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Are you planning to retire in the next few years?

DRS Nearing Retirement Seminars provide information you need as you approach retirement. 2020 seminars are available online.

Nearing Retirement Seminar schedule

Per guidance from local health and government officials, these half-day sessions are currently available as live online webinars.

Be sure to review How to Join a DRS Webinar and join 15 minutes before the session starts. For login or audio assistance, call 360-664-7930.

  • 9:00 am – Getting Ready for Retirement
  • 10:00 am – Break
  • 10:15 am – Applying for Retirement
  • 10:45 am – Break
  • 11:00 am – Social Security
  • 11:30 pm – Break
  • 11:45 pm – Health Care
  • 12:45 pm – Break
  • 1:00 pm – VEBA
  • 1:30 pm – Program Ends


Join the live seminars here

DateJoin
Saturday, June 20, at 9 amJoin
Friday, June 26, at 9 amJoin
Saturday, June 27, at 9 amJoin
Saturday, July 11, at 9 amJoin
Saturday, Aug. 8, at 9 amJoin
Saturday, Aug. 29, at 9 amJoin
Saturday, Sept. 12, at 9 amJoin
Saturday, Sept. 26, at 9 amJoin
Saturday, Oct. 10, at 9 amJoin
Saturday, Oct. 24, at 9 amJoin
Saturday, Nov. 7, at 9 amJoin
Saturday, Nov. 21, at 9 amJoin
Saturday, Dec. 5, at 9 amJoin

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Seminar preparation

If you haven’t checked out these resources, now is the time:

Unable to attend a live seminar? View closed-captioned seminar videos online. View videos

See all available webinars and join here. Live webinar schedule

Persons of disability needing assistance in accessing DRS training, or those needing the information in an alternate format, can call Tina Greene at (360) 664-7005 or TTY Relay Service at 711.

Beneficiary Designation

Members, you can update your beneficiary information from your online retirement account. Select “My Account” in the navigation menu and then “View/Edit” beside “Beneficiary.”

(If you prefer to fill out and mail in a printed form, select this link.)