403(b) retirement plan
Oct. 16, 2017—Join Human Resources at the Benefits Open House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday on the 10th floor of the Baker Building. Visit vu.edu/oe for more details.
Oct. 11, 2017—All benefits-eligible employees will need their VUnetID and password to enroll in 2018 benefits. Open Enrollment is Oct. 17-31. Visit vu.edu/oe to learn more.
Oct. 9, 2017—Open Enrollment Oct. 17-31 is a good time to review your 403(b) Retirement Plan. Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, VU will match voluntary contributions of 1 percent or 2 percent (up to 5 percent total, mandatory and voluntary).
Sep. 27, 2017—Open Enrollment is Oct. 17–31. All benefits-eligible employees must complete Open Enrollment, even if you don't plan to make changes to current elections or you wish to waive coverage.
Jan. 13, 2017—If you contribute to a non-Vanderbilt University retirement plan through an outside business in which you are at least a 50 percent owner, you need to report your 2016 contributions to Human Resources by April 1.
Dec. 21, 2016—Vanderbilt University periodically reviews the investments offered by its Retirement Plan to ensure it continues to help you meet your retirement and financial goals, and that the plan offers a variety of options to fit different risk tolerance levels.
Nov. 1, 2016—Each year, the Internal Revenue Service reviews the limits for retirement plan contributions and makes necessary adjustments to reflect price and wage inflation. For the 2017 calendar year, the voluntary limits will remain the same.
Oct. 12, 2016—On Oct. 12, Fidelity began sending the government-required retirement plan participant fee disclosure to employees who are eligible to participate in the Vanderbilt University 403(b) Retirement Plan. You do not need to take any action. The disclosure is for your information only.
Dec. 9, 2015—Each year, the Internal Revenue Service reviews the limits for retirement plan contributions and makes necessary adjustments to reflect price and wage inflation. For the 2016 calendar year, the limits will remain as follows.