Thinking About Retiring

There comes a time when you will be thinking about if it is time to retire.  You might have been thinking about this for a long time or it may just be a new thought.

You have spoken to your colleagues, gone to your STRS Counselor, participated in a number of retirement/benefits workshops and worked with the District on your retirement. You are ready—or are you?  Retirement—it’s complicated!

Here is a chart of some of the things you may want to think about before you retire:

Tips-concerns-checklist retirees

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Reduced Load Handout

Here are some things you need to do before you retire:

CalPERS Retirement Checklist

CalSTRS Retirement Checklist

Here are some comments from DVC retirees about what they wish they’d known before they retired.
Comments from DVC Retirees