Retirement Income Plan

Baylor University Retirement Income Plan - 403(b)

Baylor University provides eligible participants a defined contribution equal to 10.8% of the participant’s total pay. In addition, eligible participants may make voluntary contributions into the Plan on either a pre-tax or after-tax basis.

Eligibility Requirements

Full-time faculty and staff members who are at least 21 years of age, and have completed one year of service with an accredited college or university will be eligible to enroll into the Plan. Part-time faculty and staff members who are at least 21 years of age, and who have either worked the equivalent of 1,000 hours during their first year of employment with the university, or who have worked the equivalent of 1,000 hours during a subsequent calendar year will be eligible to enroll into the Plan.

New Faculty and Staff Members

If you are at least 21 years of age, and have completed one year of service with an accredited college or university, you will be immediately eligible to enroll into the Plan. If you satisfy the age requirement, but have not satisfied the service requirement, then you will need to complete the Prior University Work Experience Form to receive partial credit towards the one year of service requirement.

Baylor University Salary Deferral Plan - 457(b)

The 457(b) Salary Deferral Plan allows faculty and staff to postpone receipt of a portion of current income, which results in pre-tax retirement deferrals. These tax deferred dollars may be invested with GuideStone Financial Resources, SBC.

403(b) Retirement Income Plan

GuideStone Financial Resources, SBC
To request a Plan loan from GuideStone, please call 888.984.8433.
To request other 403(b) forms from GuideStone, please call 888.984.8433.

The Vanguard Group
To request 403(b) forms from Vanguard, please call 800.523.1188.

TIAA-CREF
To request a Plan loan from TIAA-CREF, please call 800.842.2776.
To request other 403(b) forms from TIAA-CREF, please call 800.842.2776.
Helpful Links
BURIP Orientation Sessions
BURIP Policy
Baylor Retirement Benefits
Part-Time Employee Notification
Social Security Benefits

457(b) Salary Deferral Plan
GuideStone Financial Resources, SBC
Enrollment / Change Instructions
To request other 457(b) forms from GuideStone, please call 888.984.8433.