Exempt Retirement Plan
Professional staff and administrators from one of two vendors: the Teachers Insurance Annuity Association (TIAA) and Transamerica Retirement Solutions. Contributions total 14% of salary and are shared by the University and employee according to a salary-based schedule.
Non-Exempt Retirement Plan
Two vendors also are available to non-exempt staff. They are Teachers Insurance Annuity Association (TIAA) and Transamerica Retirement Solutions. Contributions of 10% of earnings are made into the plan on an employee’s behalf by the University.
These plans provide for 100% immediate vesting. Participation is mandatory and begins the first day of the plan year (June 1) following attainment of age 20 ½, six months of service, and 1,000 hours worked. New eligible staff and administrators will be invited to attend a presentation by TIAA and Transamerica Retirement Solutions to assist in making a decision about initial participation.
Voluntary 403(b) Plan
A voluntary 403(b) program is available. Enrollment materials and salary reduction agreement forms for Transamerica Retirement Solutions, and Teachers Insurance Annuity Association/College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA) may be obtained through discussion with a member of the Office of Human Resources.
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Exempt Staff:(Administrators, Full-time Faculty and Professional) Para-professional included in this category for Retirement plan purposes.
To receive customer service direct from Transamerica Retirement Solutions or Teachers Insurance Annuity Association/College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA) use the following:
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