Office of Faculty Affairs

Separation, Pre/Early/Retirement


Pre-Retirement Reduction in Time Base (PRTB)

The Pre-Retirement Reduction in Time Base (PRTB) allows tenured faculty who are eligible for service retirement to reduce their timebase and continue teaching for a maximum of five consecutive years. Pre-Retirement Reduction in Time Base (PRTB) allows eligible faculty to work less than full-time for up to five years prior to retirement while continuing to accrue full service credit toward retirement. Eligible faculty members must (1) be tenuredand and employed in the Cal State University (CSU) for at least 10 years full-time with the five years immediately preceding PRTB having been continuous full-time employment, and (2) meet the age requirement of 55 years of age through 64 years of age (63 years if a member of the State Teachers’ Retirement System) at time of request.

Separation

All University employees must complete the clearance process prior to departure from campus.

Retirement

Retired Annuitants

California laws permit former California State University (CSU) employees who retire and receive CalPERS retirement benefits to accept limited CSU post-retirement employment without reinstatement or penalty, under certain conditions. Please click on the link below for more information.

Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP)*

The Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP) allows tenured faculty who are eligible for service retirement to retire and continue teaching for a maximum of five consecutive years at a time base of fifty percent (50%) of the employee's regular time base in the year preceding retirement.

Emeritus Status

Emeritus status is given upon retirement to faculty with a minimum of 10 years of university service or who have provided exceptional contributions to the university. Departments that have retiring faculty who should be considered for emeritus status are asked to send their recommendations to the Academic Senate Office (98-P2-8) before the April deadline.