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Policies and Procedures

4.73 Retirement Protection Plan

Staff members who have completed 1 year of service and have a disabling condition are eligible to have the monthly premiums under the basic retirement plan to TIAA-CREF or substitute retirement plan assumed by the carrier during the continuance of such total disability to age 65 if the disability commences prior to age 61 and to continue for up to 60 months but not beyond the June 30 coinciding with or following the attainment of age 70 if the disability occurs after age 61.

The University assumes the total cost of the retirement protection insurance plan.

Life insurance is continued in force (with no further employee contributions required) throughout the duration of total disability.