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Human Resources

Retirement Plans

As a CWU employee, a key part of your compensation and future security is your retirement plan. 

Retirement Plans

Faculty

Central Washington University Retirement Plan (CWURP), a 403(b), defined contribution plan with required contribution rates based on age and 100% matching by the university.

OR

Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) Plan 3, which consists of a defined contribution and defined benefit component. 

CWURP

TRS 
Plan 3

Administrative/
Exempt Staff

Central Washington University Retirement Plan (CWURP), a 403(b), defined contribution plan with required contribution rates based on age and 100% matching by the university.

OR

Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) Plan 3, which consists of a defined contribution and defined benefit component.

CWURP

PERS
Plan 3

Classified Staff

Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) Plan 2 or 3.

Campus Police participate in the Law Enforcement Officers' and Fire Fighters' Retirement System (LEOFF).

PERS and LEOFF are defined benefit pension plans administered by the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems.

PERS

LEOFF

 

Optional Retirement Plans

Invest additional funds toward your future at any time.

Voluntary Investment Plan (VIP)
The VIP is a supplemental retirement savings plan available under IRC Section 403b. 
 
VIP
Washington State Deferred Compensation Program
The DCP is a supplemental retirement savings program available under IRC Section 457.
 
DCP

 

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