimizing Your Retirement

Other Offerings

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)