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Retirement Eligibility

Your eligibility to retire from WVU and continue your health insurance coverage depends on which retirement vendor you participate with.

The TIAA plans establish the below eligibility:

  • Any age with 30 years of Service
  • Age 60 with at least 5 years of Service

West Virginia State Teachers Retirement System (TRS) eligibility:

  • Full benefits at age 60 with 5 years of service
  • Full benefits at age 55 with 30 years of service
  • Full benefits at any age with 35 years of service
  • Reduced benefits before age 55 with at least 30 but less than 35 years of service