PERS 1 retirement plan
The Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) 1 retirement plan is closed to new members.
If you’re already a member of PERS 1, and you’re ready to begin planning your retirement from UW, see preparing to retire from PERS 1.
How your plan works
If you’re a PERS 1 member, you can learn more about how your plan works by reviewing the PERS Plan 1 Handbook. This handbook provides a comprehensive summary of your plan including information about:
- Retirement eligibility
- Service credit
- Monthly retirement income
- Disability retirement
PERS 1 is managed by the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems (DRS). If you have additional questions, DRS provides more information about PERS.