5. Retirement and Becoming Emeritus/a

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5.1 The Retirement Checklist

Steps to follow that help ensure a smooth and effective transition.

5.2 The Process for Becoming Emeritus/a

Emeritus/a status is available for associate professors and full professors who have retired.

5.3 Perks and Opportunities for Retired and Emeritus/a Faculty

Benefits relate to health, transportation, communication, campus life, voting rights, teaching, and research.

5.4 Cornell Academics and Professors Emeriti.

Founded in 1982, Cornell Academics and Professors Emeriti (CAPE) has taken a leading role in fostering social and professional community among retired faculty through varied programs and activities, such as the Lecture Series, Roundtable luncheons, and volunteer programs to name a few.


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