Retirement

The University of Iowa supports the efforts of our faculty and staff to plan a fulfilling, financially secure retirement. As part of our total rewards package, the university offers mandatory and voluntary retirement options to help you meet your financial goals.
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Mandatory Plan Options

Every staff member (except house staff, fellows, adjunct faculty and students) with employment expected to last 6+ months must participate in a retirement program.

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Voluntary Plan Options

Make additional pre-tax or after-tax contributions into a 457(b) and/or a 403(b) retirement account. Participation is voluntary and the university does not contribute to these plans.

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Preparing for Retirement

If you are ready to retire from the university, you will have to make some important decisions about your financial and health benefits. Visit this section to find out your next steps. 

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The CARES Act and Your Retirement Plan

We know that keeping you and your family healthy and safe amid the challenges surrounding COVID-19 needs to be your first priority. That’s why we’re working with our retirement plan partners at TIAA to break down the provisions in the act to make them easier to understand so you can determine if they may be right for you.

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Contact Information

University Benefits

Fax
319-335-2776
Campus Address
120 USB
Mailing Address

120 University Services Building
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
United States

Hours
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.