- About the Plan
- Summary Plan Description
- Plan Value and Fees
- Beneficiary Designation
- Counseling and Seminars
- Retirement part of the Plan: When you contribute the required amount in the Retirement part of the Plan, you will receive the University match contribution that is in place.
- TDA part of the Plan: If want to contribute more than the required amount towards retirement or if you are eligible for the TDA part only, you may enroll in the TDA part of the Plan. There is no matching contribution from the University to the TDA part.
- Lawrence Technological University Defined Contribution Retirement Plan SPD
- Summary of Material Modification to SPD
The Plan is funded through the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF). Participants select amongst a wide choice of investment options for both plans.
An individual who has terminated employment with the University, either through retirement or for other reasons, will be granted complete control of accumulated funds, including transfer to other plans or cash surrender. Distribution of these funds is governed by the IRS. Inappropriate cash out of these funds could result in excess taxes and penalties. Please contact TIAA-CREF at 1.800.842.2776 for information concerning withdrawal options for the funds.
When it comes to planning for retirement, it's important you take into account plan fees when making investment decisions — just as you would consider how investment performance, your contribution amount, and asset allocation strategy all impact your retirement savings. Link to Understanding Plan Fees to learn more about fees. You may request a paper copy of the fee disclosure free of charge by emailing email@example.com.
- Phone: Toll free: 800-842-2776
- Website: TIAA-CREF Web site.
Schedule a personal appointment by phone:
Detroit Office: 800.842.2044
For counseling by phone:
Locate a seminar bï»¿y Internet:
Lawrence Tech in its sole discretion may modify, amend, or terminate the benefits provided with respect to any individual receiving benefits, including active employees, retirees, and their dependents. Although the university has elected to provide these benefits this year, no individual has a vested right to any of the benefits provided. Nothing in these materials gives any individual the right to continued benefits beyond the time the university modifies, amends, or terminates the benefit. Anyone seeking or accepting any of the benefits provided will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the benefits programs and the university's right to modify, amend or terminate them.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the benefits information in this site. However, if any provision on the benefits plans is unclear or ambiguous, the Office of Human Resources reserves the right to interpret the plan and resolve the problem. If any inconsistency exists between this site and the written plans or contracts, the actual provisions of each benefit plan will govern. Lawrence Tech in its sole discretion may modify, amend, or terminate the benefits provided with respect to any individual receiving benefits, including active employees, retirees, and their dependents.