Eligibility / How To Join

Membership in PARSE is open to anyone receiving a pension, or eligible to receive a pension, from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as well as their spouse or domestic partner. In addition PARSE is open to an individual receiving, or eligible to receive, a retirement from TIAA as well as their spouse or domestic partner. Note: you must be a member of PARSE to take advantage of our group insurance programs. You may also apply for insurance at the same time you join PARSE, there are no waiting periods.

There are three categories of membership:

  • Chapter Members
  • At Large Members
  • Associate Members


How To Join

To become a member of PARSE, download and fill out the PARSE Application and remit with a check for $20.00 per member to:

5000 Ritter Road
Suite 105
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

PARSE membership runs on a calendar year basis with dues invoices sent out each October for the following year. Dues renewals are payable on or before December 31st of the year in which the invoices are mailed.

If you become a new member of PARSE between October 1st and December 31st of any year, your $20.00 dues payment will include membership for both the current year and the following year, after which you will receive a dues invoice.

Dependent children, under 26, living at home or in college do not need to be a member of PARSE to be eligible for benefits but one or both parents or legal guardian eligible to be a PARSE member must be a PARSE member.

If you have any questions please contact us by email or by Phone at 1-888-809-7429 between 9:00 A.M. and 3:00 PM

Download Membership Application