Gold Card - Eligibility Criteria
Recipients must be at least 55 years of age and have worked at least 25 years for the University of Maine in a full-time capacity (continuous service is not required). If an employee is granted long term disability status after 25 years of full time University employment, he or she becomes eligible for the Gold Card at age 55. All former faculty and staff members who are granted emeriti status are also eligible. The Gold Card is not transferable; spouses and partners of deceased retirees are not eligible for the Gold Card.