To recognize an employee who is retiring from Bethel University, a department has the discretion to use department funds as outlined below for a retirement party.

Years of service

Maximum amount for a party (department-funded gift can use up to 20% of total amount)

Less than 5

Per Cabinet Member

5-9 years$350
10-14 years$500
15-19 years


20+ years



Last Reviewed: May 23, 2019