Events / Transitioning to Retirement: Tips from Recent Retirees

Transitioning to Retirement: Tips from Recent Retirees

March 4, 2024
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center (FLTC), 520 S Euclid, St. Louis, Mo 63110

Join us for a peer-to-peer discussion about what WashU employees need to do to successfully transition to retirement. This workshop will be led by recent WashU retiree John Russell, PhD. John and other members of the Society of Professors Emeriti will discuss topics such as the timeline for retirement, healthcare options, financial concerns, emeritus status, and more. There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion with attendees.


All employees of WashU are welcome to attend and may bring a spouse/partner. This is a free event, but registration is required. Light refreshments will be provided.

This event will take place in the Holden Auditorium, located on the first floor of the Farrell Learning & Teaching Center (FLTC).

Directions & Parking

FLTC is located on the WashU Medical Campus. FLTC can be accessed from Scott Avenue, off of Taylor Avenue or from Euclid Avenue, off of Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza.

Metered street parking on Scott Avenue and parking in the Metro and Clayton Garages is available to visitors. View maps and directions.

Public transportation options are available through Metro Transit. The MetroLink train stops in the heart of campus at the Central West End Station, and 10 Metro Bus routes provide convenient access to campus.


If you have any accessibility needs, please contact Emily Hickner at We need to be notified at least five business days prior to the event to guarantee accommodation for interpretation and CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) services.

Featured Speaker

John Russell, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Developmental Biology and Treasurer and Past President, Society of Professors Emeriti