PULLMAN, Wash. – Retirement information sessions for employees participating in a variety of standard and additional voluntary plans will be held at Washington State University Pullman and videoconferenced statewide on Friday, Sept. 18, and Monday, Sept. 21.
To see if a videoconference location is registered, go to http://ams.wsu.edu/RequestForm/EventsCalendar.aspx?d=9/18/2015 for Sept. 18 or http://ams.wsu.edu/RequestForm/EventsCalendar.aspx?d=9/21/2015 for Sept. 21. Additional site connections may be requested through AMS.Videoconference.Meeting@wsu.edu.
For more information, contact WSU Human Resource Services at 509-335-4521 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
* For those enrolled in state Department of Retirement Services (DRS) plans – including PERS 1, 2, 3, TRS 3 and LEOFF 2:
Sept. 18, 8-9 a.m., Lighty 405: PERS 2 and LEOFF 2
Sept. 18, 9:30-11 a.m., Lighty 405: PERS 3 and TRS 3
Sept. 18, 4-5 p.m. or 5-6 p.m., French Ad 139: New employees in the 90-day election window or PERS 2 participants eligible for the PERS 3 January transfer (members prior to 2002)
* For those enrolled in the Washington State University Retirement Plan (WSURP) with TIAA-CREF:
Sept. 21, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or 2-4 p.m., Lighty 405: Pre-retirement sessions for WSURP employees planning to retire within 5-10 years. Retiree medical/dental and life insurance options, tax-deferral of payouts, the VEBA medical expense and supplemental plan benefits will be discussed. During the second hour, TIAA-CREF representatives will discuss retirement investing, asset allocation, income and planning.
* For all employees – those enrolled in the DRS plans and the WSURP administered by TIAA-CREF:
Sept. 18, 1:30-2:30 p.m., French Ad 139: Deferred Compensation Plan (DCP), which is a voluntary retirement plan employees may choose in addition to their regular plan.
Sept. 21, 8:30-10:30 a.m., French Ad 139: Mid-career benefit review to help employees ensure they have the coverage they need and are aware of the benefits available. The second hour will include a presentation about the Voluntary Investment Plan (VIP) – an additional retirement savings beyond the basic plans that is available to all employees.