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Retirement: Teachers' Retirement System
This course of action pertains only to those employees enrolled in the TRS Plan. Before you initiate this process
please Consult Benefits Specialist.
  • Benefits Handbook

Action: Please review the Benefits Handbook (In office pick-up or online):
    Benefits Handbook

  • Verify/Qualify Substitute Teaching

Action: To have prior substitute teaching verified/qualified:
    Verification Of Substitute Teaching Service

  • Verify/Qualify Prior Service

Action: To have prior service verified/qualified:
    Verification Of Prior Service

  • Service Transfer from PERS to TRS

Action:To have prior service transferred from PERS to TRS:
    Transfer Service - PERS to TRS

  • Purchase Prior Qualified Service

Action:To purchase prior qualified service on pre-tax basis from paycheck:
    Purchase Prior Qualified Service

  • Termination Pay Options

Action:To sign irrevocable election form, for Termination Pay Options at Retirement (must be signed at least 90 days prior to retirement):
    Forms:»Termination Pay Options

  • Benefit Estimate

Action:To Request Benefit Estimate:
    Benefit Estimate

  • Current Retiree Insurance Rates

    Forms:» Medical & Optional Vision


We've got the answers to your questions concerning, Insurance Group Numbers, Care Provider Networks, Coverage ID Cards, and more. Please visit the Quick Questions site.

For additional information or assistance regarding all benefits, please contact:

Rita Garland
Benefits Services
406.243.6095 FAX

Human Resource Services

Emma B. Lommasson Center
Room 252

The University of Montana

Missoula, MT 59812

Phone: 406-243-6766

Fax: 406-243-6095