403(b) Regular Retirement Plan Contributions

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  • Participants (USNH Faculty/Staff and AAUP) must contribute for one year at the Initial, Alternate, or Middle Contribution Level
  • Effective the first pay period of the month following one year of active participation at the Initial Level, the Employee will be eligible to make the Standard Contribution and receive the employer contribution for the Standard Level
  • How to Enroll: You must complete two steps to enroll:

    1. You may open an account with TIAA or Fidelity, or both. When you've made the decision visit the vendor site to enroll online.
    2. Go to MyUSNHBenefits.net, under the Resources Center, Retirement Plan section, download/print the applicable "Salary Reduction Agreement"; complete, sign and return to your Campus HR Office.

403(b) Supplemental Retirement Contributions

  • You can make additional elective contributions to the 403(b) Retirement Plan up to the IRS elective deferral limits
  • The additional supplemental contributions must be a fixed dollar amount and receives no employer match
  • You must be enrolled in the USNH Regular Retirement Plan and contributing at the Standard Level

How to Enroll: You must complete two steps to enroll:

  1. You may open an account with TIAA or Fidelity, or both. When you've made the decision visit the vendor site to enroll online.
  2. Go to MyUSNHBenefits.net, under the Resources Center, Retirement Plan section, download/print the applicable "Salary Reduction Agreement"; complete, sign and return to your Campus HR Office.