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Supplemental Retiree Benefits

McMaster retirees play an important role in maintaining McMaster’s enduring sense of community. Retirees are encouraged to continue to enjoy everything that McMaster has to offer.

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Retirees and eligible dependents and spouses may qualify for continuation of the Tuition Assistance and Bursary programs. Review the current information on eligible programs and corresponding application processes on the Tuition Assistance and Bursary Benefit webpage or contact Human Resources Services at extension 222HR (x 22247) for more information.

NOTE: If you are 65 years of age or over, subject to meeting admissions and prerequisite requirements, you may enroll in undergraduate courses for credit without payment of tuition and supplementary fees. The required full-time application fee must be paid and must accompany the appropriate application to the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre.

Through a partnership with Venngo, McMaster is pleased to offer all retirees continued access to our employee discount program called “WorkPerks” to support your financial wellness. This program provides flexibility and a considerable number of discount options. Learn more on the program webpage.

Retirees are eligible for special parking rates – please contact the Parking Office at extension 24232 or Click here for more information.

Do you have a special interest or enjoy reading? As a Retiree you are entitled to special library privileges – please contact the Library at extension 22077. Come and see what the libraries have to offer.

Would you like your own McMaster e-mail address? McMaster’s University Technology Services can set one up just for you. Click here for more information.

Enjoy fine dining, or stop by for a quick lunch at McMaster’s University Club. McMaster Retirees are eligible for membership – Click here for more information.

Our Athletics and Recreation department has numerous programs and facilities that you can use at a special discounted rate. Click here for more information.