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HRS and TIAA Joint Presentations

On January 29, 2020, Human Resource Services and TIAA will be providing joint presentations to assist you with benefit and retirement planning. Each session will begin with a benefits discussion presented by HRS staff, and will be followed by a financial education portion presented by TIAA representatives.

Registration to attend is not required, and seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Pre-Retirement Seminar– 8:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., Lighty 405 and by Zoom

This seminar is designed for WSURP participants planning on retiring within the next 5 years. 

  • 8:15-9:45: Tracy Vaughn will present on the WSU retirement process and various retirement benefits
  • 9:45-10:45: Presentation by TIAA representative regarding retirement income options

Employee Benefit Refresher: 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Lighty 405 and by Zoom at https://wsu.zoom.us/j/694377892

Designed for benefit eligible employees that wish to review or learn about the various benefits offered through WSU and identify if they need to make any updates.

  • 11:00-12:00: Tracy Vaughn will provide an overview of WSU benefits
  • 12:00-1:00: Presentation by TIAA representative regarding planning for retirement and increasing retirement savings

Pre-Retirement Seminar– 2:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., Lighty 405 and by Zoom at https://wsu.zoom.us/j/694377892

This seminar is designed for WSURP participants planning on retiring within the next 5 years. 

  • 2:15-3:45: Tracy Vaughn will present on the WSU retirement process and various retirement benefits
  • 3:45-4:45: Presentation by TIAA representative regarding retirement income options

Unable to make it to one of these sessions? That’s okay! These are offered each semester.


TIAA also provides in person financial counseling! To schedule an appointment, log into your TIAA account and click on the “Education” tab. You can also set up an appointment by calling 1-800-732-8353.


Are you within a year of retiring? WSU Retirement Specialists are available for meetings to begin the process of retiring from WSU. To schedule an appointment, contact HRS at hrs@wsu.edu or (509)335-4521.

HRS also offers Pre-Retirement seminars on a monthly basis. These sessions are ideal for those within a year of retiring. Dates and times of upcoming seminars are available at www.hrs.wsu.edu/retirement-information.


Interested in saving more for retirement? We have voluntary retirement plan options. For more details, visit www.hrs.wsu.edu/vips.

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