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Retirement Planning

The earlier you begin to plan for retirement the better prepared you will be to enjoy it. Be sure to review each page under Retirement Planning:

  • When to Retire
  • Choosing a Plan
  • Filing Your Application
  • Social Security

The pages under the Service Retirement section and the Health Care page will assist you in planning for life after retirement.

Retirement Planning Online Education

Unable to attend a Retirement Conference? The information shared at the Conferences is available on our YouTube channel. Click here to watch the entire series.

You also have the option of participating in an online webinar. Click here to register for a Retiring with SERS webinar.


The Ohio Retirement & Savings Awareness Initiative is a collaboration between Ohio Deferred Compensation, Ohio's retirement systems, the Attorney General, Treasurer of State, Department of Commerce, and Tuition Trust Authority. This partnership promotes saving and retirement planning to benefit all state public employees. Click here to develop your PLAN.

Account Login

Don't have an online account with SERS? Click the Member Account Login button to register today. It's a secure and convenient way to view your account and stay connected with SERS.

ATTENTION:  Because of its increased functionality and capabilities, the system's security features have been upgraded

Even if you previously registered for an online account, you will need to create a new account to access your SERS account information.

New to SERS Membership?

Visit the Welcome to SERS page for more information about your new membership in SERS.