Retirement Application Process


Website: TRSA
Phone: 877.517.0020


Website: TIAA/CREF
Phone: 800.842.2776


Website: VALIC


Website: Social Security Administration

With at least 10 years of creditable service with The Teachers' Retirement System of Alabama(TRSA), employees are guaranteed a retirement income for life - beginning at age 
60 for Tier 1 members or age 62 for Tier 2 members. Tier 1 members can retire at any age with 25 or more years of creditable service.  Please review a checklist of items to be completed in the retirement application process.  For more detailed information regarding the retirement application process, click here. 

  • Complete Part 1 of the TRS Application for Retirement.  Form 10 must be completed 60 - 90 days prior to retirement. 
  • Provide written notification to your immediate supervisor at least 30 days in advance of your retirement. 
  • Contact Social Security Administration. 
  • Complete Part 2 of the TRS Application for Retirement. 
  • Complete your PEEHIP enrollment. 
  • Contact RSA-1TIAA-CREF or VALIC if you want to begin receiving income distributions. 
  • Complete the Employee Offboarding Process. 

Retirement Forms and Other Online Tools


UAH Retirement Application Process (Tier 1 employees only)

TRSA Application for Retirement 

TRSA Retirement Benefit Estimate Calculator

PEEHIP: Health Insurance in Retirement

TRSA - PEEHIP Retiree Premium Calculator

UAH Offboarding Process

TIAA Minimum Distribution Options