Are you considering retiring from UNM within the next few months? We urge you to contact firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible to discuss the timeline and the process to submit your retirement application to our office.
The Educational Retirement Board (ERB) has communicated potential delays in processing retirement applications due to COVID-19 limited operations.
To avoid potential delays during this time, the NMERB Retirement Application process will require the following steps:
1. ERB: Download and complete your NMERB Retirement Application, located on this webpage: https://hr.unm.edu/retirement/erb-defined-benefit-plan
2. If you are eligible for post-retirement health benefits through VEBA, complete the applicable UNM Retiree Benefit Election Form:
3. Mail the original Retirement Application, UNM Retiree Benefit Election Form and a copy of either your Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, Passport or other form of Federal/State ID (only one form of ID is required) to UNM Benefits:
UNM HR Service Center
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-0001
NOTE: A copy of your beneficiary's ID is also required, if applicable. See types of acceptable ID listed above.
Remember to keep copies for yourself.
All UNM Benefits personnel are currently working remotely and are providing support during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. If you have questions or concerns about the above process, please contact UNM Benefits at email@example.com.