Please note:  A comprehensive review of all Regent Laws and Policies is currently underway.  Faculty Handbook references to Law and Policy and related Administrative Policy Statements have not yet been updated to reflect recent changes.  For the most recent information, please visit or

The Laws of the Regents set forth provisions on retirement and health, dental, life and disability benefits.

The Benefit-Manager's Office maintains a benefits website that offers information on faculty benefits. Benefit information for retirees is also provided. As a courtesy, this handbook provides an electronic link to the University of Colorado Benefits Website. (This information is put together by the Benefits-Manager's Office and is not incorporated into this Faculty Handbook.)