UC Retiree Activity SurveyOctober 3, 2016
The UC Retiree Activity Survey is sponsored by the Council of UC Retiree Associations (CUCRA)*; the retiree association at each UC campus, laboratory, and the UC Office of the President; and the seven UC campus retiree centers.
The purpose of this first systemwide survey is to benefit staff and non-Senate academic retirees by documenting their post-employment activities and contributions. Responses to the survey will be used to:
• Help the UC Office of the President and campus and laboratory administrators better understand the many contributions made by retirees,
• Enable CUCRA, retiree associations, and retiree centers to advocate more effectively on behalf of UC retirees,
• Provide retirees with comprehensive information about their collective contributions and achievements, and
• Assist local retiree associations and centers create and improve programs for retirees.
UC Travel Interest Group Program
The CUCRA Travel Program benefits the CUCRA treasury, and member Associations are encourged to make program information widely available to retirees through association events and newsletters.
CUCRA's travel maven, Rosemary Norling, has arranged tours for 2016 and for 2017. Further information about UC travel opportunities is available by contacting Collette Vacations. When conferring with Collette staff, retirees should be certain to indictate their UC afilliation.
UCSD's "Magic Ingredients," Presentation
The summary of a power point presented at the CUCRA-CUCEA Joint Meeting on April 30, 2015, at San Diego.
UC Wellness Program
An overview of UC's "Living Well" program is available here. This powerpoint was presented at the joint CUCRA-CUCEA meeting on October 23, 2014.
Los Angeles Food Insecurity Survey
The 2014 report and survey template.
Berkeley Survey Regarding OneExchange (Extend Health)
The Berkeley Retirement Center surveyed out-of-state, Medicare-eligible retirees about their experiences with outsourced medical care via OneExchange.
2013 CUCRA Survey of Member Associations
Member association responses to a brief survey of their organizational structures, relationships with UC, and operational and programmatic information.
Encore Careers and Programs
"Second Act" careers are pursued by many retirees who want to make meaningful contributions in their post-UC years. The following organizations can assist retirees make connections with organizations seeking retirees' expertise.
In 2012, the status of UC's retiree and emeriti associations was clarified by President Yudof.
A downloadable power point presentation is available here.
2013 Retiree Health & Welfare Program
Getting Personal Affairs in Order
The most recent Association reports are available under the Records tab.
A downloadable PDF of the brochure is available here. Member associations are encouraged to use it.