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UCSD Emeriti Association

The UCSD Emeriti Association provides its members an opportunity to maintain contact with their colleagues; promotes the general welfare of the members, their spouses, and their survivors; and assists members to continue their contributions to society.

If you are retiring or are retired from UCSD, please consider staying a part of the campus and connected to your colleagues by becoming a member. We think you will enjoy reading our newsletter "Chronicles", and participating in the monthly events. If you have any questions, please contact Suzan Cioffi at 858-534-4724 or send her an email.

President's Message

I am delighted to serve this year as your president and am grateful to outgoing president David Miller for his careful stewardship of the Association this past year. Our UCSD Emeriti Association is one of the largest in the UC system with nearly 600 members.  Our core functions include our monthly lecture series, our Emeriti Mentor Program for undergraduates, and our Chronicles.  In addition, the Association is actively engaged with the Academic Senate on several important campus-wide senate committees, as well as being involved in UC-wide initiatives through our participation in CUCEA (Council of the University of California Emeriti Associations).

There are many initiatives and proposals that directly affect emeriti welfare, and thus it is important for us to continue having input into these matters. Last year, there were substantial changes in health insurance coverage,  Read more...

Upcoming Events

Emeriti Events calendar

UCSD Emeriti Mentor Program

The Emeriti Mentor Program's is a partnership between Chancellor's Scholars and accomplished retired UCSD faculty and staff. This mentoring relationship provides the intellectual, social and cultural preparation necessary for a successful college experience. It provides practical insight, know-how and advice gleaned from real-world experience, and can serve as a bridge to future academic, personal and professional growth.  Read more ...

UCSD Emeriti Association Awards - The Dickson Award

Over a span of fifty years, a trust provided by UC Regent Edward Dickson has grown from $207,381 to $2.14 million. Dickson stipulated that the earnings from this endowment would both stimulate and recognize emeriti for their continuing service, teaching, and research. In 2003, UCOP split the fund 10 ways so that each campus could offer a $10,000 award each year.  Read more ...

Points of Contact

Joel Dimsdale
UCSD Emeriti Association

Suzan Cioffi
UCSD Retirement Resource Center
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0020
(858) 534-4724

Preparing for Retirement

The Boynton Book, Information for Emeritus Professors

Retirement Checklist

Retirement and Financial Planning

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