Benefits Education - 2016 Voluntary Retirement Plan Contributions

The IRS has announced that the annual contribution limits for the 403(b) and 457(b) retirement plans will not change in 2016.  The current annual limit is $18,000 per plan plus an additional catch-up of $6,000 for participants age 50 or older.  If you currently participate in a 403(b) and/or 457(b) voluntary retirement plan, you can review your monthly contribution and annual goal on Web for Employees:

1.       Login to

2.       Click on Benefits Information from the Benefits menu

3.       Select Currently Active

4.       Click on the appropriate Benefit Link for your voluntary plan

If you would like to change your contributions, please complete and submit a Salary Reduction Agreement to OSU Benefits, 106 Whitehurst or