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Post-Retirement Employment

SPP 206 Post-Retirement Employment

Frequently Asked Questions


Can I return to work after retirement?

Yes, but there are different rules and regulations covering retired employees who are receiving benefits from the Arizona State Retirement System, the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System or the Optional Retirement Plan.

To learn more before you retire about the restrictions and possible consequences to your retirement benefits, please review the following as applicable:

How does returning to work affect my Social Security payments?
Your social security payments may be affected if you return to work after retirement. Please contact the Social Security Administration or review the Social Security Administration’s information regarding working while collecting social security payments.


The contents of this HR Advisor page is not intended to create a contract, either expressed or implied, between Arizona State University and its employees for either employment or any benefit or agreement. While the HR Advisor makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information, it does not establish or modify policies or procedures of your department, Arizona State University or the Board of Regents.