Every employee dreams of a secure, enjoyable retirement.  Planning ahead financially can help you achieve your goals. Employees can build and protect their futures financial security by taking advantage of the opportunities available through Marshall University’s retirement programs. Experts estimate that individuals will need at least 70% of their annual income for each year of retirement. To build enough protection for your financial security, it is important to save as much as you can consistently over time!” For a one-on-one consultation, please contact Lisa Henry, Benefits Coordinator at 304-696-6240 or

Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association 

A major financial services organization with a longstanding reputation for service and value.  This nationwide retirement system for people working at education, research, and healthcare institutions offers high quality investment management at expense  levels that are among the lowest in the insurance and mutual fund industries. *Some current employees have been grandfathered into the State Teachers Retirement program. However, it is no longer an option for new employees.

Who is Eligible
Voluntary Retirement Programs
Retirement Checklist

How to Enroll

Emeritus Status
IRS Resources
Social Security Resources
TIAA Resources