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Resignation & Retirement

Follow the steps below to complete the resignation or retirement process.

Employee Responsibility:

  1. Complete Retirement/Resignation form and submit it to your departmental manager.
  2. Recommended: Submit a resignation letter to your departmental manager or the HR office.
  3. CalSTRS members: Schedule a retirement appointment with CalSTRS (calstrs.com) or by phone at 800-228-5453 and select option 3. In addition, you can visit the Publication section of their site to see their Retirement Guide.
  4. CalPERS members: Scheulde an appointment with CalPERS (calpers.ca.gov) regarding retirement benefits.
  5. Contact the Benefits office (benefits@peralta.edu) if you require information regarding health coverage after separation.

Department/College Responsibility:

  1. Generate a termination ePAF.
  2. Forward to the HR Office:
    1. The original copy of the Retirement/Resignation form.
    2. All outstanding Leave of Absence Reporting (LAR) forms.

Who do I submit the Retirement/Resignation form to?

The Retirement/Resignation form should be submitted to your department Dean.

If you are a faculty member, please do not submit the form to your department chair.

Where can I find information about CalSTRS Express Benefits?

Contact Harizon Odembo via email at hodembo@peralta.edu for more information.

Where can I find information about my sick/leave hours, or transferring my sick hours to another institution?

Contact Harizon Odembo via email at hodembo@peralta.edu for more information.

Who do I submit my CalSTRS Cash Balance Termination Certification form to?

Employees should submit the CalSTRS Cash Balance Termination Certification form to one of the HR Academic Generalists depending on what the employee’s home campus is.

Click here for the HR Generalist contact information.

Who do I submit my CalSTRS Consolidation form to?

Employees should submit the CalSTRS Cash Balance Termination Certification form to one of the HR Academic Generalists depending on what the employee’s home campus is.

Click here for the HR Generalist contact information.

Is there a retirement timeline for CalSTRS members?

CalSTRS lists a suggested timeline in their Retirement Guide that starts 10-12 months before the retirement date.

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