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Retirement Plans for State Employees

Understanding and knowing your retirement benefit options is helpful in planning for your future after you have retired from a career with the State of Utah.

To help you understand and explore your benefits it’s important to know which system you belong to, if you are unsure or do not know please contact the Employee Resource Information Center to find out by calling 801.957.9390.

Online Access: Eligible state employees may access the Utah Retirement Systems (URS) website to view information related to retirement accounts, update beneficiary information, make changes to contributions and update your personal information. URS Website

URS Seminar and Webinar Schedule:

  • URS Seminars: attend free URS seminars (in-persona and virtual) tailored to your retirement horizon.
  • URS Webinars: the URS experts host virtual webinars different retirement related topics. Reserve your place and learn more. 
  • One-on-One planning sessions: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sessions are currently only available via telephone or Webex video conferencing. Simply login your myURS account at, and click on the Education Tab to register for you Individual Retirement Planning Session.

Retirement Savings Plans and Systems Resources: 

Ready to Retire?

If you are interested in retiring you will need to make three phone calls preferably three months prior to your selected retirement date to ensure proper processing:

  1. The Employee Resource Information Center (ERIC) at 801.957.9390 to request a retirement estimate (One estimate per year only please due to varying factors). ERIC processes all retirements for state employees, with the exception of Department of Transportation employees.
  2. Then Utah Retirement Systems at 801.366.7770 to schedule an appointment to discuss your monthly retirement check and eligibility.
  3. Contact PEHP regarding your medical and dental coverage options. Please contact PEHP at 801.366.7499.
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