Retirement Countdown

Upcoming Webinars

If you’re one of the many members who have met with an STRS Ohio benefits counselor and are now approaching the final steps of applying for retirement, STRS Ohio is offering a special webinar for you. Retirement Countdown will provide information to help you complete the online Service Retirement Application, including: plan of payment options, designation of single or multiple beneficiaries and enrollment in the STRS Ohio Health Care Program. We’ll conclude by giving you an overview of what to expect during the retirement process and will address any questions you may submit during the presentation.

Each webinar will be held from 5–6 p.m. (EST) on the dates listed above. Registration for each webinar is limited to 100 people. Registration can be taken until 4:30 p.m. on the day of the session. After you have successfully registered, you will be sent a confirmation email that will include instructions on how to join the webinar. This webinar may be viewed on a PC or Macintosh computer as well as mobile devices (e.g., an iPad/iPhone). See the System Requirements section below for more information and requirements. Please note that you will need to have speakers attached to your computer to participate in the webinar and mobile device viewers may need to use headphones. Additionally, this program is offered as a seminar. A pre-recorded version of the webinar is also available.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows 7–10
  • Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)–10.12 (Sierra)


  • Google Chrome (version 34 or later)
  • Internet Explorer (version 8 or later)
  • Microsoft Edge (version 12 or later)
  • Mozilla Firefox (version 34 or later)
  • Apple Safari (version 6 or later)


  • GoToWebinar desktop app
  • JavaScript enabled

Viewing the Webinar on Mobile Devices

This webinar can be viewed on an iPad, iPhone or Android device with the free GoToMeeting app*. However, STRS Ohio does not recommend viewing this webinar on a Smartphone due to the smaller screen size. Please note that members who view the webinar on mobile devices will not be able to ask questions during the presentation.

*Get the GoToMeeting App: for iPhone/iPad or for Android.