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Retirement Planning

Fidelity Homepage - 800.343.3548 - Plan Number 50094 (403b) 72992 (457b)

Through the Fidelity web site you can access fund information, IRA evaluators, daily fund prices, and online trading.  If you need more information about your Fidelity account feel free to consult our University Fidelity Representative.  Please view the upcoming dates on our Events Page




TIAA - 800.842.2776 Plan Number 101021 (403b) 101022 (457b)

Through the TIAA web site you can access product and account information, current performance reports, change your address, conduct transactions, read and order current prospectuses. If you need help figuring out your TIAA account you can meet with our University TIAA representative.  To schedule an upcoming appointment you can call 1.866.842.2825; to view upcoming dates when the representative will be on campus please view our Events Page. You can also meet with a TIAA representative at their Grand Rapids office in Bridgewater Place. To sign up for an appointment you can sign up here.

If you are thinking of retiring soon and are looking for more information about what Grand Valley offers visit our Retiree Benefits page. 





The Internal Revenue Service has announced that there will be no change to the supplemental retirement account contribution limit for 2016. In addition, the catch-up contribution will remain at $6,000. The 2016 Grand Valley State University 403(b) and 457(b) supplemental contribution limits are:
                                                                         403(b)        457(b)

Contribution Limit                                            $18,000      $18,000

Catch-up Contribution (age 50 and older)        $6,000        $6,000

Roth post-tax Option
A Roth post-tax supplemental contribution option is available for the GVSU 403(b) and 457(b) Retirement Plans. For more information go to
If you are interested in changing your current contribution amount please complete the "Update Retirement Contribution" form located on our Anytime Events Site.

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