WSU is not offering an early retirement incentive at this time.  However, individuals can pursue early retirement under their retirement plan’s provisions. 

Contact HRS Benefits or your retirement plan if you are interested in exploring options.

  • WSURP participants can retire at age 62 regardless of years of service, age 55 with 10 years of service, or by taking a lifetime annuity draw from their accumulations.
  • PERS 2 participants can take early retirement at age 55 with 20 years of service, with normal retirement at  65 with at least 5 years of service.
  • PERS 3 and TRS 3 participants can retire early at age 55 with 10 years of service, with normal retirement at 65. 

Retirement Plan Information for Faculty and Administrative Professional Employees:

Retirement Plan Information for Civil Service, Bargaining Unit, and Hourly Employees:

Retirement Plan Information for Law Enforcement and Fire Fighters:

Other Retirement Saving Products:

Investment Review and Plan Oversight Advisory Committee:

The Presidential Committee is charged with monitoring and reviewing the WSURP and VIP plans.

Information & News

The Winter 2020-2021 edition of the DRS Retirement Outlook newsletter is now available. The Retirement Outlook newsletter provides valuable information on Department of Retirement Systems programs, benefits and services. You can review prior issues by visiting drs.wa.gov.

Upcoming Events

Pre-Retirement Seminar Schedule

All sessions available by Zoom:

Zoom Meeting ID: 929 4229 9042
Password: 872447

  • October 15, 2021
    2:30pm-4:00pm
  • November 9, 2021
    10:00am-11:30am
  • December 8, 2021
    3:30pm-5:00pm

Handouts Referenced:
WSURP Retirement Checklist

PERS/TRS Retirement Checklist

2021 Retiree Monthly Premiums

TIAA Schedule

Due to COVID, all TIAA representative meetings are being held via Zoom for the time being. Schedule a one-on-one meeting by calling 1-800-732-8353 or schedule online.