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Michigan Community College Part-Time Student Workers

Changes that affect part-time students who worked at a Michigan community college were recently signed into law.

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Office of Retirement Services

If you worked at a Michigan community college before July 1, 2014, while attending as a part-time student, you may be eligible to participate in a Michigan public school retirement plan. Or if this describes you and you’re already in a Michigan public school retirement plan, you may have an opportunity to add that community college employment to your retirement account.

Your Next Steps

If you worked at a Michigan community college before July 1, 2014, as a part-time student, and you’re interested in learning if you qualify:

  1. Print and fill out the Part-Time Community College Student Employment Verification Request (R3800C) form
  2. Send the completed form and required documents to the Michigan Office of Retirement Services (ORS) by January 31, 2020, 5 p.m. EST.
    • Fax the form and documents to ORS at 517-284-4416.
    • Or mail the form and documents to:

ORS

P.O. Box 30171

Lansing, MI  48909-7671

Do you want to learn more?

Review the frequently asked questions below for more information.