Your Pension Benefits and Retirement Planning

Retirement can be a time of significant change and may include financial, social or health considerations.

Whether retirement comes when you expect it or not, BCIT encourages its employees to plan ahead.

General information

The Pension Corporation of British Columbia is responsible for the administration of your defined benefit pension plan. To learn more about your pension plan and the various benefits of the plan, visit

Retirement planning

Planning for retirement doesn't have to be daunting. Find out what you are entitled to and learn more about retiring from BCIT.

After retirement

We've gathered many useful resources to assist you with this life transition.


Still looking for more information?

Check out our FAQ or our retiring guide for part-time studies instructors [PDF].

Working after 65

You can now choose to work beyond the age of 65. Refer to the appropriate Mandatory Retirement Memorandum of Agreement for detailed information about changes affecting your employment conditions at BCIT.

BCGEU Support Staff [PDF]
BCGEU Instructors [PDF]