Rehired U-M Retirees

View this Guide to Retirement chart to see how retirement might affect your situation.

If you plan to return to work at U-M after retiring, know that there are important factors to consider. Depending on your job title and appointment effort, it may significantly affect your benefits. This can include:

In addition, you do not get a new retirement date when your post-retirement appointment ends and you return to retiree status. A post-retirement appointment also does not increase your total service accrual that determines the amount of the university’s contribution for your retiree health plan.

The Shared Services Contact Center can provide an analysis of how a post-retirement appointment will affect your benefits, health insurance rates, Medicare, and your eligibility to take retirement plan cash withdrawals and rollovers. Call (734) 615-2000 locally, or (866) 647-7657 toll-free, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with questions.