You may begin contributions effective first of the month following hire date or during open enrollment periods every June and December.
The contribution level is based on years of participation as follows:
Beginning January 1, 2007
(percent of base salary)
Vesting requires five (5) years of participation. Please click here to enroll in the Defined Contribution Plan.
- You may allocate your and Temple's contributions between Fidelity Investments and
TIAA-CREF (Teachers Insurance Annuity Association & College Retirement
- Fidelity Investment offers a Fixed Fund through Metropolitan Life and various
mutual funds including Growth funds, Stock funds, Bond funds, Money Market
funds and Balanced funds.
- TIAA-CREF offers a Fixed Fund, a Real Estate fund, Stock fund, Money Market
fund, Bond fund, Social Choice fund, Global Equities fund, Growth fund, Equity
Index fund and Inflation-Linked Bond Fund.
To contact TIAA-CREF customer service, call 1-800-842-2888. For additional information,
you may also visit their website at www.tiaa-cref.org/temple.
To contact Fidelity Investments customer service, call 1-800-343-0860. For additional
information, you may also visit their website at www.fidelity.com/atwork.