Retiree Perks and Privileges


Activities and Perks

Email:  Retirees may retain their NC State email account at the discretion of their department management. A department HR representative will submit a no-pay action in the HR System to maintain access.  Instructions for submitting Retiree and Guest Accounts.

Wolfpack One Card:  As a retiree, you may retain your current NC State ID.

Wolf Alerts:  If you no longer wish to be notified via text of Wolf Alerts you will want to remove your personal cell phone number from the personal information within Employee Self Service.

Parking:   Retired employees have two options for parking, either utilizing paylots/payspaces or purchasing an annual permit.

What do I do to retain my annual parking permit after retirement?  Submit a Permit Authorization Form for Retired Employees signed by the Department Head or representative. Form authorizes the purchase of an “R” permit for an annual fee.  Retirees may renew online via credit card with access code from renewal assignment letter.

Retired employees who receive compensation from the University are not eligible for an “R” permit.

Carmichael Complex Gym Membership:   NC State Wellness and Recreation empowers the Wolfpack community to thrive. Amenities  and  Membership

WolfPerks: The WolfPerks Program is designed to save NC State University Faculty & Staff money on products and services both locally and nationally. Take a moment to browse through the many offers available to you and your family throughout the WolfPerks program.

Library Privileges:  To check out materials you must have an official photo ID.

Cultural Events:  Arts NC State is the collective organization for all six of NC State University’s performing and visual arts programs and five supporting units.  Ticket Central is the centralized box office for the visual and performing arts programs.

Key Haven Campground:  Key Haven is a large wooded site on a peninsula at Kerr Lake.  It is available for camping, picnicking, boating,  and enjoying nature.

Athletics:  Please contact the Athletics Ticket Office for ticket options available only to retired NC State faculty and staff at 919-865-1510

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Continue Learning/Working

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute:  The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at NC State provides non-credit short courses, study trips, and special events for adults aged 50 .

University Temporary Services:   Being retired is not an end, but a starting point for new opportunities. Begin a new adventure where it all started with University Temporary Services. If you are interested in temporary employment at NC State through University Temporary Services, review the current vacancies and apply for the positions that best match your professional experience. Feel free to contact the UTS Office directly at 919-515-7060. 

Emeritus Status (Faculty and Senior Administrators):  Any tenured full-time faculty member, Special Faculty, SAAO Tier I or II who has served for ten or more years State University is eligible to apply for emeritus status. Status is granted to retiring full-time faculty and administrators in recognition of dedicated service.

NCSU POL05.20.2 – Emeritus/Emerita Status for Faculty and Senior Administrators

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Retiree Associations

NC Retired Government Employees Association (NCRGEA):  The primary mission of the North Carolina Retired Governmental Employees’ Association is to advocate for the collective interests of its members.

Association of Retired Faculty:  The Association of Retired Faculty (ARF) consists of retired faculty and EPA professional staff from North Carolina State University. The organization was founded in 1983 to share common interests and to maintain an organized Association with the University.

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Retirement Planning & Resources