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Employee Benefits

Retirement

When hired, all benefited employees opt for the Wyoming Retirement System or TIAA as their retirement option, and the choice is irrevocable. The enrollment form can be found here.

  • Wyoming Retirement System - Phone number: (307) 777-7691
  • TIAA - General phone number: (800) 842-2776.  To schedule an appointment, call (800) 732-8353

Supplemental Retirement

Benefited employees are eligible to enroll in a 403(b) and/or 457(b) plan. Enrollment is available any time and will take effect the month after the enrollment form is received. The State of Wyoming contributes $20 per month if the employee contributes a minimum of $20 per month. 

Visit the Payroll website for details to compare the 403(b) and 457(b) plans.

Participant enrollment or changes to your contributions can made using the 403(b) Supplemental Retirement and 457(b) Deferred Compensation Agreement form. Participants in the Wyoming Retirement System Deferred Compensation Plan should NOT use this form.

Wyoming Retirement System (WRS) 457 Deferred Compensation Plan enrollment can be made using the Participant Enrollment form. Payroll changes to the WRS Deferred Compensation Plan can be made by using the Paycheck Contribution Election form.

Change Beneficiary

Employees typically change their beneficiaries due to marriage or divorce, but they may be changed at any time without a qualifying event.  Changes may be made online at Wyoming Retirement System or TIAA.

Board of Trustees Retirement Benefit

Employees who meet the length of service requirements are eligible for several important benefits that are outlined in Section VI of University Regulation 5-2.

Retiree Health Insurance

Employees who are at least 50 years old with a minimum of 4 years of service are eligible to enroll in the retiree health insurance when retiring.  For the most up to date plan booklets, premium rates and retiree forms please visit the EGI website.

Additional Resources

Contact Us

Human Resources Benefits Office

Campus: Hill Hall rooms 339, 341, 343

Mail: Dept. 3422

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Office Hours: Monday - Friday

Regular: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Summer: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Phone: 307.766.2377

Fax: 307.766.5636

Email: hrbenofc@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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