Defined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement
“Emeritus rank” is defined as a non-salaried academic title of honor of a retired Faculty Member or academic officer of the University, usually corresponding to the rank or title held by the Faculty Member or academic officer during his/her last period of active academic service to the University. Full professors, associate professors, assistant professors, associate librarians, associate senior librarians, senior librarians, Deans and other academic administrative officers shall be eligible for appointment to emeritus rank.
Appointment of a retired Faculty Member to emeritus rank shall be based on a recommendation initiated within and approved by the Faculty of the Academic Unit of the prospective emeritus member. That recommendation is subject to approval by the Dean and the Provost, and to the final granting of emeritus rank by the Board of Trustees.
Emeriti spouses and unmarried dependent children are eligible for tuition remission as governed by Board of Trustees’ rules.
Emeriti may be issued parking privileges corresponding to those held at the time of retirement. The Emeriti permit, obtained at no charge, is made available once the Emeritus/Emerita status has been entered into the UC computer system. At that time, you can also receive an additional parking pass that allows complimentary parking of one use per day, up to 3 hours (fees will begin after 3 hours), in any garage when cash parking is available. You may verify your current status by calling Parking Services at 513-556-2283
- Photo identification card indicating Emeritus/Emerita status
- All privileges and discounts at the UC Bookstore
- Office and/or lab space as determined by the academic unit head
- Use of UC email account and Blackboard
- Use of departmental stationery (particularly useful for letters of recommendation)
- Formal liaison with the Provost office through the Vice Provost for Academic Personnel
- Invitations to University academic events
- Participation in academic processions of the university
- Listing in the Commencement Program for those given Emeritus status during the year
- Service on various standing and ad hoc committees as called upon
- If previously eligible, continued eligibility to apply to the Taft Faculty Committee for travel funds
- Discounts on certain tickets to athletic and cultural events
- Use of university facilities such as the library, wellness and referral center, purchasing recreational facility membership, etc
Listing in the UC Directory and annual college bulletins as Emeritus/Emerita
Emeriti at the time of their appointment will be publicly and privately honored as feasible and deemed appropriate by the Emeriti Board
Emeriti will receive invitations to all events sponsored by the Emeriti Association, and obtain subsidies provided by the Provost office for the Speaker Series Luncheons. This Association also elects a voting representative to the Faculty Senate
Emeriti are eligible to teach as Emeritus faculty, and eligible for compensation as determined by his/her college Dean
Emeriti who were active members of the Faculty Club for five years continue such membership at no cost. Emeriti who were not previously Faculty Club members are eligible for membership at regular dues rates. All Emeriti receive invitations to Speaker Series Luncheons, with Provostial subsidy
If you are a TIAA/Fidelity/Vanguard grandfathered retirement plan emeritus/emerita, you and your spouse, and unmarried dependent children may continue participation in the medical plans available to emeriti as long as financial arrangements are made with the Benefits Office at the time of retirement. Eligible retirees of State and City Retirement systems have health coverage available through their retirement system. Alternative Retirement Plan (ARP) emeritus/emerita are not eligible to participate.
If you are a TIAA/Fidelity/Vanguard grandfathered retirement plan emeritus/emerita you and your spouse, and unmarried dependent children may continue participation in the dental plans available to emeriti as long as financial arrangements are made with the Benefits Office at the time of retirement. Eligible retirees of State and City Retirement Systems have dental coverage available through their retirement systems. Alternative Retirement Plan (ARP) emeritus/emerita are not eligible to participate.
Eligible emeriti may convert the amount of their current group term life insurance and that of their eligible dependents to a private whole life insurance policy. Application to convert without proof of insurability must be made within 31 days of termination of coverage. Life insurance coverage is continued for disabled emeriti if a waiver of premium application is completed and submitted within one year from the last day worked, contingent upon approval by the insurance company.