What You Need to Do

As you consider the Voluntary Retirement Incentive Program, be sure to:

  • Read all the materials in your decision packet.
  • Attend an educational session to learn more and get your questions answered.
  • Contact STRS, OPERS, OPERS-LE or ARP representatives for pertinent and relevant details about your retirement.
  • Consider seeking the advice of a financial, tax, and/or legal advisor before making a final decision.  In addition, you may wish to contact the Social Security Administration to be fully aware of your Social Security retirement benefits and when benefits begin.
    • Wright State University and its representatives cannot advise you whether this program is appropriate for you and your family.
  • Contact HR if you have any questions about the program.
  • Sign and return your hardcopy election forms in person or by registered mail to HR no later than the end of the election window, which is 4:30 p.m. ET on Monday, August 15, 2016.
  • HR representative will stamp your application and provide a stamped copy.
  • Finalize your retirement with STRS, OPERS, OPERS-LE, or ARP.  The respective retirement system will notify HR.
  • Inform your supervisor of your decision and work with you department to transition your responsibilities to other employees in advance of your separation date.


This information provides you with details of the Voluntary Retirement Incentive Program available from Wright State University. More complete information about the offer can be found in the official plan documents.  If there are any differences between this information and the official plan documents, the official plan documents shall govern.