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Employee Benefits


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

The form to enroll or change your contributions can be found here.

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. 

Please visit the Payroll website for details to enroll or change monthly contributions, compare the 403(b) and 457(b) plans and find a list of approved companies.

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.

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