TRS 1 retirement plan

The Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) 1 retirement plan is closed to new members.

If you’re already a member of TRS 1, and you’re ready to begin planning your retirement from UW, see preparing to retire from TRS 1.

How your plan works

If you’re a TRS 1 member, you can learn more about how your plan works by reviewing the TRS Plan 1 Handbook (PDF). This handbook provides a comprehensive summary of your plan including information about:

  • Vesting
  • Contributions
  • Retirement eligibility
  • Service credit
  • Monthly retirement income
  • Disability retirement

TRS 1 is managed by the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems (DRS). If you have additional questions, DRS provides more information about TRS.