Benefits Eligibility - Retirees

See the book Your Retirement Benefits for more information about U-M benefits in retirement.

Eligibility Criteria Eligible Not Eligible

Only the eligible person(s) covered under your benefits at the time of your retirement can remain on your coverage. Covered dependent children remain on your benefits until they no longer meet eligibility requirements.

Health Plan, including Prescription Drug coverage

Dental Plan (Option 1, 2, and 3)

Vision Plan

Life Insurance
Group life insurance coverage for yourself in effect at the time of retirement continues.

Legal Services Plan


GradCare (only available to graduate students)

Long-Term Disability

Retirement Plans (Basic, SRA, 457(b))

University Life, Optional Life, and Dependent Life Insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts

Business Travel Accident Insurance

MHealthy Rewards program

The University of Michigan in its sole discretion may modify, amend, or terminate the benefits provided with respect to any individual receiving benefits, including active employees, retirees, and their dependents. Although the university has elected to provide these benefits this year, no individual has a vested right to any of the benefits provided. Nothing in these materials gives any individual the right to continued benefits beyond the time the university modifies, amends, or terminates the benefit. Anyone seeking or accepting any of the benefits provided will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the benefits programs and the university's right to modify, amend or terminate them.