Employee Benefits

Benefits Open Enrollment 2016

October 3rd-14th 2016

The Benefits Office will provide HR128 training classes prior to and during the Open Enrollment Period. 

Annual Enrollment Information


2016 Life Planning Seminar

The 2016 Life Planning Seminar will be held Wednesday, November 2.  The Life Planning Seminar will consist of the following sessions: 

Retirement 101

Retirement plan overview and estimates (must register by Sept. 26 to receive personalized retirement booklet)

  • TCRS
  • VOYA
  • TIAA
  • FERS
  • CERS

Retiree Insurance

Social Security

Life After Retirement 

Complete the Registration form and submit to the Benefits office by Sept. 26, 2016.

Life Planning Seminar Registration Form

As a State of Tennessee employee, benefits are an important part of your total compensation package. Your complete benefit package includes, medical, dental, life insurance, retirement, etc. As you explore the various benefits, you will notice affordable premiums, generous leave policies, tax deferred annuities and educational benefits. There are also benefits unique to the State that you may not find anywhere else. The Sick Leave Bank and Longevity pay are two benefits that help to make the State benefit package one of the most valuable compared to other employers. Benefits are available to all regular full-time employees. Part-time employees are eligible for benefits based on percent of effort. The Prospective Employee Benefit Preview Packet will give you a broad overview of the benefits offered at the University. Additional details regarding benefits can be found within the Benefits pages and links. This information will prepare you to make your benefit elections the day of your New Hire Orientation.