Thinking of Joining?
Stay connected to the University of Michigan, meet other retirees just like you, help advocate for your benefits, and attend meetings and learning opportunities that will engage you. You can easily join online or print a membership form.
Retirement holds new beginnings. Get off to a great start … Join today!
All retired University of Michigan faculty and staff are eligible for membership, as well as their spouses. Also eligible are the spouses of deceased retirees or of staff or faculty who died when on active duty.
Annual dues are $15 per household for a membership year of September 1 to August 31.
UMRA programs and social hours are held September through May, usually on the second Thursday of each month. These include light refreshments, coffee and soft drinks. Social hours begin at 1:15 p.m. followed by the program speaker from 2-4 p.m. Occasional and informal Learn & Grow sessions on a variety of topics of current interest begin prior to the social hour at 12:15pm.
Membership also includes monthly and tri-annual digital Newsletters delivered in your email.
There are two ways to join the University of Michigan Retirees Association:
Join Online as an Individual (you are joining just as yourself), or
Join Online as a Household (you will need to provide spouse/partner contact information)
Print & mail the membership application form (see below)