Congratulations on your planned retirement! Everyone here at UCLA thanks you for the years of service you have given to Bruin Community. We also thank you for your role in creating and supporting a strong interconnected partnership with UCLA.

We hope this section provides peace of mind, and a comprehensive approach to retirement by connecting Bruins to resources and information on a successful retirement. This online "toolkit" contains valuable information and forms you need in order to plan for your retirement.

Proof of Retirement Income - The Work Number

If you apply for a car loan, mortgage, or apartment lease, you may need proof of income, including your retirement income. You no longer need to contact UC Customer Service for verification of income. UC has contracted with The Work Number, an automated service providing fast, secure retirement and income verifications. In most cases, the lender can get the needed information directly through The Work Number.

Lenders can call: 800-367-5690
Employer Name: UC Retirement
Employer Number: 14736

Retirement Handbook

UC Preparing for Retirement

UC When you're Ready to Retire

Four Pieces to Retirement

Steps to Retirement

Compensation & Benefits

Returning to UC After Retirement

Out-of-State Retirees

UCLA Faculty Women's Club



Resources for Older Adult Care

The stresses of caring for yourself and your family can be exacerbated by caring for elders. Many are caught in the gap of raising their own children, as well as caring for their aging parents. The resources in related Information provide information on aging and caring for elders.

The community resource directory is intended to help you locate health, wellness, and social services of interest within Los Angeles County. The organizations listed provide various community based services, resources, and programs such as support groups and counseling, education, primary care and women's health services. The information presented in this website is not intended as a substitute for medical care. Please talk with your healthcare provider about any information you get from this website. For counseling resources, click here for more information .

UCLA is committed to supporting our retired staff, emeriti, and their families. The information provided on this page is believed to be accurate; however, UCLA makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information. Links from this site are not under the control of UCLA and UCLA is not responsible for their content.


UC Retirees Travel offers extraordinary opportunities to discover and explore iconic sites and lesser-known destinations featuring a mix of history, culture, and nature. Connect with travelers from all UC locations including retirees, emeriti, family members, and friends. Expert group trip planners coordinate all of the details so you can relax and enjoy the journey.

Survivor & Beneficiary Benefits Guide

Losing a loved one is never easy, and it can be difficult to settle your loved one’s estate while you are still grieving. Please be assured that UC staff will work with you to explain any benefits available to you and to other survivors or beneficiaries. The UC Retirement Administration Service Center will be your primary point of contact. Service Center representatives can answer questions and guide you through the process of claiming both UCRP benefits and UC-sponsored health and welfare benefits, if you’re eligible. The best way to contact the UC Retirement Administration Service Center is by phone, at 800-888-8267. For outside the U.S., call 510-987-0200, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. You can send mail to P.O. Box 24570, Oakland, CA 94623-1570.