CALPERS Retirement Workshop on Feb. 14

Are you nearing retirement or interested in learning more about CalPERS Retirement options? Enroll in the Planning Your Retirement class to learn about the CalPERS retirement process, programs and benefits offered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System.

Topics that will be covered include:
• What is CalPERS?
• Retirement calculation
• Benefit estimates
• Retirement payment options

Currently scheduled class:

9–11:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, Schulz 1121

To enroll in the class, please send an email to payroll@sonoma.edu and a confirmation of the class enrollment willbe sent to you. Please keep in mind that the classes may fill quickly and more classes willbe scheduled in the future.

After attending the class, employees may also elect to request a one-on-one, 30 minute session in the afternoon with a CalPERS representative, for individual personalized assistance with completing the retirement application.

These sessions are available only by appointment. Please bring your CalPERS estimate to the appointment. If a CalPERS estimate is needed, the booklets are available from the Payroll and Benefits Office.

Please contact Trisha Torgrimson directly by email, trisha.torgrimson@sonoma.edu, or 4-2178 to make arrangements. Each request will be evaluated for the one-on-one sessions to determine priority and your patience is appreciaed while these arrangements are made. Each individual will be contacted by e-mail or phone with specific details for the date, time, and location for their 30- minute session.

Those unable to attend one of these classes, may wish to access all the class information using the CalPERS On-Line Education Tool through the My CalPERS website, at https://my.calpers.ca.gov. Or, if you prefer, you may visit one of the Regional Offices. Their locations are available at http://www.calpers.ca.gov/index.jsp?bc=/utilities/contact/regional-offices/home.xml. The nearest office is located in Walnut Creek.