Defined Contribution Retirement Plan
The University offers a 403(b)/401(a) Defined Contribution Retirement Plan and employees may invest with TIAA and/or Fidelity Investments. There are different levels of contributions which vary depending on your job classification and collective bargaining agreement. For a brief description of the plan for which you may be eligible, please view the appropriate employee category listed below. For questions regarding eligibility, please contact the Benefits Office at or call 215-926-2281 (7-2281).

Employees eligible for the Defined Contribution Retirement Plan can enroll within 31 days of intial eligibility or during any open enrollment period which is every June and December.

Employees electing to enroll in the Defined Contribution Plan for the first time will need to complete both the TIAA and/or Fidelity application on-line and the Salary Reduction Agreement form to initiate the payroll contributions. For instructions on how to complete the enrollment process, please click here.
For information about voluntary contributions, click here. If you wish to change your current investment allocation, please contact TIAA and/or Fidelity Investments directly.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Benefits Office at or call 215-926-2281.
Defined Contribution Plan
  • Non-union employees and faculty
  • AFSCME employees
  • Law faculty and employees
  • TAUP tenure track faculty and employees
Non-Tenure Track Faculty
  • TAUP NTT faculty
  • Dental non-clinical NTT faculty
BUE Employees
Police and Security Officers (Local 511)
Individual Counseling, FAQs, and Additional Resources
updated: 10/18/2016


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