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Retirement decisions are among the most important you’ll ever make, and the key to success includes a well thought out plan. We have all of the information and resources you need to begin on your path to retirement from the University of Colorado.

Choose the mandatory retirement plan
you participate in from the options below

    University of Colorado 401(a)                   PERA Defined Benefit

Save more with a voluntary plan

Related Resources

Below, we have a collection of Medicare and Social Security information to supplement your plan-specific retirement information.


  Medicare website

  Still working? See if you need to enroll in Medicare yet.

  A Quick Look at Medicare

  2024 Medicare Costs 

  Staying Healthy: Medicare’s Preventive Services

  Medicare Coverage Outside the United States 

  Colorado SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) helps Medicare enrollees navigate the Medicare system and provides free, unbiased and individualized information. Housed within the Division of Insurance, Colorado SHIP has 17 local locations at partner agencies around the state. Additionally, the Colorado Senior Medicare Patrol or SMP (1-800-503-5190,, helps Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect and report health care fraud, errors and abuse.

  Colorado SHIP Assistance & Locations (by County)