Privileges and Benefits

Emerit/ae faculty enjoy the following benefits and privileges:

The right to use the Emeriti/ae title

Regents' Standing Order 103.5 establishes that all Full and Associate Professors who are members of the Academic Senate become Professor Emeriti/ae upon retirement.

The right to continued departmental and UC Davis Senate membership

Emeriti/ae are eligible to serve on Departmental and UC Davis Senate committees, as well as serve on student committees and assist with student mentoring. Although voting rights and related privileges and resources vary by department, emerita/us can be recalled or volunteer for teaching, research, and service assignments. More details regarding recalls may be found at Academic Affairs Retirement and Recalls. Further, depending on available College and departmental resources, university policy encourages the assignment of office and laboratory space to emeriti/ae who wish to continue their scholarly or creative activities and their service to the university.

The right to continue access to UC Davis email addresses, email services, and UC Davis directory listings.

The right to continued library privileges, and access to software downloads and on-line electronic journals.

The eligibility to serve as a principle investigator on grants.

The right to continued university support to help in defraying the cost of medical and dental insurance and access to information and related health benefits through the Health Care Facilitator Program.

Access to UC Davis' Foreign Travel Accident and Assistance Program.

Access to Retiree (RT) campus parking permits.

Access to advice from University investment and retirement planners.

Access to campus venues (recreation, athletics, and performing arts) at the same costs as active employees.

The opportunities to engage in fellowship, social function, and lecture series.

Access to resource guides to assist in navigating the difficult times that become more frequent as we age (e.g., death of a loved one, downsizing, selecting support groups, home nursing).