Employee and Retiree Service Center → Employees → Retirement Planning
Thinking about retirement? This page will help you prepare for retirement, whether you plan to retire this year or well into the future.
Be sure to visit PenPoint, a self-service retirement system for MCPS employees, by clicking on the log-in button to the right and entering your MCPS username and password. PenPoint lets you access your yearly Retirement Benefit Statement and estimate your MCPS core and supplemental retirement benefit amounts based on different scenarios.
The tabs below provide links to additional retirement information, including retirement publications, forms, a retirement timeline, and details about retiring after disability.
Watch training videos on how to use PenPoint
State core plan member? View your 1099-R and/or Personal Statement of Benefits
Request a pension refund or rollover for employees who have resigned
Read important information for employees who are retiring or resigning from MCPS
Listen to a recording of Understanding Your Retirement, part one of our Retirement Informational Webinar
Listen to a recording of Benefit Options at Retirement, part two of our Retirement Informational Webinar
Listen to a recording of our Retirement Forms Webinar
*also known as the "MCPS Employees' Retirement and Pension System"
Retirement Preplanning Forms
Thinking of retiring? Click on your core plan membership to access forms you may need as you are planning for your retirement.
Retirement Application Forms
Ready to retire? Click on your core plan membership to access the required retirement application forms. Be sure to submit your application forms at least 30 days prior to your expected retirement date.
Considering retirement within the next 3 years? Click on each timeframe for a detailed list of actions to prepare you for retirement.
At this stage in the process, the most important step you can take is to do your homework.
Start taking concrete steps toward your retirement.
Make sure you know all the details to ensure a smooth a transition.
Send in your retirement forms and begin your transition to retirement.
Learn more about applying for a disability retirement.