Retiree Benefits

Welcome to UCA’s Retirement Website.  Here, you will find an abundance of resources to help you think about and plan for retirement, regardless of how far or close you are to that stage of your career.

The information on this site will provide eligibility and benefit information, tools and resources ranging from a retirement guide and leave at retirement calculator to topical articles. Any questions please contact UCA’s Office of Human Resources at 501-450-3181.

UCA Retiree Eligibility and Benefits
Full-time, benefits-eligible employees, which meet the eligibility requirements according to UCA Board Policy 516 may be eligible for continuation of certain fringe benefits upon retirement from the University.

Retiree Insurance Plans and Details
The retiree, spouse and any eligible dependents may continue in the UCA Group Health and Group Dental insurance until they reach age 65, and if eligible, UCA Life Insurance until age 80.

Retirement Plans
All three of UCA’s retirement investment vendors offer tools, resources and counseling to help you meet your financial goals for retirement.

Retiree Guide to Estimated Deadlines
UCA’s recommended timeline for applications, insurance, UCA Id cards and much more.

Compensation of Leave at Retirement
Estimating Vacation Leave, Compensatory Time and Sick Leave

Additional Retirement Resources

The amount of web-based information about retirement is staggering, and can be difficult to find the right resources for your needs.  Below we have listed some of the most helpful sites that provide pertinent information for retirement. 

MediSource Presentation Video: Helping You Transition From a Group Plan to Medicare

Make the most out of your Medicare
1-800-MEDICARE or 1-800-633-4227
Medicare Contact Center Operations PO Box 1270 Lawrence, KS 66044

Social Security Administration
The Social Security website is filled with valuable information including benefits, application procedures, and Medicare.
1-855-727-3599 or 1-800-772-1213
2475 Christina Lane Conway, AR 72034

American Association of Retired Persons
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.

Eldercare Locator
This website, provided by the U.S. Health and Human Services Administration on Aging, locates services for older adults and their families.

Long-term Care Insurance
Published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this site provides general information about Long-term Care insurance.