Transitional Retirement

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Foresters and geoscientists are eligible for a three-month transition to retirement, receiving full salary with assignment of a small work project to complete during the 3-month transition period.

Specifics of the program


  • 62 years of age on, or before, June 30, 2020
  • Minimum of 10 years of service (as of June 30, 2020) at the University Nebraska with job title of forester or geoscientist

How to apply

Complete the application form and submit it to the director of your unit.

application form

If approved, you

  • Will receive payment of your current salary through June 30, 2020
  • Will report for your last day of work at your assigned duty station on March 31, 2020
  • Will receive assignment of a project to be completed by June 30, 2020
  • Will be completely retired July 1, 2020