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Retirement Resources

Chances are good that you will retire some day...what are you doing now to be certain you will be ready?

Making the right decisions are vital to an active, rewarding, and well-planned retirement. To support you in making a successful transition to retirement, the Office of Human Resources has collected the following information for your research.

Retirement Programs and Savings Opportunities

Decision Making Guide

This Decision Making Guide provides an overview of the OPSRP/PERS and the ORP to assist in your future retirement plans. (.pdf file)

Savings Plans

Looking for a way to save more for retirement? Two types of tax deferred investment plans are available, 403b and 457 plans.

Retirement Preparation and Information

Retirement Preparation List

Begin the process of preparing for retirement with the, Retirement Preparation List (.pdf file).

PERS Retirement Guide and Application

Many informational services are available to help you plan your retirement. Using this guide will help the process go smoothly.

Health Care Options for Retirees

Find out what health care options are available to you and your dependents and learn about coverage options and cost after retirement (.pdf file).

Staying Connected with OSU

List of websites for more information on id cards, parking, enrolling, athletic tickets, bookstore, email, newsletters, fitness program, valley library and more.

OSU Retirement Organizations/Associations

OSU Retirement Association (OSURA)

Promoting continuing collegial ties among all OSU retirees and between retirees and the University community by providing opportunities for ongoing intellectual growth, social interaction, and service to the University.

Oregon PERS Retirees, Inc.

OPRI is a non-profit organization of current and retired public agency employees from the state, counties, cities, and school districts of Oregon.

Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL)

ALL is self-governed and is administered by a volunteer Advisory Council. Active committees include Curriculum, Membership and Promotion. ALL is self-supporting and is a program of the OSU Alumni Association.

Employee Benefits Staff List

Employee Benefits - 204 Kerr | 541-737-2805 | general email
Donna Chastain Donna Chastain Director, Workplace Solutions 541-737-2806
Heidi Melton Human Resources Officer
Workers’ Compensation, Standard Insurance Claims (STD&LTD)
541-737-2916
Christina Schaaf Benefits Consultant
Benefit Issues for Business Centers: HSBC, BEBC & AABC
541-737-2835
Jessica Dalziel Benefits Consultant
Benefit Issues for Business Centers: UABC, FOBC & Chancellor’s Office
541-737-3521
Roshni Sabedra Benefits Consultant
FMLA/OFLA/Military Leave
541-737-5946
Whitney Barstad Benefits Consultant
Benefit Issues for Business Centers: ASBC & AMBC
541-737-2269
Patricia Young Benefits Consultant
Retirement, Savings & Pension Programs
541-737-8254