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  • Benefits & Retirement
    600 Henley Street
    Suite #221
    Knoxville, TN 37996-4125
  • Email: retirement@tennessee.edu
  • Fax: 865-974-3559

401(k) and 457(b) Plans

Enrollment and/or Changes

For online enrollment or changes to the 401(k) or 457 plans.

Agreement for Deferral of Lump Sum Annual Leave

To defer annual leave at the time of termination to the 401(k) or 457 plans. (form 1 and 2 required)

Plan Distribution Request

For total or partial lump sum withdrawals or rollovers out of the 401(k) or 457 plans, please contact Empower-Retirement at (800) 922-7772, option 2. From the Nashville area, call 615) 244-1030.


403(b) Plan

Enrollment

For 403(b) new enrollments (be sure to open the account with your 403(b) provider company also).

Salary Reduction Agreement

For deferral amount increases, decreases, or cancellations in the 403b plan.

Agreement for Deferral of Lump Sum Annual Leave

To defer annual leave at the time of termination to the 403(b) plan. (form 1 and 2 required)

403b Plan Distribution Request

For 403b total or partial lump sum withdrawals or rollovers out of the plan, please contact the 403b provider (Ameriprise, Fidelity, TIAA-CREF, VALIC, VOYA).


Thrift Saving Plan

Enrollment or Change to TSP Contributions

For new enrollment in TSP or for increases, decreases, or cancellations in the TSP plan.

For Thrift Saving Plan total or partial lump sum withdrawals or rollovers out of the plan, please contact Thrift Savings Plan at 1-TSP-YOU-FRST (1-877-968-3778) or TDD: 1-TSP-THRIFT5 (1-877-847-4385) (for hearing-impaired participants).