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SDCERS has created several fact sheets to help our members better understand their respective retirement plan and pension benefits. Check back here periodically as we continue to update these documents and add new ones.*

*Note: The information contained in these educational materials are only intended to be used for guidance; they are not legal documents or a substitute for the governing laws or retirement plan document. If there is a conflict between the information contained in these fact sheets and an applicable law or plan document, the law or plan document shall prevail.

Death Benefits

Deferred Retirement Option Plan (“DROP”)

Purchase of Service Credit (PSC)

SDCERS' Purchase of Service Credit Fact Sheet is currently being updated and will be posted soon.


Termination & Deferred Membership

Retirement Benefit Options

Disability Retirement