UW Retirement Association


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Welcome to the University of Washington Retirement Association. The UWRA informs, connects and advocates for UW retirees and pre-retirees. The UWRA encourages continued engagement with the UW and fosters a purposeful retirement through educational and social programs.

Current and retired UW faculty and staff are welcome and encouraged to join. Visit our Membership page to join, About UWRA for more information about who we are and what we do, and Events or the calendar to learn about our programs.


Get your ducks in a row! This three-hour workshop will help you step into the new year with your affairs in order. Speakers on estate planning, health care directives and Washington’s death with dignity law, and end-of-life arrangements. Saturday, January 28, 12:30 – 3:30. Click here to learn more and register. Co-hosted with People’s Memorial Education Fund.

What’s the Big Idea? group continues on January 18, when Marty Kooistra will lead a discussion on affordable housing and homelessness. The group is limited to UWRA members. Click through on the UWRA calendar to learn more. Registration (required!) opens January 4.

Learn & Lunch is coming on Wednesday February 15, 10-12:30. Save the date — details coming soon!

Non-Financial Retirement Planning: Who Will I Be Without My Job? This popular workshop is highly recommended for those approaching retirement or who have recently retired. Monday, March 6, 5:15 – 7:15 p.m. Registration will open in late January.

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