Retirement Accounts

All Emmanuel College employees are eligible to participate in a retirement plan with TIAA-CREF.

All employees are eligible to participate in a Supplemental Retirement Account. Eligibility for the Retirement Account occurs when the employee has completed one year of employment at 1000 hours per year. There is a yearly max of $18,000 through the Retirement and Supplemental Retirement Account.

Employees aged 50+ have additional retirement savings options.

Retirement Accounts

Eligible employees may participate in the core retirement plan with TIAA-CREF. Eligibility occurs when the employee has completed one year of employment at 1000 hours per year. Emmanuel may be able to recognize employment at another institution of higher education when calculating eligibility. If the employee participates and contributes 5%, Emmanuel will contribute a discretionary contribution of at least 1% of the eligible employee's regular earnings each pay period. Currently the College's contribution is 9%. As a condition of employment employees aged 35 and over who have worked for the College for 5 or more years must contribute 5% of their salary to retirement savings.

Learn more: http://www.tiaa-cref.org   

Supplemental Retirement Accounts

All employees may participate in a 403(b) plan from their date of hire. This plan allows participation on an individual basis in a TIAA-CREF plan.

Learn more: http://www.tiaa-cref.org   

Aged 50+

All Employees aged 50 and over can contribute an extra $6,000 per year to their retirement account.

2015 Standard limit $18,000
2015 Catch-up limit $  6,000
2015 Total Max       $24,000

Learn more: http://www.tiaa-cref.org   

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