Retirement planning guide

It is never too early to start to plan and anticipate your retirement (age 25 is not too early!). Start your education process early and maximize your opportunities to save. Become familiar with the features of your mandatory plan and the options that are available to you in the voluntary plans. Review your plan annually to ensure you are on track.

Retiree quick info


Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) is the mandatory retirement plan for all classified staff and longer-standing NSHE employees.

Retirement Plan Alternative

Faculty also have the option to choose the Retirement Plan Alternative (RPA).

Social Security

Although the State of Nevada and NSHE do not participate, you may be eligible through other past employment.

Medicare Guide

Learn more about Medicare Parts A, B and C for medical coverage after you retire.

TIAA LogoNeed one-on-one retirement planning assistance?

TIAA offers monthly office hours via Zoom as a way to check in with your financial consultant and ask questions. Office hours occur the third Friday of every month at 10 a.m.

Register for TIAA office hours

You can also schedule one-on-one time with a TIAA financial consultant.