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PT Faculty Retirement (403b)

Employee Contribution

All part-time faculty who are members of the Rhode Island School of Design Part-Time Faculty Association can contribute toward RISD’s retirement plan.

Employee Contributions: Employees may elect to contribute pre-tax dollars up to the IRS determined annual limit. Employees ages 50 and over by December 31st of the plan year who elect to contribute the IRS determined annual limit may contribute an additional catch-up amount.
Start Date: First of the month coinciding with or following the date of hire.
End Date: Employees may stop contributions at any time. Coverage ends on the last day of active employment.
Changes: Employees may make changes to their fund allocation at any time by logging into their TIAA account. Employees may also elect in Workday to change their contributions for the next following pay period. For further assistance, please see instructions for making contribution changes in Workday.


403(b) Educational Materials and Resources

TIAA provided the following educational materials and resources to help you get the most out of your retirement benefits: