Emeritae/emeriti faculty are entitled to the following university privileges upon their retirement.

Campus Identification

Retain campus ID providing access to university facilities; discounts and tickets; and participation in university-wide events such as plays, concerts and academic lectures.

Email Access

Full access to email accounts, listservs, mailing lists and websites.


Retain rank and, where applicable, title to endowed chair, appended with "emeritus" or "emerita," where gift or grant agreement allows. See Appointment of Faculty to Emeritus/a Status.

Department Privileges

To the extent possible, may retain campus offices and be included on department webpages and listservs. Some departments invite emeritae/emeriti faculty to departmental meetings and events.

Faculty Governance

The Faculty Senate includes one seat for an emerita/emeritus faculty member. All emeritae/emeriti faculty are eligible to run for the seat.

Library Privileges

Full access to all Brandeis library services, including, but not limited to, borrowing privileges at Goldfarb Library, interlibrary loan and the Technology Services Help Desk. Resources should only be used for academic purposes.

Library Carrels

Those who do not retain a departmental office may apply for a carrel in Goldfarb Library. Contact University Librarian Matthew Sheehy.

Campus Parking

Access to a gold parking sticker and card-activated parking areas. In order to apply for or renew parking privileges, complete the Application for Motor Vehicle Permit at the Department of Public Safety.

Athletic Privileges

Full access to Brandeis athletic facilities, events and outings.

Medical and Dental Insurance

To establish eligibility for continued medical and dental insurance, please contact Human Resources.