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The use of your work e-mail account upon retirement is up to the discretion of your department.

Renew your library card

Do you still have a University of Waterloo library card that you're planning to use some day, but you haven't done so since you retired? You retain full access to all the library resources and extended loan privileges. Sarah Martin tells us that retirees need to have their cards revalidated if they haven't done so since their official retirement date.

If you still want to use the card, go to

The ‘Question’ box can be filled out as ‘Retired staff member/faculty’ and they can give some contact information below that. This is to streamline the process in case I am not available. You are also able to submit any follow up questions about access through that same page.

Retirees Benefits

Listing of benefits for retirees is maintained by Human Resources some of the information listed on the page are:

  1. Eligibility
  2. Retiree benefit maxima
  3. Pensioner's benefits bulletin(In the bulletin you will find information relating to your benefit coverage and helpful tips)
  4. Working beyond age 65

Retirees Benefits Page (Human Resources)

The Honorary Member of the University

The Honorary Member of the University designation recognizes employees for outstanding service to the University as a whole. It is the highest honour a staff member can attain at the University of Waterloo. For faculty members, it recognizes distinctive administrative or other service to the University (as distinguished from Distinguished Professor Emeritus, which recognizes academic excellence). For more information please got to the following web page.

Honorary Member of the University