511 NY Ride Share
Free Traveler Services – You are eligible to receive flexible travel options including transit routes and ride-matching services, through 511NY Rideshare by completing this Travel Services Form. 511NY Rideshare is sponsored by the New York State Department of Transportation to help commuters find and use easy, cost-effective and reliable alternatives to driving alone. For more information visit our benefits page.
Voluntary Phased Retirement Program
The three-year pilot program of voluntary phased retirement applications for faculty and professioanl staff are now available. The phasing period begins in academic year 2013-2014.
MetLife Visits at Brooklyn College for Civil Service Staff Only
Marc Adamek of MetLife is scheduled to be on campus on the following dates:
- May 16
- June 13
Location: Classified Lounge, 2122 Boylan Hall
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
If you would like to schedule an appointment, you may contact MetLife by telephone, 800.492.3553 ext. 28674, or e-mail.
Teachers' Retirement System of the City of New York (TRS)
TRS Onsite Educational Programs
The following is a list of classes that are currently available in the TRS training facility, 55 Water Street. Attendance is limited to 30 participants.
Getting Ready for Retirement — Tier IV
Your TRS Benefits and Services — Tier IV
How to Register
Members who would like to attend an educational program may register online by logging into the secure section of the TRS website and accessing the "My Education" feature.
As an alternative, members may call the Member Services Center, 888.8.NYC.TRS, or visit the Walk-in Center to obtain a schedule and registration form.
Online Introduction to TRS' TDA Program
Introduction to the TDA Program is a condensed version of the TRS popular onsite educational program. This online version is designed for in-service members who are new to TRS' TDA Program. It consists of a 15-minute video that explains the features and benefits of TRS' supplemental retirement plan. It also provides some general information about financial planning for retirement.
Had Any Life Changes?
Did you get married or divorced? Did you have any children? Has your spouse passed away? Maybe you need to make some changes to your beneficiary information with the pension plan, union, health plan or life insurance. If so, please contact the Benefits Office, 1160 Boylan Hall, 718.951.4255.