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The University of Tennessee Faculty and Staff Benefits

Insurance

Additional Information

Forms (Required): DUE FRIDAY AFTER ORIENTATION

Forms (Optional): DUE FRIDAY AFTER ORIENTATION

Return completed forms via email to utminsurance@utm.edu. Type ENCRYPT in the subject line to secure the email.

Additional Resources (information only) if you have questions contact utminsurance@utm.edu:

Retirement (Required)

Informational materials and forms

Return completed forms via email to utminsurance@utm.edu. Type ENCRYPT in the subject line to secure the email.

Additional Resources (information only) if you have questions contact utmretirement@utm.edu:

TCRS Information

Hybrid (TCRS-H/401-H) (For employees hired after July 1, 2014)

Employer contribution is 8.94 percent of compensation

Mandatory employee contribution is 5 percent of compensation

https://treasury.tn.gov/Retirement/Retire-Ready-Tennessee/for-Higher-Education-Employees

https://treasury.tn.gov/Retirement/Information-and-Resources/TCRS-Overview-and-Self-Service

TCRS contact

EMPOWER RETIREMENT 800-922-7772

UTM Empower/Retire Ready TN Contact (615) 564-7002 (Allan Landstreet)

Allan.Landstreet@empower-retirement.com

https://treasury.tn.gov/Retirement/Information-and-Resources/TCRS-Overview-and-Self-Service

ORP

Optional Retirement Program (ORP) call represenative to register for the plan before you turn in the enrollment forms.

The ORP is a “defined contribution” retirement plan, which means the amount of retirement benefits will be determined by the member’s account balance.

https://treasury.tn.gov/Retirement/Retire-Ready-Tennessee/for-Higher-Education-Employees

 

Annuity providers in the ORP are:

AIG- Kiley Clagg 731-343-3066

VOYA- Justin Howell 731-668-9818

TIAA Brian Nanney 901-801-6206

 

Employer contributions - 9%

Mandatory Member contributions - 5%

Total contributions - 14%

Register or Change 401K

Need to make changes to your 401(k)/457 account (including beneficiary)?

Login to your RetireReadyTN retirement dashboard to manage these and other features of your account.

https://retirereadytn.empower-retirement.com/participant/#/login?accu=TennesseeWR

 

Register or Change 401K (2% contribution optional)

https://retirereadytn.empower-retirement.com/participant/#/login?accu=TennesseeWR

You can change your 401k contribution.

Related Links

Annual Security and Fire Report (PDF)

Requisition Request in IRIS (PDF)

Contact

Gwendolyn Hopkins
Administrative Assistant III
(731) 881-7845