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.
Encore, ReServe, Executive Service Corps, Taproot Foundation, Catchafire, Encore Fellowships, Score
UC Travel 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 several new tours for 2014-15. Further informastion about UC travel opportunities is available by contacting Collette Vacations. When conferring with Collette staff, retirees should be certain to indictate their UC afilliation.
A downloadable power point presentation is available here.
UCRP Report for 2011-12
The Annual Report for the Retirement System is available here.
2013 Retiree Health & Welfare Program
Click here for a copy of a UCOP presentation. This includes important information about the Health Care Benefits Work Group that is actively seeking "ways to continue to deliver high value health and welfare benefits programs while controlling these costs."
Based on the survey instruments recently administered by other associations, the UCSF Association prepared a common survey instrument that may be adapted by any member association for its own use.
The recent Survey and Summary of Findings conducted by the Davis Retiree Association.
Survey Monkey instrument used by the Davis Retiree Center.
Getting Personal Affairs in Order
A useful document for guiding retirees through the process of organizing their personal records and making their wishes known before their inevitable passing is available here. The check list was prepared by Adrian Harris, a member of the UCLA Retiree Association and chair of the Joint Benefits Committee.
Another related resource is available here from the University of Southern California's Emeriti Center.
UC Davis Retiree Center: From Concept to Reality
Charles Hess, emeritus professor and former chair of CUCEA, authored a brief paper on the development of the Retiree Center. It is available here.
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.