Updated 10/01/2019
Application for Emeritus Faculty Status
Policy 401.6: At the time of retirement and upon recommendation of the president and the approval of the Board
of Trustees, faculty members may be awarded the honorary rank of Emeritus preceding their final academic rank.
A NUMBER:
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Date Department Head Date
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Date
Date
NAME:
CURRENT FACULTY RANK:
DEPARTMENT:
COLLEGE/UNIT:
EFFECTIVE DATE:
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Faculty
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Dean/Vice
President
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Please note: Provost signature does not complete this application - final approval will come in the form of a signed letter
from the President.
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Provost
Updated: Oct. 2019
USU Emeritus Faculty* Benefits, Policies, and Procedures
*As appointed under Policy 401.6.
EMERITUS BENEFITS AT A GLANCE
(1) Retention and continued use of current usu.edu email account.
(2) Access to your USU Box account (box.usu.edu) can be continued on an as-requested
basis. If you desire to maintain or re-enable access to your Box account, please email
Megan Coster at megan.coster@usu.edu.
(3) Continued Bluezone, Eduroam, and VPN network access.
(4) Free Access to Campus Recreation facilities (HPER and Fieldhouse), and the Health and
Wellness Center.
(5) Free Parking Pass for designated campus parking lots. Visit department of Parking and
Transportation Services.
(6) IT Service support. Call 435-797-4357.
(7) Campus Store 10% discount with I.D. card.
(8) Aggie Express and Meal Plan privileges.
(9) Eligibility to join USU Emeriti Association. To join call the USU Alumni Association at
435-797-2055 or visit http://www.usu.edu/alumni/alumni_resources/emeriti_join.
ASSOCIATED USU POLICIES:
401.6 EMERITUS FACULTY
At the time of retirement and upon recommendation of the president and the approval of
the Board of Trustees, faculty members may be awarded the honorary rank of Emeritus
preceding their final academic rank.
361.4 PRIVILEGES AND BENEFITS OF RETIRED EMPLOYEES
In addition to the specific financial benefits associated with each of the retirement
programs, the following general privileges and benefits are available to all retired Utah
State University employees.
1) Reduced tuition registration for retired employees, their spouses, and dependent
children in classes offered by the University as outlined in the University's
Educational Benefits Policy #350.
2) Access to the University libraries and building facilities for personal study and
research.
3) Access to USU’s Employee Wellness program.
361.3.1 RETIREMENT STATUS
An individual employee is considered to have official University retirement status when
the employee discontinues regular employment as a faculty or staff employee of the
University, and is:
• at least age 56 with a combined age and years of service that equals 75 or greater; or
• any age, with at least 30 years of service with the University; or
Updated: Oct. 2019
• age 62 with at least 10 years of service with the University; or
• age 65 or greater with at least 4 years of continuous service with the University.
PROCEDURES
1. Faculty member initiates Application for Emeritus Faculty Status form at time of
retirement.
2. Form is signed by faculty member, department head, dean or vice president, and sent
to Megan Coster in the Provost’s Office for rank and retirement verification and
facilitation of for provost’s signature.
3. President will review, approve and send letter notifying faculty member that this
request has been approved. Copies will be sent to: department head; dean; provost;
Alumni Relations; and Parking and Transportation.
4. Provost’s Office designates emeritus status in Banner’s faculty tracking system. The
academic department is responsible for the EPAF associated with the emeritus
appointment.
5. USU I.D. cards will be sufficient for maintaining campus benefits. However, emeritus
I.D. cards will be available at the USU Card Office for a $5 fee when exchanging
existing I.D. card.
6. For procedures regarding all other emeritus benefits, please contact the above
mentioned offices listed under Emeritus Benefits at a Glance.
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