UW Retirement Association

The University of Washington Retirement Association serves the diverse community of UW retirees and pre-retirees.

News & Events

Program Video Archive

Have you missed a recent UWRA program, or heard about a great event after the fact and wished you could have joined? Don’t worry — many of our programs are recorded and available online!

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Retiree Resource Fair

Did you miss a resource fair session? Do you have questions about retiree benefits, accessing parking, Medicare plan options, updating your email address? Access videos of the sessions and presenter slide decks here!

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Advance Care Planning

This practical online workshop will discuss completing an Advance Directive, choosing a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care, Instructions for Artificial Feeding and Hydration, filling out POLST (Portable Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) forms, completing directives for mental health and for dementia, and more.

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Read HCA’s Proposal to end UMP Classic Medicare here.

Read updates on the HCA’s proposal as well as a legislative wrap-up from UWRA’s Legislation & Benefits Committee here…

Joining us for an in-person event? Learn more about vaccination and test requirements for our in-person events here.

Reading List on Retirement Issues — get the list here



We encourage continued engagement with the UW, foster a purposeful retirement through educational and social programs, and advocate for the interests of our members and constituents. We are committed to promoting the multifaceted aspects of racial, gender, and social justice, a commitment we seek to express in all arenas of the UWRA’s operations, activities, and collaborations. Current and retired UW faculty and staff are invited to support UWRA’s work on behalf of all UW retirees by becoming UWRA members. Visit our Membership page to join or renew, About UWRA for more information about who we are and what we do, and Events or the calendar to learn about our programs.

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