For Retirees

ISU Benefit and Retirement Offices

Retirees who have questions regarding insurance or retirement plans should feel free to contact 515-294-4800 / 877-477-7485 to contact or set up an appointment with an ISU Benefits Specialist or Ann Doty with the Retirement Planning Office.
Click here to view information regarding benefits offered to retirees.
ISU Retiree Life - Benefit review and beneficiary change

ISU Recruitment Services Office

Retirees have valuable knowledge and experience to offer departments that have need of someone to fill in or carry out a temporary project. Recruitment Services occasionally gets requests for temporary clerical help. If you are interested in learning more about such possibilities, contact the UHR Service Center:
515-294-4800, toll free 877-477-7485, 3810 Beardshear Hall,

Retirement Plans


Beneficiary review and change: login to your account or call 515-281-0020 / 800-622-3849


General questions - to schedule an appointment with the Ames representative contact: 515-268-8600 / 800-732-8353
Beneficiary review and change: login to your account or call 800-842-2776 (have Social Security number available)


Iowa State University Alumni Association

Iowa State University Retirees Association Homepage
Click here to view Services Available to Current ISU Retirees (including ISU Retirees ID card and General staff parking permit.)
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at ISU (Formerly College for Seniors)

Additional Resources

Long Term Care Insurance

After December 31, 2011, new coverage will not be available through John Hancock Insurance Company.
ISU Long Term Care Insurance Plan underwritten by John Hancock Life Insurance Company (Username: iowasu; password: mybenefit) 888-999-4563
Are looking to invest in long term care insurance? Resources available here.

Senior Health Insurance Information Program

A free, confidential service of the State of Iowa that helps Iowans make informed decisions about Medicare and other health coverage -

Social Security

Internal Revenue Service